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Longwood University is a public institution situated in Farmville, Virginia. The location of Longwood is a good match for students who are interested in living in a college town while they pursue their degree.

54 Undergraduate Degrees
$35,697 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
87% Acceptance Rate

Where Is Longwood University?


Contact details for Longwood are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 201 High St, Farmville, VA 23909
Phone: 434-395-2000

How Do I Get Into Longwood?

You can apply to Longwood online at:

Admission Requirements for Longwood

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program required
Recommendations recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Longwood?

87% Acceptance Rate
68% Of Accepted Are Women
92% Submit SAT Scores
Longwood has the high acceptance rate of 87%, which means it is fairly easy to gain admittance as long as you submit a complete application with requested materials.

Approximately 32% of accepted students are men and 68% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 86%, and the acceptance rate for women is 88%.

Average Test Scores

About 92% of students accepted to Longwood submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 490 and 590. Math scores were between 470 and 550.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Longwood University  ( 490 to 590 )

SAT Math Scores for Longwood University  ( 470 to 550 )
Longwood received ACT scores from 14% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 18 and 23.

ACT Composite Scores for Longwood University  ( 18 to 23 )

Can I Afford Longwood University?

$35,697 Net Price
57% Take Out Loans
3.2% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Longwood is $35,697. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Longwood, approximately 57% of students took out student loans averaging $7,739 a year. That adds up to $30,956 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Longwood is 3.2%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Longwood University Undergraduate Student Diversity

3,319 Full-Time Undergraduates
69% Women
23% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 3,940 undergraduate students at Longwood, with 3,319 being full-time and 621 being part-time.


There are also 901 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 3,319 full-time undergraduates at Longwood, 31% are male and 69% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Longwood University students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 25
Black or African American 358
Hispanic or Latino 203
White 2,442
International Students 45
Other Races/Ethnicities 246

Geographic Diversity

Virginia students aren't the only ones who study at Longwood University. At this time, 17 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 28 countries are represented at Longwood. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Saudi Arabia, and United Kingdom.

Online Learning at Longwood University

794 Took All Classes Online
3,140 Took At Least One Class Online
252.5% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 3,140 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Longwood has changed over the last few years.


Online Growth Rankings of Longwood

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Longwood University was 252.5%. This is the #121 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Longwood regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Longwood University Nursing Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s TOTAL
Registered Nursing 54 54
TOTAL 54 54


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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