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Virginia University of Lynchburg

Lynchburg, VA 4-Year Private
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About VUL

Virginia University of Lynchburg Overview

Virginia University of Lynchburg is a private, religious school in the urban setting of Lynchburg, Virginia. VUL was founded in 1886 and the school presently has around 122 students a year, which includes 122 undergraduates. VUL ensures housing for up to 156 students. Most students live in off campus housing, and 90% of students spend their weekends on campus.

Student Involvement at VUL

Interested in music or performing? Sing in a chorus

VUL does not have any fraternities or sororities, do it might be a good option if Greek life isn't a priority for you.

Planning to play sports? VUL has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at VUL on the Student Life page.

2022 VUL Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 2.1
Tuition $8,936
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $4,013

Is VUL a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is.

Let's take a look at these areas to get a better sense of what VUL offers and if the school could be a good choice for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at VUL

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. This is a way to get a sense of how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at VUL, around 51% are still enrolled their sophomore year. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes for VUL Grads

Job placement stats are a good resource for understanding the value of a degree from VUL by providing a look on how job placement has gone for other grads.

Check with VUL directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Virginia University of Lynchburg's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

For more information about VUL's endowment, check with the school directly. The school spends $3,763 for each full-time student enrolled.

Tuition and Financial Aid at VUL

Tuition is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

First-year students that attend VUL full-time are awarded $4,013 a year in financial aid, on average.

Graduates in the class of 2022 had an average of $9,500 in student loans per borrower. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at VUL.

Based on this information, is VUL the school for you? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is VUL a good school for you?

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Where is Virginia University of Lynchburg Located?

VUL is located in the urban setting of Lynchburg, Virginia.

If you want to see VUL for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Rt. 460 to Lynchburg, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Lynchburg Regional Airport.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what VUL and Lynchburg are like without leaving home.

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College Info

2058 Garfield Avenue Lynchburg, VA 24501-6417

Campus Setting: Urban

VUL Application Deadline

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to VUL is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to VUL is Continuous processing.

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Wondering what life at VUL is like? There are approximately 122 students enrolled at VUL. 82% percent of students attend school full-time, 53% percent are from VA and 47% percent of students are from other states.


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