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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

Chinese partnership expands University of Lynchburg’s global impact
The University of Lynchburg will provide doctoral-level education to faculty members at a Chinese technology institute beginning in 2020. Dr.[...]
Security expert will speak about terrorism April 4
A 20-year veteran of the U.S. Marshals Service will present “Understanding the Terrorist Planning Cycle” at 7 p.m. Thursday, April[...]
Economics major, Westover presents research to scholarly organization
Craig Close ’19, an economics major and Westover Honors student from Fredericksburg, Virginia, shared research from his senior thesis at[...]
New historical marker honors University’s connection with nuclear history
When Hobbs Hall opened 60 years ago, there was a mock nuclear reactor control room in the basement. It was[...]
New residential learning communities opening Fall 2019
University of Lynchburg students can take advantage of three new residential learning communities opening in Fall 2019. The new learning[...]
Alumna recognized for rescuing pets with disabilities
Joyce Darrell ’84 has rescued dogs from around the world for nearly 20 years. She and her husband, Michael Dickerson,[...]
“Reading the Rainbow” co-author will give Gender Studies lecture March 26
Dr. Jill M. Hermann-Wilmarth will present a Gender Studies lecture about LGBTQ-inclusive literature in elementary classrooms at the University of[...]
TV producer Ted Duvall ’83 speaks to Lynchburg students about career
Freelance television producer Ted Duvall ’83 was at Lynchburg recently talking with history students about how he leveraged his history[...]