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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

Upcoming forensics showcase will feature award-winning speeches
The University of Lynchburg Debate and Forensics Society will present a forensics showcase with award-winning speeches on Tuesday, September 25,[...]
Aging and Caregiving Resource Center opens at University of Lynchburg
The Beard Center on Aging will host an open house for the Aging and Caregiving Resource Center on Friday, October[...]
University of Lynchburg joins local Beacon of Hope scholarship program
Lynchburg Beacon of Hope, a local nonprofit that helps remove barriers to higher education, has started a program that will[...]
Anthropologist William Bass to talk about gravesite excavations
World-renowned anthropologist Dr. William Bass will return to the University of Lynchburg to give a talk about gravesite excavations on[...]
Nursing students getting real-world community health experience
Nursing students at the University of Lynchburg are shadowing nurses at the campus health center and doing presentations for the[...]
Department of Justice awards grant to University of Lynchburg
The U.S. Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women has awarded the University of Lynchburg a three-year grant in[...]
Hurricane Florence updates – Improved forecast for Lynchburg
Update September 13, 2018, 5:30 p.m. Based on current forecasts of Hurricane Florence, the University of Lynchburg will operate on[...]
US News & World Report rates University of Lynchburg among the best in the nation
The 2019 college rankings by US News & World Report highlight the University of Lynchburg for providing an excellent education[...]