Longwood

Longwood University

201 High St, Farmville, United States
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Overview of Longwood University (Longwood)

About this school

Longwood, founded in 1839, is public college. Its 160-acre campus is located in Farmville, 60 miles west of Richmond.
  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:4,386
    • Men:1,453 Men (33.1%)
    • Women:2,933 Women (66.9%)

Location

Admission Information (Longwood)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Longwood University is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
4
Science
3
4
Foreign Language
2
4
Social Studies
1
-
History
2
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
Not reported
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
Not used if submitted
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
201 High Street
City, State, Zip
Farmville, VA 23909
Phone
(434) 395-2060
Fax
(434) 395-2332
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
March 1
Application Fee
$50
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
June 1
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 1 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
December 1
Early Action Notification
January 15

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
3 recommended for all freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
92% of 4,873 applicants were admitted
Women
91% of 3,258 applicants were admitted
Men
93% of 1,615 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
937 (21%) of 4,475 admitted students enrolled
Women
610 (20%) of 2,977 admitted students enrolled
Men
327 (22%) of 1,498 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.37
375 And Above
22%
3.50 - 3.74
23%
3.25 - 3.49
22%
3.00 - 3.24
21%
2.50 - 2.99
12%
2.00 - 2.49
-

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
506 average |470-550 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
0%
• Score 600 - 700
8%
• Score 500 - 600
55%
• Score 400 - 500
33%
• Score 300 - 400
3%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
• Score 700 - 800
2%
• Score 600 - 700
19%
• Score 500 - 600
54%
• Score 400 - 500
24%
• Score 300 - 400
1%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
21 average |18-23 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
1%
• Score 24 - 29
21%
• Score 18 - 23
61%
• Score 12 - 17
16%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (Longwood)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $13,080|Out-of-state: $27,600 (47.55%)
  • Room & Board: - $10,732 (39.01%)
  • Other Expenses: - $1,350 (4.91%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,348 (8.54%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expenses
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Longwood University accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning March 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003719
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
808 (85.6%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
603 (74.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
Not reported
Need Fully Met
281 aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
79%
Average Award
$14,609
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 483 aid recipients, average amount $7,735
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 496 aid recipients, average amount $6,036
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 40 aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
49 (5.2%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,860

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
2,933 (66.9%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
2,722 (92.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
Not reported
Need Fully Met
1,036 aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
80%
Average Award
$14,965
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,705 aid recipients, average amount $7,712
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,909 aid recipients, average amount $7,021
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 110 aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
234 (5.3%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $5,016

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
69%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$28,376
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Biological Sciences, Business, Computer Science, Education, English, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Military Science, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Music, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Community Service, Leadership, Memberships
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Local/State Students

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction (Longwood)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Students required to own/lease a computer

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


248

Part-Time Faculty


92

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


64%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 16% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 37% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 30% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 13% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 2% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 1% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 20% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 30% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 49% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 1% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Not accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Not available

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
553,799
Computer Ownership
Students required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
291
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Not Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Longwood University provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


80.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


48.3%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


65.6%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


68.0%

Programs & Majors (Longwood)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (27)


  • Anthropology
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling
  • Computer Science
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Economics, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Science
  • Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • History, General
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy
  • Visual and Performing Arts, General

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Liberal arts/general studies, Health professions and related sciences

Online Degrees


Engineering

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Master's Programs of Study (13)


  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Communication Disorders
  • Counselor Education
  • Education--General
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Elementary Education
  • Health Education
  • Mathematics Education
  • Middle School Education
  • Physical Education
  • Reading Education
  • Real Estate
  • Special Education

Campus Life (Longwood)

Location & Geography

Population


8,161

Nearest Metropolitan Area


Richmond

Campus Size


60 acres

Weather


Temperature
24.7 average low in January, 82.6 average high in September
Rain
114 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Bus Station
Farmville
Nearest Train Station
65 mile(s) from campus in Richmond

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Women only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


66% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


34%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Lancers
School Colors
Blue and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Field Hockey
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Field Hockey
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
cheerleading, football, golf, racquetball, rock climbing, sand volleyball, softball, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, weight lifting

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Longwood University offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities, alpha lambda delta, student nursing association, longwood university, bare naked ladies, chi alpha, sigma alpha pi

Sororities


14% of women participate

Fraternities


14% of men participate

ROTC


Army ROTC offered on campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


3,952

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
4,386
Women
2,933
Men
1,453

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 1.3% Asian
  • 9.8% Black/African-American
  • 5.3% Hispanic/Latino
  • 4.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 75.1% White
  • 3.8% Unknown

International Students


1.8% from 26 countries

Average Age


20

Number of Graduate Students


497

Student Resources (Longwood)