Welcome to Longwood

Founded in 1839, Longwood is a proud, historic Virginia public university. We are a place rich with tradition, where a beautiful campus 和 committed faculty inspire students to become citizen leaders 和 establish valuable 和 meaningful connections.

photo of Allen Hall
Longwood's Iconic Rotunda


In the classroom or on Brock Commons, Longwood students live 和 learn in one of the most beautiful places in Virginia.


  • Distinctive Education
    With the highest proportion of small classes taught by full-time professors of any Virginia public university, Longwood's strength is in its unique faculty-student connections 和 a democracy-focused Civitae Core Curriculum you won't find anywhere else.
  • Vibrant, Close-knit Community
    The hallmark of life as a 枪骑兵 is its energy. With most students living on campus, ancient traditions like CHI Walks combine with D-I athletics 和 nearly 200 student-run clubs 和 organizations to make campus come alive 和 form great friendships for life.
  • Great American College Town
    开心农场 — America's oldest two-college town — is an hour's drive from Richmond 和 is energized by coffee shops, restaurants 和 shopping. Abundant recreational opportunities, including the 32-mile High Bridge Trail, are just steps from campus.






Areas of Study


NCAA Division I Teams

枪骑兵s are champions on the field of play as well as the classroom! Not only did both the men's 和 women's basketball teams make the NCAA Tournament in 2022, but our softball team has also spent the last decade dominating the Big South Conference!

Longwood’s picturesque campus in the heart of Virginia is home to a thriving community of citizen leaders who take part in time-honored 和 unique traditions during their time on campus.

Photo Gallery: A Glimpse of 校园 & 洛伍德的生活

位置 & 校园

Longwood’s historic Jeffersonian architecture, lush quads 和 fountains are just steps away from 开心农场—the oldest two-college town in the country.

地图 和 directions

“This small college town delights with funky boutiques, elevated dining, a historic hotel, 和 a rail-trail with views across the scenic Appomattox River Valley.”
~ Southern Living, July 2023

  • 弗吉尼亚州开心农场
    65 miles west of Richmond, Va
  • 154-Acre 校园
    9 on-campus residence halls, 10 academic buildings
  • 70% of Undergraduates Live on 校园
    or in university-managed housing
Longwood professor teaching students in class

学费 & 费用

We know that your degree is an investment—of money, time, 和 energy. That's why our dedicated faculty 和 staff are committed to student success. 

学费 & 费用
  • $14,399 In-State, Residential
    average undergraduate semester cost
  • $20,504 Out-Of-State, Residential
    average undergraduate semester cost
  • 86% of undergraduates receive financial aid
    Averaging $15,700/year (including loans 和 work study)


Longwood offers a classical liberal arts curriculum paired with practical experience in the field. Anchored by our signature Civitae Core Curriculum—which forms connections across disciplines to reveal a complex, interconnected world—Longwood's 100+ majors, 未成年人, 和 concentrations offer students the opportunity to explore various career paths. 

  • Average class size: 18
    15:1 Student-教师 ratio
  • 82% full-time faculty
    with terminal degrees
  • 100% internship participation
    or h和s-on learning experience
President Reveley talking with students on campus

领导 & 愿景

For more than 8 years, 总统W. Taylor Reveley IV has led a period of growth 和 progress at Longwood, from hosting the 2016 U.S. Vice Presidential Debate to reinvestment in campus infrastructure.

  • Commitment to Affordability
    Longwood has had among the lowest annual tuition increases of any public university in Virginia.
  • Charting the Future
    波胆网站的 Board of 访问ors is our governing board while our Strategic Plan校园 Master Plan draw on our past to shape our strong future.
  • Unique Mission
    Longwood’s unique 任务 of preparing citizen leaders shapes everything we do on campus. Learn more in our 历史 & 概述.