Lynchburg College


Highest Degree Offered: Masters

College Type: Private

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Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Virginia


Lynchburg College is located in Lynchburg, Virginia, about 180 miles southwest of Washington D.C., in the Central Virginia foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. An independent, co-educational, residential college of 2,500 students, Lynchburg College provides a sophisticated academic experience in a small-school environment. We offer over 40 majors and minors; graduate programs; in-depth research opportunities, as well as study abroad and interdisciplinary courses; and average class sizes of 17, with an overall student-faculty ratio of 12:1. Lynchburg College is accredited/approved by the Commission on Colleges and Universities of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

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Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 2572
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Faculty: 161

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 16:1
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Contact Information

1501 Lakeside Dr
Lynchburg Virginia 24501


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Main Phone: 434-544-8100

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Admissions Contact:
Elizabeth Becker
Associate Director, Admissions
(434) 544-8305

Transfer Services Contact:

International Admissions Contact:
Dara Logan
Associate Director, Admissions
(434) 544-8306

Athletics Contact:
Dr. Jack Toms
Director, Athletics
(434) 544-8498

Applying to Transfer

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Minimum GPA for Applying:
You must be in good academic standing and have a minimum GPA of 2.0 or higher to be considered for transfer admission.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
The lowest grade earned for any course that may be transferred for credit is C.

Credits (Min/Max):
76 credits is the maximum that can be transferred from another institution. You must earn 48 credits and complete 50% of your major at Lynchburg to receive a bachelor's degree.

Test Scores for Applying:
Students with 25 or more college credit hours and students who graduated from high school two or more years ago are not required to submit SAT/ACT test scores.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
A letter of recommendation from a college professor, advisor or employer is not required, but is strongly recommended.

Essay(s) required:
The submission of a personal essay discussing your personal goals and reasons for wanting to attend Lynchburg College is optional.

Application Fee:
If you apply online, the $30 application fee will be waived automatically.

Other Requirements:
Nursing applicants must meet additional requirements found here Transfer students who are 25 years of age or older are considered Access Transfer Students and should use the Access Student Check Sheet.

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Transfer Statistics

Transfers Applied: 509

Transfers Accepted: 182

Transfer Percentage Accepted: 36%

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Lynchburg College proudly presents its Transfer Scholarship Competition, which strives to recognize the achievements of those students who have excelled in their college communities and are now making the transition to Lynchburg College.

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