All references to the SAT include Math and Critical Reading scores only. We do not use the Writing section during the admission process. Please use the Longwood institutional codes: 5368 for SAT, 4366 for ACT.
SAT I and ACT scores that appear on official high school transcripts (sent directly to Longwood) will be accepted. If you are over 23 years of age and/or have completed 30 transferable hours of credit at an accredited college/university, you may be exempted from submitting SAT or ACT scores.
Note: Students planning to major in modern languages should take the SAT II Subject Test in the language(s) of their choice for placement purposes.
Early Action* (Non-binding)
Notification begins in mid-January
Early Decision* (Binding)
Notification by mid- December
Early Action (Final Nursing deadline, Non- binding)
Notification by mid-February
Notification in February
Notification within six weeks after file is complete
Extended to March 15 for Fall
November 1 for Spring
Notification within 6 weeks after file is complete
National Deposit Deadline
No refunds made after May 1
*Early Action will allow you to receive an earlier notification of admission and you will be considered for scholarship programs if you meet the minimum guidelines.
Longwood offers Early Action Admission to freshman applicants who possess above-average high school records, class standing and SAT I or ACT scores.
To be considered for Early Action, applications must be received by December 1 and successful candidates will be notified by early January (non-binding, deposit not required until May 1). Students not selected for Early Action will automatically be considered for regular undergraduate admission.
*Early Decision is only available to freshman applicants interested in Nursing entering the fall semester. To be considered for Nursing, application and admission documents must be received and/or postmarked by November 1. Successful candidates will be notified by mid-December. The admission decision is binding.
RN to BSN applicants are not eligible to apply as Early Decision.