Welcoming, recognizing and supporting a diversity of backgrounds, identities and perspectives is central to Longwood’s mission.
~30% of Longwood students self-identify as nonwhite.
"It was important for me to find this place and find people that not only look like me but understand the struggles that I'm going through as a student." ~Jett Williams '24
Longwood University believes in the development of each individual as an integral part of a diverse community. Longwood is a community that respects individuality and the value each person brings to the campus community. We recognize the importance of a plural society and the inclusion and support of individuals from all groups encompassing the various characteristics of historically underrepresented persons in our community. Read more...