Longwood takes a holistic approach in making admissions decisions, considering not only grades and test scores but also academic rigor of the high-school program, extracurricular activities and other relevant factors including:
Accepted Students at a Glance:*
*students accepted for fall 2016
A competitive applicant’s coursework includes:
|Math||3 years- Algebra I, Algebra II, & Geometry|
|Science||3 years- Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Physical Science, Earth Science (2 units must include a lab)|
|History/ Social Studies||3 years|
|Foreign Language||2 years of one foreign language (additional years of one language strongly recommended)|
|Health/ Physical Education||2 years|
|Fine or Practical Arts||1 year|
The Advanced Studies Diploma (23 units) is preferred for students in Virginia.
Additional years of Math, Science and Foreign Language are strongly recommended.
The highest critical reading and math scores from the SAT are evaluated. The Writing score is not used in the admissions process. SAT II scores are not required for general admission.
AP Transfer Credits - Longwood Recognizes the AP examination for various credit with appropriate scores.
Cambridge Exams (A/AS) – Longwood recognizes the Cambridge Examinations for various credit with appropriate scores.
College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) – Longwood recognizes several CLEP Subject Examinations for credit with appropriate scores.
International Baccalaureate (IB) Exams (HL/SL) - Longwood recognizes the IB examinations for various credit with appropriate scores.