One of "America's Best Colleges"

Monday September 9 2013


US NewsU.S. News & World Report's "America's Best Colleges 2014" ranks Lynchburg College in the top tier of southern colleges and universities that offers a full range of undergraduate programs and master's degrees in the "Best Regional Universities" category.

This is the tenth year that Lynchburg College has been ranked as a top-tier regional institution. LC was ranked 32, up from 41 last year. Only 10 Virginia schools are included in the top tier.

Lynchburg College fared particularly well in these categories: 73 percent freshman retention rate, 11-1 student-faculty ratio, and 67 percent admissions acceptance rate.

The institutions in the regional top tiers are ranked within four geographic areas: North, South, Midwest, and West. The rankings can be viewed at