From the Civil War to the Civil Rights movement, Longwood has served the higher education needs for Virginia and the country for over 175 years.
Longwood offers a classical liberal arts curriculum paired with practical experience in the field.
Whether in a laboratory, along the shore of the Chesapeake Bay or at an excavation of a prehistoric Native American Village, Longwood students have access to research opportunities that are rare for undergraduates.
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Student Affairs supports Longwood's mission to prepare citizen leaders by providing educational and co-curricular opportunities designed to challenge and support students as they learn and develop.
Longwood is a residential institution that incorporates residence life education as part of its distinct academic mission. Through formal and informal social and educational activities, new students quickly become an integral part of the community.
At the University Health Center (UHC), you will be seen by advanced practice clinicians that assess and treat many common acute health conditions affecting the college health population.
From your first campus visit to your 50-year reunion, being part of Longwood is about much more than getting a degree. It's new experiences and time-honored traditions. It's a community that becomes family, and a campus that becomes home.
Whatever your wellness needs you'll find it here. Stop in to work out at the Health & Fitness Center, jog on the track, climb the rock wall or take a group fitness class. Is competition your game? Join one or more of our sport clubs or intramural leagues.
Our students' interests are as diverse as their studies. With more than 175 clubs and organizations to choose from, there's definitely something for everyone. Get involved with something you love, or branch out with something new. Either way, you'll find a reason to call Longwood home.
Longwood University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate and master's degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Longwood University.
I really enjoyed that this was a smaller school and we had the unique opportunity to really connect with faculty and other students. Some courses were reasonably difficult while I hoped others would be a little more challenging. We were given many resources and worked in the field a lot, which I am very grateful for as it taught us a lot of hands-on skills. All in all, I...