Admissions Office, 201 High StreetFarmville, VA 23909 434-395-2060
About Longwood University
  • Year of Foundation 1839
  • Size of Campus 160 acre
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 3,749
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 66%, 34%, 4%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $5,370 in-state, $15,600 out-of-state
  • Room and Board $8,114
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee 40
  • Enrollment No. 4,021
Longwood University combines a private university experience with the affordability of a state university. A state-assisted, co-educational university, Longwood offers students a choice of more than 100 undergraduate majors, minors and concentrations. Graduate programs include business, education, English, sociology and communication sciences & disorders. Longwood is one of only a few public institutions in the nation to require internships or research projects for every student in every major. Longwood University one of the “Top Public Universities-Master’s” in the South at the #9 position, and the 2011 Princeton Review again bestowed regional honors on Longwood, naming it a “Best Southeastern College.”
Social Life And Activities
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Spring Weekend, Oktoberfest
  • Setting Rural
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) NAACP, Association of Black Students
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 16%
  • Number of students in fraternities 9
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of sororities 13
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Ambassadors, 4 Christ, Baptist Student Union, Catholic Campus Community, Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship, Crossroads, Intervarsity Christian Fellowship, Jewish Student Organization, Latter Day Saints Student Association, Wes
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Delta Mu, Delta Psi Kappa, Kappa Delta Pi, Beta Gamma Sigma, Alpha Kappa Delta, Alpha Psi Omega, Beta Beta Beta, Delta Phi Alpha, Kappa Pi, Lambda Alpha Epsilon, Lambda Iota Tau, Phi Alpha Theta, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, Pi Delta Phi, Pi Kappa Delta, P
  • Percent students who are frat members 14%
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
  • Number of frats 9
  • Distance to nearest airport Richmond, VA (65), Lynchburg, VA (55)
  • Distance to nearest train Richmond, VA (60)
  • Distance to nearest bus Farmville (1)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus No
Student Housing
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (75%), women's dorms (7%), sorority housing (7%), apartment for single students (5%), special housing for disabled students (2%), special housing for international students (1%), other housing options
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 11
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 3%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 73%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 80%
  • Number of students using college housing 69%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 10%
  • College campus housing availability No
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 7%
Campus Services
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 18,050
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 3,000
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 300
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Counseling Services career, personal, academic, psychological, birth control, religious
  • Museums Longwood Center for the Visual Arts
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Subscriptions 4,804
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 2,400
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Library Facilities Yes
  • Number Of Microforms 720,363
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help N/A
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number of e-books 32
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 120
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 331,538
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 1,300
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance
Student Employment and Career
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 2,000
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 17%
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Student Employment Federal Work Study Program Available
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Teachers in almost every school system in Virginia, Longwood University, Enterprise Rent A Car, Ferguson Enterprises, Federated Insurance, Northrup Grumman, Circuit City, Department of Defense, US Army, University of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth Univer
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 90%
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
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