Non-Degree Application Steps

You may enroll in classes at Lynchburg College without intending to earn a degree. There are several types of non-degree admission; see the section "Categories of Non-Degree Admission" below for more information.

Step 1: Apply

Download the non-degree paper application (PDF) or apply online.

Application Deadlines

Fall semester: July 31
Spring semester: November 30
Summer term: May 2 

Step 2: Submit Your Application Materials

Send the application materials with your application or separately via mail.

The following are required in order to complete your application:

  • Official college transcripts
    Transcripts must be mailed directly from the registrar's office of each college/university (or high school, for dual enrollment or early admission applicants; see below) that you have attended, indicating coursework completed.
  • $30 application fee (for paper applications only)
  • Additional materials: see below

Categories of Non-Degree Admission

Dual Enrollment

Qualified high school students may enroll in Lynchburg College (on a space available basis) while they are also enrolled in their senior year of high school. Dual enrollment students must demonstrate evidence that they possess the required knowledge, maturity, and ability to pursue study in the chosen courses.

Admission requirement: In addition to the application and transcript requirements above, submit an official copy of SAT or ACT scores and written permission from your high school principal or director of guidance.

Non-Degree Undergraduates

Qualified students may enroll as non-degree undergraduates for personal enrichment or professional development only. Non-degree undergraduate students must demonstrate that they possess the required knowledge, maturity, and ability to pursue study in the chosen courses. Privileges to enroll as a non-degree undergraduate may be revoked at any time if the student fails to maintain the normal academic and social standards set by the college.

Visiting Undergraduate Students

Visiting undergraduates are pursuing a degree at another institution and wish to enroll in classes at Lynchburg College with the intention of transferring credits back to their primary institution.

Visiting students must apply to Lynchburg College prior to each semester they wish to be enrolled.

Students are responsible for verifying with the registrar or appropriate academic advisor at their primary institution that the courses completed at Lynchburg College will transfer back to the primary institution.

Admission requirements: In addition to the application and transcript requirements above, candidates must submit an official transcript from the college or university at which they are currently enrolled.

Other Categories (Governors School, private music lessons for credit)

Admission requirements: In addition to the application and transcript requirements above, written permission must be obtained from the appropriate instructor.