University of Lynchburg
University of Lynchburg is one of the thirty-seven private, not-for-profit 4-year colleges in Virginia. The campus is located in an urban area, in Lynchburg.According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 2,810 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 543 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 407 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 75%). Every year 59% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.
University of Lynchburg's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $36,720, and fees were $970. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $36,720 and $970 respectively.
|Campus LocaleSmall City|
|Number of Students2,810|
|Student to Faculty Ratio11:1|
|Is Admission OpenNo|
|Religious Affiliation |
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
|On Campus HousingYes|
The Lynchburg College BSN program is based on a curriculum, which combines liberal arts, sciences, theoretical nursing and clinical practice instruction. The program is designed to prepare students according to the standards of practice set by the American Nurses Association.
Students in the program will take part in a range of clinical experience opportunities in a range of hospital and other healthcare settings with the primary location being the Centra Hospitals in Lynchburg.
Freshman entering the college interested in the nursing program must identify the program as their designated choice and fill a separate application to the program by the 1st of April of the freshman year. Applications to the program will be reviewed at the end of the spring semester.
Transfer students are required to submit applications to the college and the program by the 1st of April as do applicants with degrees in other fields.
- Application Requirements:
- Nursing Program Application
- High School Diploma or GED equivalency certificate
- Official transcripts for all prerequisite courses
- TEAS examination
Applicants who meet all admission requirements will be ranked according to their application documents with all students notified of the admission decision the 15th of June. The program admits forty five freshman + transfer students and ten second degree students every year.
Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
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|
10/03/2003 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels|
04/16/2011 - Current
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
|SAT||1000 to 1180|
|ACT||19 to 24|
|Secondary school GPA Required|
|Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended|
|Secondary school record Required|
|Completion of college-preparatory program Required|
|Formal demonstration of competencies 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).
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$510/credit|
|In State Students||$510/credit|
|Out of State Students||$510/credit|
|In District Students||$555/credit|
|In State Students||$555/credit|
|Out of State Students||$555/credit|
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|
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.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of University of Lynchburg's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||5%||$1,953|
|State Grant & Scholarships||68%||$3,044|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||100%||$21,200|
|Federal Student Loans||74%||$5,536|
$24,202Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$17,958|
|$30,001 to $48,000$20,989|
|$48,001 to $75,000$20,558|
|$75,001 to $110,000$23,359|
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Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
- Nurses Scholarship - American Legion Auxiliary Department of virginia
- Mary Virginia Macrae Memorial Merit Award
- American Legion Auxiliary Department of Virginia Past Presidents Parley Nurses Scholarship
- Edward J. and Virginia M. Routhier Nursing Scholarship
- Genevieve Saran Richmond Award
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Virginia state board of nursing.