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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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Gustavo Romero to present Beethoven sonatas
Gustavo Romero, an internationally acclaimed pianist, will present the piano sonatas of Ludwig van Beethoven at the University of Lynchburg[...]
Course on race and education offered to teachers
The University of Lynchburg will host a series of classes on race and education on five evenings in October and[...]
University of Lynchburg claims two top-10 spots in U.S. News college rankings
The newest U.S. News & World Report college rankings call the University of Lynchburg one of the top values for[...]
Lynchburg students set to present research in Kazakhstan
Three University of Lynchburg students will speak at an international forum in Kazakhstan next week, taking on topics such as[...]
Bonners get out of ‘bubble,’ spend summer in service
Two students from the University of Lynchburg’s Bonner Leader Program spent the summer serving others through the Shepherd Higher Education[...]
A conversation with Kathrine Switzer, women’s running pioneer
Season two, episode one of "A Smarter U" features world-renowned women's running icon Kathrine Switzer, who got her start with[...]