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Lynchburg, founded in 1903, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 214-acre campus with colonial style architecture is located in Lynchburg, 120 miles west of Richmond.

Website: www.lynchburg.edu/

Private
Co-ed
2,086
Undergraduate
Students
(60.9%) 1,270 Women
(39.1%) 816 Men
995
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
100% of 3,830 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.43
SAT Math
580-480 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
500-605 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
19-26 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$53,580
Tuition and Fees
$39,530
Room and Board
$10,800
Average Percent of Need Met
80%
Average Freshman Award
$31,658
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$36,076
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
187
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 20% of classes
10-19 students: 41% of classes
20-29 students: 33% of classes
30-39 students: 3% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Lynchburg Population
77,113
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
74% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Hornets
Sororities
12% of women participate
Fraternities
12% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.5% Asian
10.8% Black/African-American
4.7% Hispanic/Latino
3.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
75.6% White
3.9% Unknown
International Students
1.5% from 11 countries
First-Year Students Returning
79.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
51.8%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
73%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
25.0%
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