Longwood University

Longwood University

Longwood University, LU, is a four-year, liberal arts, co-educational, public university in Farmville, Virginia. It was founded as the Farmville Female Seminary Association, in 1839. The institution was granted university status in 2002. The university, which sits on a 69 acre campus, offers graduate and undergraduate level programs in business, arts, sciences, and education as well as others. The colleges of the university are as follows:

  • College of Business and Economics
  • College of Education and Human Services
  • Cook-Cole College of Art and Sciences
  • Cormier Honors College of Citizen Scholars

LU, which is a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I, sponsors teams in baseball, basketball, cross country, soccer, tennis, field hockey, golf, lacrosse, and softball. The nickname for the athletics teams of LU is the Lancers. LU has a vibrant student life with more than one hundred and fifty student's organizations including the Longwood Chemistry Club, the Longwood Young Democrats, the Therapeutic Recreation Organization, and the Association for Computing Machinery.

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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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