Our history includes a legacy of progress
Founded in 1839 as the Farmville Female Seminary Association, Longwood University's history has been one of constant growth and evolution. The institution held a series of names during its early history, becoming Longwood College in 1949, turning fully coed in 1976 and finally becoming Longwood University in 2002.
Today, Longwood University extends its reach beyond its storied campus by offering a fully online MBA degree for working professionals. Longwood's graduate programs are built around innovation, diversity and leadership. We are committed to taking this journey with you.
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Longwood University is an institution of higher learning dedicated to the development of citizen leaders who are prepared to make positive contributions to the common good of society. Building upon its strong foundation in the liberal arts and sciences, the university provides an environment in which exceptional teaching fosters student learning, scholarship and achievement. As the only four-year public institution in south central Virginia, Longwood University serves as a catalyst for regional prosperity and advancement.
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