U.S. News & World Report’s “America’s Best Colleges 2013” ranks University of Lynchburg 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 University of Lynchburg 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.
University of Lynchburg 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 www.usnews.com.