Liberal arts, co-educational, residential college affiliated with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), a denomination with a tradition of welcoming persons of all faiths and denominations.
Lynchburg, Virginia, in the eastern foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Central Virginia, approximately 180 miles southwest of Washington, D.C. and 120 miles west of Richmond, the state capitol.
190 full-time faculty
77% tenured/tenure track
11:1 student to faculty ratio
Representing 38 states and 15 foreign countries
For more information on degrees and enrollment, see the Fact Book.
40% undergraduate male; 60% undergraduate female
75% undergraduates live on campus
Undergraduate – 40 majors, 57 minors, 13 pre-professional programs
Graduate – Doctor of Physical Therapy, Doctor of Education in Leadership Studies, Master of Arts in history and music, Master of Business Administration, Master of Education in seven concentrations, Master of Criminal Justice Leadership, Master of Nonprofit Leadership, Master of Public Health, Master of Science in Athletic Training, Master of Science in Nursing (online)
250 acres with more than 40 buildings, most of Georgian design; newest additions include Drysdale Student Center, which has undergone a $12 million expansion and renovation bringing it to a total of 72,000 square feet; Elliot & Rosel Schewel Hall, a $12.5 million facility housing the School of Business and Economics, Communication Studies Program, Bank of America Modern Language Resource Center, and Sydnor Performance Hall; a five-building townhouse complex providing housing for 144 students; Peaksview Hall, a five-story apartment-style facility housing 100 students; Shellenberger Field renovation; Moon Field renovation; Graduate Health Sciences Building
Tuition and Fees
$44,345 tuition, fees, room, and board costs (assumes a residential student, who selects the base meal-plan and lives in a traditional residence hall)
Lynchburg College has acquired a national reputation as an institution that offers quality educational opportunities while building the character and leadership ability of its students.
Claytor Nature Study Center
Claytor Nature Study Center in Bedford County is a 470-acre outdoor classroom and laboratory dedicated to the study and appreciation of our natural environment, including A. Boyd Claytor III Education and Research Facility, Belk Astronomical Observatory, Cloverlea, an antebellum farmhouse with landscaped gardens; numerous natural features; Chandler Eco-Lodge.
Daura Gallery houses LC’s art collection including paintings, drawings, prints, and sculpture by Pierre Daura and other American and European artists. Special exhibitions and events; free admission.
Beyond the Classroom
21,000+ alumni in 49 states and across the world