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International Students

With more than 65 international students,
Longwood welcomes students from more than 20 countries around the world.

Why Longwood?

  • 3rd oldest public university in Virginia
  • #9, Top Public Schools, Regional Universities in the South - U.S. News and World Report, 2016
  • Centrally located on the East Cost
    • 3 hours south of Washington, D.C.
    • 1 hour south of Richmond, Virginia
    • About 2 hours from the beach and mountains
  • Approximately 5,000 students from more than 20 countries
  • 17:1 Student:Faculty Ratio
  • Undergraduate enrollment through the ESL Bridge Program
    • For students who do not meet our direct undergraduate admission requirements
  • Visa, cultural, and academic advising through our dedicated Office of International Affairs
  • All students complete an internship or faculty-directed research
  • Hear what international students say about Longwood
  • Start your application today!

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International Undergraduate Viewbook

Interested in applying to Longwood for a semester or year? Click here to learn about opportunities to be a J-1 exchange student.

Interested in applying to one of our graduate (Master's) programs? Visit our Graduate Studies website for more information.

Are you a newly-accepted international student wondering what the next steps are to prepare for your arrival at Longwood?Read more in the Road Map for New International Students.

Where in the World is Longwood?

Recruitment Schedule



Molly McSweeney
Assistant Director of International Admissions and Recruitment

Office of International Affairs, Stevens 111D
Phone:  (+001) 434-395-2627
E-mail:  mcsweeneymc@longwood.edu


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