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Longwood University

Farmville, VA

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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

2013-2014 Tuition

$23,520 Tuition and Fees


4355 undergraduate students
34% male / 66% female


rolling application deadline
77.6% accepted

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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, Elementary Education and Teaching, Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching, Secondary Education and Teaching, Foreign Languages and Literatures, General, English Language and Literature/Letters, Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies, Biology, General, Mathematics, Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General, Kinesiology and Exercise Science, Chemistry, Physics, Psychology, Criminal Justice/Safety Studies, Social Work, Anthropology, Criminology, Economics, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology, Visual and Performing Arts, General, Communication Sciences and Disorders, General, Athletic Training/Trainer, Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy, Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other, Business Administration and Management, General, History, Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Minors Offered

Computer and Information Sciences, General, Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance, Health Teacher Education, German Language and Literature, French Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, English Language and Literature, General, Creative Writing, Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies, Children's and Adolescent Literature, Biology, General, Mathematics, General, Army ROTC, Military Science and Operations, International/Global Studies, Outdoor Education, Philosophy, Chemistry, General, Physics, General, Psychology, General, Homeland Security, Anthropology, Other, Criminology, Geography, Sociology, Graphic Design, Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Photography, Art History, Criticism and Conservation, Drawing, Painting, Music, General, Business Administration, Management and Operations, History, General, Communication and Media Studies

General Student Body Information

Total number of undergraduates: 4,355
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 3,953
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 232
Percent of male undergraduates: 34%
Percent of female undergraduates: 66%
Percent of international undergraduates: 1%

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance
Remedial learning services offered: reading, math, writing, study skills
Counseling services offered: academic, birth control, career, minority 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)


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

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