Lynchburg College is an independent, residential liberal arts college with about 2,600 undergraduate and graduate students.
We offer 39 undergraduate majors and 14 graduate degrees on our beautiful, 214-acre campus.
But what makes us truly unique?
2 doctoral programs
Claytor Nature Study Center
Our commitment to a sustainable lifestyle is supported by the Claytor Nature Study Center. This 470-acre outdoor classroom provides learning opportunities for the LC and local communities.
Our active student body
Our students are active - really active. 70% play varsity, intramural, or club sports. They contribute over 70,000 hours of community service each year. And they join over 80 clubs, organizations, fraternities, and sororities.
LC is spectacularly located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in central Virginia. For lovers of the outdoors, there's no shortage of hikes, climbs, rivers, and streams. If you're more the city type, head to Washington, D.C. (180 miles) or Richmond, Va. (120 miles).
The LC spirit
And then there's the LC spirit. New students quickly learn that being friendly and helpful is an LC tradition. We are a truly caring community; you'll hear it called "family" again and again.
You don't have to just take our word for it, though: LC is one of only 40 schools featured in Colleges That Change Lives, a guide for students who want to choose a college that is uniquely suited to them.
Lynchburg College does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, disability, gender, gender preference, or national or ethnic origin (and complies with the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act).