University description (as per official university website)
A state-assisted, co-educational university, Longwood offers students a choice of more than 100 undergraduate majors, minors and concentrations.
Graduate programs include business, education, English, sociology and communication sciences & disorders.
Longwood encourages students to get out of the classroom and into the real world. Students can spend three weeks abroad with a Longwood professor studying anything from ecology in Ecuador to the History of Islam in Morocco; or they may choose to venture off for a semester or a year to any number of global destinations. Some of Longwood’s partner universities include:
University of Geneva, Switzerland; University of Limerick, Ireland; University of Derby, England; University of Plymouth, England; Institute of Spanish Studies, Valencia, Spain; Anhui University of Technology, Ma'anshan, China; Advancia School of Business, Paris, France; University of Economics in Bratislava, Slovakia; University of Salzburg, Austria; University of Heidelberg, Germany; and many more.
Students interested in engineering can earn a masters degree in five years as part of Longwood’s 3 + 2 program, offered cooperatively with the University of Virginia, Virginia Tech, Virginia Commonwealth University, Old Dominion University, Christopher Newport University, Georgia Institute of Technology and the University of Tennessee.
Longwood’s pre-professional program in the medical sciences prepares students for graduate programs at schools of medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine, medical technology, dental hygiene, physical therapy, occupational therapy and pharmacy.
The mission of the Financial Aid Office is to provide financial assistance to students, who, without such aid, would otherwise be unable to pursue a college education; and to provide quality customer service to ensure that students and families understand the complexities of the financial aid process. Financial aid programs will be administered with integrity in order to help as many students as funding will permit