University of Lynchburg, located in beautiful central Virginia, is a private university with approximately 2,800 undergraduate and graduate students. Renowned for faculty engagement, Lynchburg offers over 53 majors, 66 minors, 15 pre-professional programs, 16 graduate programs, and 3 doctoral programs. Undergraduate scholarships range from $20,000-$24,000 recognizing students for academics, leadership and service. Students play 24 sports as members of Division III Old Dominion Athletic Conference. The Princeton Review lists it as one of the 368 best colleges in the nation. Lynchburg is one of the colleges profiled in Colleges That Change Lives and is also profiled in The Templeton Guide: Colleges That Encourage Character Development.

Academic Programs

  • Research
  • Science
  • Technology
  • Liberal Arts
  • Business
  • Education
  • Nursing
  • Communication
  • Music
  • Art & Design
  • Economics
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Government/Political Science
  • Health Science
  • Performing Arts
  • Social Science
  • Visual Arts
  • DPT
  • PA

Student experience

  • Athletics
  • Co-op/Internship Opportunities
  • Disability Services
  • Greek Life
  • Intramural/Club Sports
  • LGBTQIA Services
  • Military/Veteran Services
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Religious Affiliation
  • Study Abroad
  • Undergraduate Research
  • Veteran Fee Waiver

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A first year student is any student who has not graduated from high school. Students taking college courses in high school are still considered first year students. Any student who has graduated from high school and has taken less than 12 credit hours of college work post-graduation is also a first year student.


Transfer students are students with a high school diploma/GED who have taken more than 12 credit hours of college work AFTER their high school graduation.

Additional Information

100% of our students receive financial aid. Merit scholarships are offered at the time of admission that range from $20,000-$24,000. Virginia residents are also eligible for the Virginia Tuition Grant of about $3,200. All students are encouraged to file the FAFSA as soon as it is available to be eligible for federal and college grants. After Financial Aid, the University of Lynchburg price is very competitive with the price of Virginia public colleges and universities.

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Individual campus visits are provided three times during the week. There is an info session and tour on most Saturdays and Open House events throughout the year. You can find all of our visit opportunities online at

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School location

1501 Lakeside Dr
Lynchburg, VA 24501-3113, United States of America

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