Financial Aid

College is expensive, but there are a lot of ways to make it affordable! As many as 98% of LC students benefit from some type of financial assistance.

The information in this section is primarily intended for undergraduate students. Various forms of financial aid are also available to graduate students. See graduate financial aid.

2014-2015 Undergraduate Cost

$43,075 - the full price (before scholarships or aid) for tuition, fees, room, and board costs for a residential student who selects the base meal plan and lives in a traditional residence hall.

How Will You Pay for College?

Many students are awarded scholarships from Lynchburg College. By filing a FAFSA, you can find out what kinds of need-based aid you qualify for. And there are other scholarships, grants, and loans to consider.

Learn more about scholarships and aid below

Scholarships from Lynchburg College

Academic Scholarships

If you are a traditional, full-time freshman or transfer student, you’ll be automatically considered for academic scholarships and awards once you are admitted to Lynchburg College.

More about: freshman or transfer academic scholarships.

Scholarship Competitions

Once you are admitted, you may also want to apply to compete in one of our annual scholarship competitions. These competitions take place on campus at specified dates, and you must apply and be invited in order to participate.

More about: the annual scholarship competition for freshmen, transfer scholarship competition, or visual and performing arts scholarship competition.

The Federal Application for Student Aid: the FAFSA

The FAFSA is used to determine your eligibility for federal grants, student loans, work-study, and need-based aid.

Students wishing to apply for other forms of financial aid based on need must file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon as possible after January 1, 2013. The 2013-2014 FAFSA is applicable for periods of enrollment beginning July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014. LC's school code is 003720.

You can fill out the FAFSA whether you are applying to an undergraduate or graduate program.

The FAFSA is available at If you already completed your FAFSA and did not include Lynchburg College's school code, return to and select Returning User Login, or click on Add A School. You can simply add LC's school code 003720 when you select Make FAFSA Corrections. You will need your Federal Student Aid PIN and password to access your saved FAFSA. After you add LC's school code, your FAFSA results are sent to us automatically. We will then send you a comprehensive financial aid award package that includes aid from College, State and Federal programs.

If you need assistance please call 434.544.8228 or email a staff member.

Grants, Loans, Scholarships, and Veterans Benefits

Various forms of aid are available to you. Grants and scholarships are aid that does not have to be paid back, while loans do need to be paid back.

Learn more about grantsloans, and scholarships that can help you pay for your education.

At Lynchburg College, veterans who meet all eligibility requirements can attend tuition-free. Veterans benefits can also apply to dependents.


September 1

Use the 
net price calculator to estimate your costs

January 1

Free Application for Federal
Student Aid (FAFSA) is
LC's school code: 003720

Request PIN for electronic
signature on the FAFSA

February 1

Apply for outside

April 1

Preferred filing deadline for the FAFSA for returning, graduate, and access (adult) students

May 1

Reservation and contingency
deposit deadline

July 31

Virginia Tuition Assistance
Grant Deadline
(for Virginia
residents only)

Other Resources: