University of Lynchburg

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world rank  2253

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University Overview

Established in 1903, University of Lynchburg is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Lynchburg (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Virginia. Officially accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, University of Lynchburg (LC) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Reformed religion. University of Lynchburg (LC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 117 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. LC also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym LC
Founded 1903
Motto Above and Beyond
Colours Crimson and gray

University Location

Address 1501 Lakeside Drive
Lynchburg
24501-3113 Virginia
United States
Tel +1 (434) 544 8100
Fax +1 (434) 544 8499

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office 1501 Lakeside Drive
Lynchburg 24501
(434) 544 8300

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff 200-299
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Reformed Christian-Reformed Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) - www.disciples.org

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs
2000 Classification Masters Colleges and Universities I
Size & Setting Four-year, small, highly residential institution
Enrollment Profile High undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, selective, lower transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of Lynchburg's Library
University of Lynchburg's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 116,186 physical volumes, 6,695 digital/electronic medium and 103 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes
University of Lynchburg provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 1,543 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Year of first Accreditation

1927


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)
  • Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP), National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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