Longwood University

country rank  554
world rank  1718

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University Overview

Founded in 1839, Longwood University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the small town of Farmville (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), Virginia. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Longwood University (LU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Longwood University (LU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 180 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym LU
Founded 1839
Motto Certum pete finem
Aim at a sure end
Colours Blue and white

University Location

Address 201 High Street
Farmville (population range: 2,500-9,999)
23909 Virginia
United States
T +1 (434) 395 2000
F +1 (434) 395 2635

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)

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 Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office

+1 (434) 395 2060

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 5,000-5,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Longwood University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • American Association for Leisure and Recreation (AALR), Council on Accreditation
  • Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019