Lynchburg College

Lynchburg, VA 24501

Lynchburg College is a privately run, not for profit institution, located in Lynchburg, Virginia. It offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

The total number of students who applied in FALL 2016 was 5223 and 3331 students were accepted.

Lynchburg College in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $35,650 and fees $970. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $35,650 and $970 respectively.


Campus LocaleCity: Small
Student to Faculty Ratio10:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Level4 year
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate81%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. Masters degrees (MSN)
  2. BSN

    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 - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 43
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 1
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Master's degree 12

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Lynchburg College

Liberty University
3.28 miles away
Jefferson College of Health Sciences
42.47 miles away
Averett University
58.04 miles away
Eastern Mennonite University
76.49 miles away
Duke University
97.32 miles away
Bon Secours Memorial College of Nursing
97.4 miles away
Davis & Elkins College
111.65 miles away
Bluefield College
113.61 miles away
West Virginia Wesleyan College
123.43 miles away
Alderson Broaddus University
130.24 miles away


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
10/03/2003 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
04/16/2011 - Current



Acceptance Rate
SAT: Critical Reading460 to 560
SAT: Math460 to 560
SAT: Writing430 to 540
ACT Composite19 to 25
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Recommended
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

Net Price


Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$20,059
30k to 48k$20,497
48k to 75k$21,810
75k to 110k$22,720
Over 110k$26,478
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Cost Per Credit Hours

Cost of a course per credit hour for undergrad and graduate classes.

Undergrad classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $490.00 $490.00

Graduate classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $490.00 $490.00

Student Population













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

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

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 [...]

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 [...]

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: (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Virginia state board of nursing
Lynchburg College
1501 Lakeside Dr
Lynchburg, VA 24501

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