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Longwood University

Farmville, VA
#30

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A public institution founded in 1839, Longwood University resides on 160 rural acres in Farmville, Virginia. The school offers more than 100 undergraduate majors, as well as graduate degrees in business, communication sciences and disorders, education, English and sociology. The Longwood University Lancers compete in the NCAA Division I Big South Conference.

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Quick Facts


201 High Street
Farmville, VA 23909

2014-2015 Tuition

$25,350 Tuition and Fees

Students

4497 undergraduate students
34% male / 66% female

Admission

rolling application deadline
81.4% accepted

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Summary


School Details

Institutional Control: public
Year Founded: 1839

Programs Offered

bachelor's degree, master's degree, post-bachelor's certificate, post-master's certificate

Majors Offered

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

General Student Body Information

Total number of undergraduates: 4,497
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 4,117
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 240
Percent of male undergraduates: 34%
Percent of female undergraduates: 66%

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service
Remedial learning services offered: reading, math, writing, study skills
Counseling services offered: academic, birth control, career, international students, minority student, military, older student, personal, psychological, religious, veteran student
Campus safety and security services offered: 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)

Activities

Student activities offered: campus ministries, choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, music ensembles, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, television station

Sports

Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for men: baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, tennis
Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for women: basketball, cross country, field hockey, golf, lacrosse, soccer, softball, tennis

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Crime Statistics

Criminal Offences - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 2 2 0
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 2 1 0
Aggravated assault 2 0 0
Burglary 4 5 2
Motor vehicle theft 1 1 0
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 1 2 0
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 0
Burglary 1 0 0
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 0 0
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 0
Burglary 0 0 0
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Arrests - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 1 0 0
Drug law violations 13 10 9
Liquor law violations 25 29 26
Arrests - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 7 6 5
Liquor law violations 6 10 6
Arrests - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 0 0 1
Liquor law violations 0 0 3

Comments



1On-Campus: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area and used by the institution in direct support of, or in a manner related to, the institution's educational purposes, including residence halls; and (2) Any building or property that is within or reasonably contiguous to paragraph (1) of this definition, that is owned by the institution but controlled by another person, is frequently used by students, and supports institutional purposes (such as a food or other retail vendor).
2On-Campus Student Housing Facility: Any student housing facility that is owned or controlled by the institution, or is located on property that is owned or controlled by the institution, and is within the reasonably contiguous geographic area that makes up the campus is considered an on-campus student housing facility.
3Noncampus Building or Property: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (2) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.