Virginia University of Lynchburg (234137)

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$8,200
8.24% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$17,093
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
13.6%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
837
85.7% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
26.9%
18 Graduates

About

Virginia University of Lynchburg (234137) is a higher education institution located in Lynchburg city, VA. In 2022, the most popular Other Doctorate concentrations at Virginia University of Lynchburg (234137) were Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations (284 degrees awarded).

In 2022, 304 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Virginia University of Lynchburg (234137). 60.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 39.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (227 degrees), 5.04 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (45 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Virginia University of Lynchburg (234137) is $8,200, which is $−6,741 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Virginia University of Lynchburg (234137) is $8,200, which is $−6,742 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $17,093.

In 2022, 80% of undergraduate students attending Virginia University of Lynchburg (234137) received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 51% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$8,200
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Virginia University of Lynchburg (234137) was $8,200. The cost of tuition at Virginia University of Lynchburg (234137) is $−6,742 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

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Average Net Price

$17,093
2022 Value
122%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Virginia University of Lynchburg (234137) had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $17,093. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Virginia University of Lynchburg (234137) grew by 122%.

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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 (234137) was of $9,400 in 2022. The cost of room and board did not change between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $800. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

80%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
51%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

80% of undergraduate students at Virginia University of Lynchburg (234137) received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 1.27% with respect to 2021, when 79% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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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.
13.6%
2019 Default Rate
16
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Virginia University of Lynchburg (234137) was 13.6%, which represents 16 out of the 118 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 (234137) had a total enrollment of 837 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Virginia University of Lynchburg (234137) is 717 students and the part-time enrollment is 120. This means that 85.7% of students enrolled at Virginia University of Lynchburg (234137) are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Virginia University of Lynchburg (234137), both undergraduate and graduate, is 75.9% Black or African American, 10.6% White, 1.91% Asian, and 1.91% Hispanic or Latino.

Students enrolled at Virginia University of Lynchburg (234137) in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (44%), followed by Black or African American Male (27.3%) and White Female (8%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (50.8%), followed by Black or African American Male (28.4%) and White Male (9.15%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

85.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Virginia University of Lynchburg (234137) in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 837 students. The full-time enrollment at Virginia University of Lynchburg (234137) is 717 and the part-time enrollment is 120. This means that 85.7% of students enrolled at Virginia University of Lynchburg (234137) are enrolled full-time compared with 71.2% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

75%
2022 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 (234137) was 75%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (73%), Virginia University of Lynchburg (234137) had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Black or African American
    635 enrolled students
  2. White
    89 enrolled students
  3. Asian
    16 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Virginia University of Lynchburg (234137) is 75.9% Black or African American, 10.6% White, 1.91% Asian, and 1.91% Hispanic or Latino. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 42.1% White, 19.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.1% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2022, 62 more women than men received degrees from Virginia University of Lynchburg (234137). The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Virginia University of Lynchburg (234137) is black or african american (227 degrees awarded). There were 5.04 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (45 degrees).

The most common Other Doctorate concentration at Virginia University of Lynchburg (234137) is Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations (284 degrees awarded).

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 (234137) are Accountants & auditors (1,095,402 people), Other managers (920,424 people), Financial managers (572,985 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (504,691 people), and Chief executives & legislators (479,816 people).

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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 (234137) are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Skincare specialists, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists

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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 (234137) are Elementary & secondary schools (898,194 people), Computer Systems Design (685,987 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (609,259 people), Banking & related activities (587,729 people), and Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments (538,868 people).

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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 (234137).
Most Common (2022)
284 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common other doctorate concentration at Virginia University of Lynchburg (234137) was Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations with 284 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

121
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
183
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 121 degrees were awarded to men at Virginia University of Lynchburg (234137), which is 0.661 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (183).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 111 degrees were awarded to men at Virginia University of Lynchburg (234137) in Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations, which is 0.642 times less than the 173 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 173 degrees were awarded to men at Virginia University of Lynchburg (234137) in Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations, which is 1.56 times more than the 111 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

16%
100% Completion Time
26%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 16% of students graduating from Virginia University of Lynchburg (234137) completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 26% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 26% within 200%.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Black or African American Female
Highest Graduation Rate (33.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Virginia University of Lynchburg (234137) is Female and Black or African American (33.3% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Black or African American
    227 degrees awarded
  2. White
    45 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    14 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Virginia University of Lynchburg (234137) is black or african american (227 degrees awarded). There were 5.04 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (45 degrees).

2.63% of degree recipients (8 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Black or African American Female
    143 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Male
    84 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    24 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Virginia University of Lynchburg (234137) is black or african american female (143 degrees awarded). There were 1.7 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (84 degrees).

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Operations

Virginia University of Lynchburg (234137) has an endowment valued at nearly $2.79M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 340k (12.2%) compared to the 0.21% average return (24.5k on 11.6M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2022, Virginia University of Lynchburg (234137) had a total salary expenditure of 4.6M. Virginia University of Lynchburg (234137) employs 4 Professors, 1 Instructors. Most academics at Virginia University of Lynchburg (234137) are Male Professor (4), Male Instructor (1), and Female Instructor (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Virginia University of Lynchburg (234137) 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.

Endowment

$2.79M
2022 Endowment
76.9%
growth from 2021

Virginia University of Lynchburg (234137) has an endowment valued at about $2.79M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Virginia University of Lynchburg (234137) grew 76.9% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $8.85M 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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Salary Expenditure

$2.12M
2022 Salaries
6.6%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Virginia University of Lynchburg (234137) paid a median of $2.12M in salaries, which represents 46.1% of their overall expenditure ($4.6M) and a 6.6% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 3.17M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$224k
Instructional Salaries
5
Number of Employees

In 2022, Virginia University of Lynchburg (234137) paid a total of $224k to 5 employees working as instructors, which represents 10.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $975k (30.7%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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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 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Virginia University of Lynchburg (234137) were Professor with 4 employees, and Instructor with 1 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Virginia University of Lynchburg (234137) 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 Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Professor
  2. Male Instructor
  3. Female Instructor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Virginia University of Lynchburg (234137) was Male Professor with 4 employees, Male Instructor with 1 employees, and Female Instructor with 0 employees.

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