University of Lynchburg

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$34,500
2.99% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$23,256
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
2.5%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
95.9%
3,230 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
2,394
87% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
59.9%
312 Graduates

About

University of Lynchburg is a higher education institution located in Lynchburg city, VA. In 2022, the most popular Professional Doctorate concentrations at University of Lynchburg were Physician Assistant (346 degrees awarded) and Physical Therapy (40 degrees).

In 2022, 1,024 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Lynchburg. 62.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 37.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (716 degrees), 6.17 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (116 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Lynchburg is $34,500, which is $10,504 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at University of Lynchburg is $34,500, which is $10,504 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $23,256.

In 2022, 97% of undergraduate students attending University of Lynchburg received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 63% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$34,500
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at University of Lynchburg was $34,500. The cost of tuition at University of Lynchburg is $10,504 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$23,256
2022 Value
14.8%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 University of Lynchburg had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $23,256. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of University of Lynchburg grew by 14.8%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,490
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Lynchburg was of $12,490 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 2.9% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

97%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
63%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

97% of undergraduate students at University of Lynchburg received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 1.04% with respect to 2021, when 96% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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2.5%
2019 Default Rate
18
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at University of Lynchburg was 2.5%, which represents 18 out of the 720 total borrowers.

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Admissions

University of Lynchburg received 3,230 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 4.13% annual growth. Out of those 3,230 applicants, 3,099 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 95.9% acceptance rate.

There were 2,394 students enrolled at University of Lynchburg in 2022. 23% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Lynchburg has an overall enrollment yield of 13.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

95.9%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
3,099
Accepted Out of 3,230

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Lynchburg was 95.9% (3,099 admissions from 3,230 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 96.9%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 4.13%, while admissions grew by 3.13%..

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SAT Scores

23%
Submission Percentage (2022)
96
Scores Submitted (2022)

23% of enrolled first-time students at University of Lynchburg in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Lynchburg had a total enrollment of 2,394 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at University of Lynchburg is 2,082 students and the part-time enrollment is 312. This means that 87% of students enrolled at University of Lynchburg are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Lynchburg, both undergraduate and graduate, is 70.4% White, 11.4% Black or African American, 6.52% Hispanic or Latino, 3.97% Two or More Races, 2.8% Asian, 0.334% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.209% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Lynchburg in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (45.7%), followed by White Male (25.5%) and Black or African American Female (6.88%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (45.7%), followed by White Male (25.6%) and Black or African American Female (7.36%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

87%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Lynchburg in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,394 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Lynchburg is 2,082 and the part-time enrollment is 312. This means that 87% of students enrolled at University of Lynchburg are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

76%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at University of Lynchburg was 76%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), University of Lynchburg had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,685 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    273 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    156 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at University of Lynchburg is 70.4% White, 11.4% Black or African American, 6.52% Hispanic or Latino, 3.97% Two or More Races, 2.8% Asian, 0.334% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.209% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 51.2% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 63 students (2.63%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 254 more women than men received degrees from University of Lynchburg. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at University of Lynchburg is white (716 degrees awarded). There were 6.17 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (116 degrees).

The most common Professional Doctorate concentration at University of Lynchburg is Physician Assistant (346 degrees awarded), followed by Physical Therapy (40 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at University of Lynchburg, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (571 degrees awarded), Biology (69 degrees), and Social Sciences (64 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Lynchburg are Registered nurses (1,511,766 people), Physicians (536,143 people), Other managers (414,120 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (355,870 people), and Postsecondary teachers (299,787 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Lynchburg in 2022 are Health (571 degrees awarded), Biology (69 degrees), Social Sciences (64 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (21 degrees), and Math & Statistics (14 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Lynchburg are Surgeons, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at University of Lynchburg are Health (571 degrees awarded), Biology (69 degrees), Social Sciences (64 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (21 degrees), and Math & Statistics (14 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Lynchburg are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,085,029 people), Elementary & secondary schools (756,419 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (678,498 people), Offices of physicians (432,330 people), and Outpatient care centers (401,328 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Lynchburg are Health (571 degrees awarded), Biology (69 degrees), Social Sciences (64 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (21 degrees), and Math & Statistics (14 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by University of Lynchburg.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 44 degrees awarded
  2. 40 degrees awarded
  3. 38 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Lynchburg was Registered Nursing with 44 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

385
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
639
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 385 degrees were awarded to men at University of Lynchburg, which is 0.603 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (639).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 146 degrees were awarded to men at University of Lynchburg in Physician Assistant, which is 0.611 times less than the 239 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 239 degrees were awarded to men at University of Lynchburg in Physician Assistant, which is 1.64 times more than the 146 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

50%
100% Completion Time
57%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 50% of students graduating from University of Lynchburg completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 57% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 57% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at University of Lynchburg is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1.92% of graduates (6 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    716 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    116 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    73 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Lynchburg is white (716 degrees awarded). There were 6.17 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (116 degrees).

3.52% of degree recipients (36 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    464 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    252 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    65 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at University of Lynchburg is white female (464 degrees awarded). There were 1.84 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (252 degrees).

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Operations

University of Lynchburg has an endowment valued at nearly $142M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−1.62%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2022, University of Lynchburg had a total salary expenditure of 80.1M. University of Lynchburg employs 66 Associate professors, 63 Assistant professors and 45 Professors. Most academics at University of Lynchburg are Female Assistant professor (40), Female Associate professor (37), and Male Associate professor (29).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Lynchburg are: Service, with 63 employees, Management, with 51 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 48 employees.

Endowment

$142M
2022 Endowment
3.17%
decline from 2021

University of Lynchburg has an endowment valued at about $142M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Lynchburg declined 3.17% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $95.6M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $6.46M - Federal
  2. $656k - State
  3. $8k - Local

As of 2022, University of Lynchburg received $6.46M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $656k from state grants and contracts, and $8k from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$36M
2022 Salaries
1.87%
growth from 2021

In 2022, University of Lynchburg paid a median of $36M in salaries, which represents 44.9% of their overall expenditure ($80.1M) and a 1.87% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$14.3M
Instructional Salaries
184
Number of Employees

In 2022, University of Lynchburg paid a total of $14.3M to 184 employees working as instructors, which represents 39.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
66 Employees
Service
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
63 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Lynchburg were Associate professor with 66 employees, Assistant professor with 63 employees, and Professor with 45 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Lynchburg were Service with 63 employees, Management with 51 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 48 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Female Associate professor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Lynchburg was Female Assistant professor with 40 employees, Female Associate professor with 37 employees, and Male Associate professor with 29 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at University of Lynchburg.

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