Longwood University Rankings

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In the World#2292 of 14178
In North America#709 of 2629
In the United States#649 of 2528
In Virginia#22 of 63
In Farmville#1 of 1

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
90%
Average SAT
1055
Average ACT
21
Aid receiving
90%
Undergraduates
3,859
Graduates
609
Male:Female Ratio
29:71
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Post-master's certificate

Longwood University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate90%89%90%
Applicants4,4311,3223,109
Admissions3,9831,1802,803
Freshmen enrolled full time796236560
Freshmen enrolled part time33

86 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

276 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
760 or 95%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 960
or below

75% of them
had 1150
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Longwood University are 960-1150 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
121 or 15%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 17
or below

75% of them
had 24
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Longwood University are 17-24 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Recommendations Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White3313 (74%)
Black or African American463 (10%)
Hispanic249 (6%)
Two or more races195 (4%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown125 (3%)
Nonresident Alien63 (1%)
Asian47 (1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander2 (0%)
American Indian or Alaska Native1 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$7,455
Students receiving aid
90%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$7,940$6,480
Tuition in-state$7,940$6,480
Tuition out-of-state$23,900$17,910
Fee in-district$5,580$2,502
Fee in-state$5,580$2,502
Fee out-of-state$5,580$2,502

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity2,624
Combined charge for room and board$12,432
Room charge$7,762
Meal charge$4,670

Longwood University Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster's
Business Administration and Management, General14218
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies140
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse66
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies65
Speech Communication and Rhetoric64
Biology & Biological Sciences, General58
Audiology & Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology & Pathologist3324
Psychology, General54
Education, General50
History, General47
Kinesiology and Exercise Science45
Social Work41
Sociology35
Visual and Performing Arts, General34
Graphic Design24
English Language and Literature, General20
Environmental Science19
Political Science and Government, General18
Reading Teacher Education18
School Librarian & School Library Media Specialist18
Therapeutic Recreation & Recreational Therapy16
Computer Science15
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General10
Mathematics, General10
Anthropology8
Chemistry, General5
Athletic Training & Trainer4
Physics, General3
Economics, General1
Grand Total977128
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate66%55%71%
  • Full-time retention rate - 75%
  • Part-time retention rate - 75%

Publications & Citations

Publications
816
Citations
19,547

Publication count by topic

Psychology
227
Sociology
59
Business
53
Biology
53
Computer science
48
Chemistry
38
Economics
35
Mathematics
33
Physics
32
Political science
32
Medicine
29
Art
28
History
23
Philosophy
19
Engineering
13
Environmental science
12
Materials science
9
Geography
6
Geology
4

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Psychology11618,711
History122376
Sociology1496774
Business15461,274
Economics15761,119
Philosophy162324
Physics16801,875
Art24245
Geology2680108
Political science272263
Mathematics2923519
Biology31901,249
Computer science3309538
Environmental science3365152
Engineering3375188
Geography343763
Materials science3469401
Chemistry3482826
Medicine4411194

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199038
1991617
199229
1993121
1994923
1995722
19961926
1997920
19981134
19991634
20001143
20011349
200213123
20037113
200414149
200516195
200623265
200719345
200825407
200921545
201021633
201137838
2012341012
2013361190
2014481629
2015371673
2016361646
2017511587
2018581530
2019561840
2020432090

General info

Alternative namesLU
Founded1839
WikipediaLongwood University
MottoCertum pete finem
Aim at a sure end
Colorsblue, white
Academic CalendarAugust to May. Also Summer Session (June - August)
Total FTE staff817
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs

Location and Contacts

Address201 High St
Farmville, Virginia, 23909
United States
City population8,000
Phone4343952000
Fax+1 (434) 395 2635

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