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We have created this page with links to the most frequently asked information that counselors request. Our office is also very accessible by phone. Please contact us at 800.281.4677 #2 if we can be of any assistance.
- Early Action
December 1 (non-binding)
Decisions mailed by mid-January
Decisions mailed by mid-March
December 1 (submission of Admission Application and materials by this date. No separate scholarship application required.)
Decisions mailed by mid-March
- Financial Aid
Priority March 1 - the FAFSA is the only required form to be considered for Financial Aid.
Priority February 1 - decisions mailed on a rolling basis within 6 weeks of completion
English - 4
Math - 3 (must include Algebra I and II and Geometry)
Science - 3 (two must include a lab)
Social studies - 3
Health/physical education - 2
Fine or practical arts - 1
Foreign language - 2 of same language (additional units of the same language strongly recommended.)
Admission is competitive. Decisions are based on: college preparatory academic units completed; GPA in those courses; competitiveness of program; and SAT or ACT scores. Activities and community involvement are also considered, but primary emphasis is placed on the academic record. Class rank is helpful information but it is not required.
A completed application consists of: the application, personal statements, $50.00 application fee; high school and/or college transcript; and SAT or ACT scores.
Estimated Annual Tuition, Room, Board and Fees (2016 Fall - 2017 Spring)
|Undergraduate Va. Resident||$11,092 per semester*|
|Undergraduate Non Va. Resident||$18,307 per semester*|
*includes tuition and fees for 15 credit hours, room and a 14 meal/week plan.
For more information about tuition and fees, please visit Cashiering and Student Accounts.
Longwood takes a great deal of pride in its beautiful 60-acre residential campus, where 70 percent of undergraduates live in university-sponsored housing.
Many buildings on campus are done in a red-brick colonial revival style; others, such as the new Health & Fitness Center, have a more contemporary design.
201 High Street, Farmville, VA 23909
(view maps and directions)
Longwood is located in the heart of Virginia in Farmville, a dynamic two-college town, with the campus of Hampden-Sydney College less than 10 miles away.
- 65 miles west of Richmond
- 48 miles east of Lynchburg
- 70 miles south of Charlottesville
- 150 miles from Washington, D.C. and Virginia Beach
Also a short drive or road trip away:
- Average class size: 18
- 87% of classes are taught by faculty members
- Students/faculty ratio: 17:1
- Full-time faculty with terminal degrees: 84%
Longwood's 5,000 students come from more than 25 states and 20 countries.
- Enrollment: 5,096; 4,574 undergraduates
- 68% female
- 1,100 freshman
- Enrolled freshman SAT mid-range: 940 - 1080
- Enrolled freshman ACT mid-range: 19 - 23
- Enrolled freshman GPA mid-range: 3.07 - 3.61
We do not require recommendations - but we will certainly review them. We find those especially useful that share information not found on the application or transcript.
Application Fee Waivers
We recognize the College Board Fee Waiver in lieu of our $50.00 application fee. We will also accept a letter from you requesting a waiver and noting your awareness of a family's financial hardship.
We evaluate the highest Critical Reading and the highest Math even if taken at different times. We will not be using the Writing score in the admissions process. We also accept the ACT.
Questions Regarding an Admission Decision
Within our office we are assigned certain geographic territories. Your admission representative can be found using our interactive "Find Your Counselor" map. However, if "your" admissions representative is not available, you may speak with any available counselor so that you may have your question answered in a timely manner.
Please send all information to:
Admissions, 201 High Street, Farmville, VA 23909
Useful Email Addresses
- To arrange a visit for you and/or your staff:
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org
- For general questions/comments:
Please email email@example.com