Longwood University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - BadCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Below Average
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Longwood University is a medium four-year, public school with 5,090 students enrolled. This school was established in 1839 and is the only school located in Farmville, Virginia.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
27
Fair
At Longwood University you can obtain your bachelor's degree or master's degree.

Longwood University deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 27 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Education, Management, Business, and Medical. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools.


Student Retention
80%
Good
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a good sign. Nevertheless, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Longwood University student retention rate is high at 80% (well above Virginia average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
16 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Longwood University is average: 65%.

Student to faculty ratio at Longwood University is decent: 16:1. Learn more information about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$25,500
High
Average tuition costs are high - $20,700 per year. The additional fees at Longwood University beyond tuition are nearly $4,800; this comes to $25,500 per year.

Read the details about Longwood University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
79%
Doable
As reported in recent data, 4,716 applications were submitted and 3,721 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to get admitted at this school.

The college will consider accepting your dual credits and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Read more about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at Longwood University in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$6,400
Medium
Longwood University provides a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Longwood University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D-
Unsafe
Longwood University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 3,200 students, which provides a good on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is reasonable - around $6,400 a year.

Army ROTC programs are available at Longwood University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Longwood University appears to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Longwood University Location and Maps



Post Address: Longwood University, 201 High St, Farmville, Virginia 23909, USA
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