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Turn your passion

into purpose

At the University of Lynchburg, you create a better you — and a better world.


40 majors, 56 minors, and faculty who put you first.


Make an impact in the next level of your career.


Celebrate memories, make more of them, and love Lynchburg. 

We’re a family.
A team. A community.

Whatever you call us, we stick together. We help each other get to where we want to go.


At the University of Lynchburg, dreamers become thinkers, doers, solvers, travelers, influencers. We help you become more of who you are, and more of who you want to be.

  • "You’re not learning to take a test. You’re learning to navigate the world."
    - Dr. Sally Selden, Vice President and Dean
  • "I love how involved the community of students are at Lynchburg. Everyone is willing to give a helping hand when needed, especially concerning academics."
    - Another person
  • "I love the community and diversity here at Lynchburg. We are like a big family, no one is left out."
    - Freshman
  • "Lynchburg is the right fit for me. I like the academic program as well as the small campus environment."
    - Another person
  • "Our athletic program is great and various sports have won ODAC division and NCAA tournaments."
    - Cassidy

Lynchburg News

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Lynchburg RA wins statewide award
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Student gains ‘new appreciation’ for education, other cultures through military duty
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Lynchburg Debate and Forensic Society has good showing at Shippensburg
The University of Lynchburg Debate and Forensic Society competed this past weekend in the Collegiate Forensics Association Holiday Tournament. The[...]
Air Force veteran brings love of history to Lynchburg
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Design students serve community with marketing work
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