Virginia University of Lynchburg

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$8,200
0% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$21,489
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
32.8%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
270
79.6% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
8.33%
3 Graduates

About

Virginia University of Lynchburg is a higher education institution located in Lynchburg city, VA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Virginia University of Lynchburg were Other Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support Services (11 degrees awarded), Sociology (4 degrees), and Religious Studies (1 degrees).

In 2019, 63 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Virginia University of Lynchburg. 34.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 65.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (58 degrees), 19.3 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (3 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Virginia University of Lynchburg is $8,200, which is $-6,300 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Virginia University of Lynchburg is $8,200, which is $-6,300 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $21,489.

In 2019, 96% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 93% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$8,200
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Virginia University of Lynchburg was $8,200. The cost of tuition at Virginia University of Lynchburg is $-6,300 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,500).

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Average Net Price

$21,489
2019 Value
9.79%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Virginia University of Lynchburg had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $21,489. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Virginia University of Lynchburg grew by 9.79%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,400
Room and Board
$800
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Virginia University of Lynchburg was of $9,400 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $800. The cost of room and board did not change between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

96%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
93%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

96% of undergraduate students at Virginia University of Lynchburg received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 10.3% with respect to 2018, when 87% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other expenses.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
32.8%
2017 Default Rate
59
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Virginia University of Lynchburg was 32.8%, which represents 59 out of the 180 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Virginia University of Lynchburg has a total enrollment of 270 students. The full-time enrollment at Virginia University of Lynchburg is 215 students and the part-time enrollment is 55. This means that 79.6% of students enrolled at Virginia University of Lynchburg are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Virginia University of Lynchburg, both undergraduate and graduate, is 97% Black or African American, 2.59% Hispanic or Latino, 0.37% White, 0% Asian, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0% Two or More Races, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Virginia University of Lynchburg in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Male (73.3%), followed by Black or African American Female (23.6%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (1.54%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Male (65%), followed by Black or African American Female (35%) and Asian Male (0%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

79.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Virginia University of Lynchburg, both undergraduate and graduate, is 270 students. The full-time enrollment at Virginia University of Lynchburg is 215 and the part-time enrollment is 55. This means that 79.6% of students enrolled at Virginia University of Lynchburg are enrolled full-time compared with 70.4% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

71%
2019 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Virginia University of Lynchburg was 71%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (72%), Virginia University of Lynchburg had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Black or African American
    262
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    7
  3. White
    1

The enrolled student population at Virginia University of Lynchburg is 97% Black or African American, 2.59% Hispanic or Latino, 0.37% White, 0% Asian, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0% Two or More Races, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 44.8% White, 15.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.5% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2019, 19 fewer women than men received degrees from Virginia University of Lynchburg. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Virginia University of Lynchburg is black or african american (58 degrees awarded). There were 19.3 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (3 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Virginia University of Lynchburg is Other Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support Services (11 degrees awarded), followed by Sociology (4 degrees) and Religious Studies (1 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Virginia University of Lynchburg, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Philosophy and Religious Studies (7 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (33 degrees), and Theology (1 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Virginia University of Lynchburg are Accountants & auditors (1,036,983 people), Other managers (879,124 people), Financial managers (564,517 people), Chief executives & legislators (466,358 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (463,121 people).

The most specialized majors at Virginia University of Lynchburg are Philosophy and Religious Studies (7 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (33 degrees), Theology (1 degrees), Business (18 degrees), and Social Sciences (4 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Virginia University of Lynchburg are Dentists, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Surgeons, Physicians, and Cardiovascular technologists and technicians

The most specialized majors at Virginia University of Lynchburg are Philosophy and Religious Studies (7 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (33 degrees), Theology (1 degrees), Business (18 degrees), and Social Sciences (4 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Virginia University of Lynchburg are Elementary & secondary schools (805,844 people), Computer Systems Design (608,517 people), Banking & related activities (573,835 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (562,485 people), and Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments (519,745 people).

The most specialized majors at Virginia University of Lynchburg are Philosophy and Religious Studies (7 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (33 degrees), Theology (1 degrees), Business (18 degrees), and Social Sciences (4 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Virginia University of Lynchburg.
Most Common
  1. 11 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 4 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 1 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Virginia University of Lynchburg was Other Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support Services with 11 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

41
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
22
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 41 degrees were awarded to men at Virginia University of Lynchburg, which is 1.86 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (22).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 23 degrees were awarded to men at Virginia University of Lynchburg in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 2.3 times more than the 10 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 10 degrees were awarded to women at Virginia University of Lynchburg in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.435 times less than the 23 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

5%
100% Completion Time
9%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 5% of students graduating from Virginia University of Lynchburg completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 9% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 9% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Black or African American Male
Highest Graduation Rate (10%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Virginia University of Lynchburg is Male and Black or African American (10% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Black or African American
    58 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    3 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    1 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Virginia University of Lynchburg is black or african american (58 degrees awarded). There were 19.3 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (3 degrees).

1.59% of degree recipients (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. Black or African American Male
    37 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Female
    21 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    2 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Virginia University of Lynchburg is black or african american male (37 degrees awarded). There were 1.76 times more black or african american male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (21 degrees).

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Operations

Virginia University of Lynchburg has an endowment valued at nearly $1.79M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $24.9k (1.39%), compared to the 2.77% average return ($279k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2019, Virginia University of Lynchburg had a total salary expenditure of $4.32M. Virginia University of Lynchburg employs 4 Professors, 1 Instructors, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Virginia University of Lynchburg are Male Professors (4), Male Instructors(1), and Female Instructors (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Virginia University of Lynchburg are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 15 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 5 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 4 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$1.79M
2019 Endowment
6.89%
growth from 2018

Virginia University of Lynchburg has an endowment valued at about $1.79M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Virginia University of Lynchburg grew 6.89% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $8.31M lower than than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $674k - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Virginia University of Lynchburg received $674k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$1.19M
2019 Salaries
3.39%
decline from 2018

In 2019, Virginia University of Lynchburg paid a median of $1.19M in salaries, which represents 27.6% of their overall expenditure ($4.32M) and a 3.39% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 7.42% decline from 2017 and a 2.32% decline from 2016.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.89M (42.3% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$224k
Instructional Salaries
5
Number of Employees

In 2019, Virginia University of Lynchburg paid a total of $224k to 5 employees working as instructors, which represents 18.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $857k (29.6%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
4 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
15 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Virginia University of Lynchburg were Professor with 4 employees; Instructor with 1 employees; and Instructor with 0 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Virginia University of Lynchburg were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 15 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 5 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 4 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Professor
  2. Male Instructor
  3. Female Instructor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Virginia University of Lynchburg was Male Professor with 4 employees, Male Instructor with 1 employees, and Female Instructor with 0 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Virginia University of Lynchburg.

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