Longwood University

Farmville, VA 23909

Longwood University is one of the 16 public 4-year colleges in Virginia. Its campus is medium in size and located in the town of Farmville. The institution offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

In the 2017 fall enrollment, 1,053 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 853 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 81%).

Every year 68% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.

Longwood University's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $7,620, and fees were $5,100. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $21,960 and $5,700 respectively.


Campus LocaleRemote Town
Campus SizeMedium
Student to Faculty Ratio14:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate81%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 1 37

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Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1927 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
04/25/2013 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT960 to 1140
ACT18 to 23
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $50
Graduates $65

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$424
In State Students$424
Out of State Students$922
Graduate courses
In District Students$472
In State Students$472
Out of State Students$1,092

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $19,080 $19,080 $41,490
ADN 70 $29,680 $29,680 $64,540
BSN 125 $53,000 $53,000 $115,250
FNP 50 $23,600 $23,600 $54,600
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 82% of Longwood University's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 25% $4,017
Other Federal Grant 9% $457
State Grant & Scholarships 36% $5,500
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 28% $6,355
Federal Student Loans 64% $5,527
Private Loans 11% $13,011


Average Net Price/year
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$14,403
$30,001 to $48,000$15,544
$48,001 to $75,000$18,494
$75,001 to $110,000$22,027
Over $110,000$24,713

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Two or more races
Non-resident alien
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Relevant scholarships

Nurses Scholarship - American Legion Auxiliary Department of virginia

Applicants must be daughters, sons grandsons, etc of veterans who served during eligibility dates for membership in the american legion.

Mary Virginia Macrae Memorial Merit Award

A $400.00 nursing education merit award shall be given annually by the Iowa Department of the American Legion Auxiliary in memory of the late Mary Virginia Macrae, who served as the first ...

American Legion Auxiliary Department of Virginia Past Presidents Parley Nurses Scholarship

Applicants must be daughters, sons, grandsons, etc. of veterans who served during eligibility dates for membership in the American Legion. Applicants must be in their senior year or graduates of ...

Edward J. and Virginia M. Routhier Nursing Scholarship

Candidates must be residents of Newport County, and a graduate from a high school in Rhode Island. Scholarships are open to individuals accepted into, and in attendance at any accredited nursing ...

Genevieve Saran Richmond Award

This scholarship has been donated by Leslie and Virginia Fiur to a nursing student with a disability.

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Virginia state board of nursing.

Longwood University
201 High St
Farmville, VA 23909

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