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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
1,935
Undergraduate
Students
(61.4%) 1,189 Women
(38.6%) 746 Men
1,021
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
91% of 4,477 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.41
SAT Math
520 average
470-570 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
550 average
500-600 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
22 average
18-26 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$58,238
Tuition and Fees
$41,880
Room and Board
$12,138
Average Percent of Need Met
80%
Average Freshman Award
$31,751
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$36,036
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
186
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
Not reported
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.
0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.5% Asian
11.6% Black/African-American
5.9% Hispanic/Latino
2.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
76.0% White
2.0% Unknown
International Students
1.0%
First-Year Students Returning
75.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
51.4%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
73%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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