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Chances of getting into University of Lynchburg

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
91%
Admission Difficulty for University of Lynchburg
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsModerate
Applicant CompetitionVery Low
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How hard is it to get into University of Lynchburg and can I get accepted? The school has a 91% acceptance rate ranking it #40 in Virginia for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 4,076 out of 4,477 applicants were admitted making University of Lynchburg an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has moderate requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 64 percent. University of Lynchburg typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 12% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Test Requirements

You must submit admission test scores with your application. University of Lynchburg is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

University of Lynchburg SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
970-1170
Applicants Submitting SAT
-
SAT Scores for University of Lynchburg
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 500
SAT Math 25th 470
SAT Composite 25th 970
SAT Scores for University of Lynchburg
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 600
SAT Math 75th 570
SAT Composite 75th 1170
Average SAT Score 1070

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of Lynchburg?

University of Lynchburg typically prefers applicants to be in the top 66 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 970 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 870. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1070 out of 1600. The school ranks #25 in Virginia for highest average SAT composite score. 0 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

University of Lynchburg admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1170 and Above Good >95%
1070 to 1170 Avg + 91%-95%
970 to 1070 Avg - 86%-91%
870 to 970 Reach 78%-86%
Less than 870 Low <78%
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University of Lynchburg ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
18-26 
Applicants Submitting ACT
-
ACT Scores for University of Lynchburg
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for University of Lynchburg
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th 26
Average ACT Score 22

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into University of Lynchburg?

Admission data indicates that University of Lynchburg regularly accepts students with ACT's of 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #21 in Virginia for highest average ACT composite score. 0 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Lynchburg.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

University of Lynchburg admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
26 and Above Good >95%
22 to 26 Avg + 91%-95%
18 to 22 Avg - 86%-91%
14 to 18 Reach 78%-86%
Less than 14 Low <78%
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University of Lynchburg GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.29
Typical High School Grades
B

What GPA do you need to get into University of Lynchburg?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into University of Lynchburg. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Lynchburg was 3.29 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #31 in Virginia for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.29 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as University of Lynchburg accepts 91% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted University of Lynchburg students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 20% Good
3.50 to 3.75 18% Good
3.25 to 3.50 14% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 18% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 21% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 9% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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Admission Statistics

University of Lynchburg admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,969 1,508 4,477
Accepted 2,636 1,440 4,076
Acceptance Rate 89% 95% 91%
Enrolled 301 176 477
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 11% 12% 12%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Mar 15, 2022
Days left to Apply
108

Applicants have 108 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Mar 15, 2022.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to University of Lynchburg is $30.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to University of Lynchburg and what student information is used for admission decisions?

University of Lynchburg Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at University of Lynchburg
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=232609 IPEDS survey data for University of Lynchburg.

FAQs

What is my chance of getting into University of Lynchburg?

91% of those who apply are granted admission to University of Lynchburg. Admission competition is and the college has moderate admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for University of Lynchburg?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 970 and 1170. 0% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for University of Lynchburg?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 18 and 26. 0% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.