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Institutional Research

Longwood University combines a private university experience with the affordability of a state university.

Students cheeringA state-assisted, co-educational university, Longwood offers students a choice of more than 100 undergraduate majors, minors and concentrations.

Graduate programs include business, education, English, sociology and communication sciences & disorders.


Honors & Awards

  • Ranked among the best in the 2013 U.S. News & World Report "America's Best Colleges" rankings. Longwood ranks #11 in the Top Public Schools category for Regional Universities in the South and #33 among all Regional Universities in the South, including private institutions.
  • Recognized as one of the "Best Southeastern Colleges" by Princeton Review for 2013 and selected as one of 75 public institutions to be featured in its book, The Best Value Colleges: 2012 Edition.
  • For the third time, Longwood is included in Forbes' America's Best Colleges 2012, a list of more than 600 undergraduate institutions.
Forbes, The Princeton Review, and US News & World Report Ranking badges

Longwood University Foundation

 The Longwood University Foundation, Inc., was incorporated on July 17, 1959, as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization to support the vision and goals of Longwood University. According to the June 2012 audited financial report, the assets held by the Foundation total $59.3 million. This amount includes 307 endowed funds totaling $43.2 million.


Fitness & Wellness

Student climbing rock wallLongwood's health and physical education facilities offer a wide range of activities and resources including:

  • a pool
  • dance studio
  • athletic training lab
  • exercise science lab
  • 3,000-seat gymnasium
  • nine tennis courts
  • nine-hole golf course
  • 30-foot rock climbing wall
  • indoor track
  • basketball and racquetball courts
  • weight training equipment