Longwood University

  • Founded in 1839
  • Longwood University combines a private university experience with the affordability of a state university.
  • Longwood University is a small, highly residential public liberal arts university that offers more than 100 majors and minors across three main academic colleges.
  • Three undergraduate academic colleges—the Cook-Cole College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Business and Economics, and the College of Education and Human Services—supported by the Cormier Honors College and coupled with the College of Graduate and Professional Studies serve an enrollment of 5,096.
  • Longwood in 1998 became one of the first Virginia colleges to require all freshmen to have a laptop computer.
  • Longwood requires an internship or research project for every student in every major.
  • Longwood is the only Virginia College or university to offer a dual-enrollment course that certifies the requirement that high school students pass a one-credit course in economics and personal finance.
  • Longwood has been voted one of the greenest campuses in terms of sustainability in the Southeast by Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine.

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