Lynchburg College (LC)

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LC can be found in Lynchburg, VA, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Over two thousand students are enrolled at Lynchburg College.

Many of the students getting into this school earned an SAT score within the range of 1330 - 1650, or got accepted with an ACT score between 19 - 24. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Lynchburg College (LC) average GPA range for accepted students is around 2.98 - 3.25. Approximately 60 percent of all applicant were accepted at Lynchburg College, and from those that were granted acceptance roughly 14 percent continued on to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Lynchburg College (LC) Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Lynchburg College was reported as 63.7% in Fall 2013 with over 5,700 college applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • LC SAT Scores: 1330 - 1650
  • LC ACT Scores: 19 - 24
  • LC Average GPA: 2.98 - 3.25

How Hard Is It to Get into Lynchburg College?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of LC is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for LC has been slowly getting lower over the recent years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 67.9%
  • 2010-2011: 66.7%
  • 2011-2012: 68.3%
  • 2012-2013: 67.4%
  • 2013-2014: 63.7%
  • Projected LC Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 66.1%

How Does Lynchburg College (LC) Compare?

This School
National Avg

The acceptance rate for LC is fifteen percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Randolph College83.4%
Sweet Briar College84.3%
Southern Virginia University99.9%
Virginia Military Institute47.3%
Washington and Lee University18.4%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Lynchburg College (LC) (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading450 - 550
Math440 - 560
Writing440 - 540
Total Score1330 - 1650
ACT®Score Range
English0 - 0
Math0 - 0
Composite Score19 - 24
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