University of Lynchburg

Lynchburg, VA

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 1,614
Graduate Enrollment: 913
Doctoral/Professional Universities
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Religious Affiliation: Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)

Campus Details

Small City (<100k)
Four-year, small, highly residential // full-time, inclusive, lower transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 96.87%

Male/Female: 38% / 62% (2017)

First generation college students: 30.2% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 1.4% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 1.4% (2007)

Test scores for admission: Neither required or recommended
2020 Median Admit SAT: 1,079


2020 Median Admit ACT: 22


Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 63.4% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 48.6% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 37.1% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 27.2% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 74.2%
Black: 10.6%
Hispanic: 7.9%
Asian: 1.2%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.3%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%
2+ races: 3.7%
Non-resident alien: 0.9%
Unknown race: 1.2%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $55,718
In-State tuition: $33,500
Out-of-State tuition: $33,500

Estimated books and supplies: $1,200 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $12,490 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $1,720 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $12,490 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $1,720 (2022)

Average Family Income: $92,908 (2017)
Median Family Income: $67,260 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 30.1%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 64.4%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $27,000 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $286 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $16,885
$30k-48k $20,751
$48k-75k $23,487
$75k-110k $23,692
$110k+ $27,601

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 58%
6-year graduation rate: 66%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 95.1% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $27,000 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $8,750 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $22,747 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $25,250 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 73.2% (2015)
@3 year 77.8% (2017)
@5 year 83.9% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 51.0% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 56.8% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $40,323 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $48,298 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology. 2
Bachelor's Degree Physics. 2
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 20 $38,860 ($3,238)
Master's Degree Student Counseling and Personnel Services. 3
Master's Degree Curriculum and Instruction. 8
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 36 $45,395 ($3,783)
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 3
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 20
Master's Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 41 $44,573 ($3,714)
Master's Degree Special Education and Teaching. 12
First Professional Degree Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions. 48 $72,407 ($6,034) $75,583 ($6,299)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Medical Illustration and Informatics. 3
Bachelor's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 42 $65,952 ($5,496) $64,938 ($5,412)
Master's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 8
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 32 $33,752 ($2,813)
Master's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 36 $54,041 ($4,503)
Doctoral Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 4
Bachelor's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 14
Bachelor's Degree Human Resources Management and Services. 1
Bachelor's Degree Marketing. 3
Bachelor's Degree History. 12
Bachelor's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 17
Bachelor's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 33 $36,997 ($3,083)
Bachelor's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 15
Master's Degree Education, General. 2
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language. 2
Bachelor's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 10
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 9
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 38 $32,858 ($2,738)
Bachelor's Degree Physiology, Pathology and Related Sciences. 28 $66,492 ($5,541)
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 7
Bachelor's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 22
Bachelor's Degree Religion/Religious Studies. 1
Bachelor's Degree Chemistry. 6
Master's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 7
Bachelor's Degree Criminology. 43 $28,648 ($2,387) $47,332 ($3,944)
Bachelor's Degree Economics. 13
Bachelor's Degree International Relations and National Security Studies. 7
Bachelor's Degree Political Science and Government. 8
Bachelor's Degree Sociology. 9
Bachelor's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 6
Bachelor's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 6
Bachelor's Degree Music. 1
Bachelor's Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 13
Master's Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 39 $1,334 $108,738 ($9,062)
First Professional Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 137
Master's Degree Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions. 20
Bachelor's Degree Public Health. 23 $30,168 ($2,514)
Master's Degree Public Health. 20 $39,729 ($3,311)


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $72,234
Full time faculty: 66%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 11.0

School's endowment start of year: $109,345,579 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $146,838,070 (2022)