Admission Requirements

For Traditional-Age Freshman Applicants

For application instructions, deadlines, and requirements for other types of undergraduate applicants, see the how to apply pages.

Application options:

Application deadlines:

  • Rolling Admissions: no deadline
  • Early Decision deadline: November 15

Applicants must submit the following materials for the application to be complete:

  • Application for admission
  • Official high school transcript (Lynchburg College does not provide a Transcript Release Form or a Secondary School Report. Please see your guidance counselor and complete the necessary steps to have your transcripts sent to us.)
  • SAT I (critical reading and math are used for admission decisions) and/or ACT scores. Scores must be submitted directly from the testing center or recorded on the high school transcript to be considered official.
  • Essay and letter(s) of recommendation are encouraged but not required.

Candidates for admission will have completed the following classes:

  • English
  • Social Studies
  • Math (including Algebra I, Algebra II, and Geometry)
  • Science (including two lab sciences)
  • Foreign language (minimum of two years of the same language – not including sign language)

Average student profile:

  • Average GPA: “B” (3.2 on a 4.0 scale)
  • Average SAT: 1050 (Math and Critical Reading)
  • Average ACT: 23