University of Lynchburg
Lynchburg, VA 24501
University of Lynchburg is one of the 37 private 4-year, not-for-profit colleges in Virginia. Its campus is small in size and located in Lynchburg. The institution offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.
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 students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.
University of Lynchburg's in-state tuition for 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|
|Student to Faculty Ratio11:1|
|Is Admission OpenNo|
|Religious Affiliation |
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
|On Campus HousingYes|
Nursing Programs Offered
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|
NCLEX-RN Passrate History
NCLEX-RN passrate history of University of Lynchburg as reported by Virginia state board of nursing.
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|
|In State Students||$510|
|Out of State Students||$510|
|In District Students||$555|
|In State Students||$555|
|Out of State Students||$555|
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/year
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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This scholarship has been donated by Leslie and Virginia Fiur to a nursing student with a disability.
Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Virginia state board of nursing.