We were founded in 1903, when a handful of professors instructed fewer than 60 students in the halls of a former resort hotel. There were four people in the first graduating class.
Undergraduate programs are comprised of 51 undergraduate majors, 62 minors, and 15 pre-professional programs.
The Knight-Capron Library supports the active learning community of the University of Lynchburg with:
The University of Lynchburg’s Health and Counseling Center has a clinical staff of 15. Including, doctors, nurse practitioners, licensed counselors, and administrative staff. Our services provide quality, confidential, and compassionate care and education to University of Lynchburg students.
Currently, there are eleven chapters at the University of Lynchburg – that’s 16% of the student population.
The six sororities are: Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Alpha Chi Omega, Alpha Sigma Alpha, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Kappa Delta, and Sigma Sigma Sigma. The four fraternities are: Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Phi Kappa Tau, Sigma Nu, and Sigma Phi Epsilon. There is also a co-ed fraternity, Alpha Psi Lambda.
University of Lynchburg is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral degrees.