America’s Best Colleges

U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges badgeU.S. News & World Report’s “America’s Best Colleges 2013” 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 ninth consecutive year that Lynchburg College has been ranked as a top-tier regional institution. LC was ranked 41 of 95 in the top tier, among only 10 Virginia schools in the top tier.

Lynchburg College fared particularly well in these categories: 73 percent freshman retention rate, 12-1 student-faculty ratio, and 68 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