Tuition & Fees

$31,980

$31,980

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
4%
500-599
22%
400-499
53%
300-399
21%
200-299
0
700-800
0
600-699
5%
500-599
22%
400-499
53%
300-399
18%
200-299
2%
700-800
0
600-699
1%
500-599
20%
400-499
42%
300-399
33%
200-299
4%
30-36
1%
24-29
10%
18-23
52%
12-17
37%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

50%

50%

male

female

1
11

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

61%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,378
Declined + 872
Total Received 2,250
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Private (nonprofit)

891

undergraduate students

3

graduate students

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School Facts

Founded in 1859 as a school for young women, Averett grew to a fully accredited, co-educational, four-year college in 1971. Today, the university attracts students from across the nation as well as around the world and offers degree programs at numerous Virginia locations.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 894
Established in 1859
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Other
Accredited by •  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

Danville, VA

252-acre campus in Danville (population: 42,907), 45 miles from Greensboro, NC; branch/satellite campuses in 14 locations throughout Virginia. Served by air, bus, and train; major airport serves Greensboro. School operates transportation to athletic complex, aviation facilities, and equestrian center. Public transportation serves campus.

Averett University
420 West Main Street
Danville, VA 24541

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
62%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
88%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Greek Life

 
1 fraternities 2% of male students
 
1 sororities 2% of female students

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
4%
500-599
22%
400-499
53%
300-399
21%
200-299
0
700-800
0
600-699
5%
500-599
22%
400-499
53%
300-399
18%
200-299
2%
700-800
0
600-699
1%
500-599
20%
400-499
42%
300-399
33%
200-299
4%
30-36
1%
24-29
10%
18-23
52%
12-17
37%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline May 1 (priority deadline)
July 15
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

61%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,378
Declined + 872
Total Received 2,250

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Recommendations
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Joel Nester
Director of Admissions & International Counselor
P: 800 AVERETT
F: 434 797-2784
admit@averett.edu

Cost

Tuition $31,980
Room $6,070
Board $2,920
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $41,970
Average Financial Aid - $23,732
Total with Avg. Aid $18,238

Financial Aid

73%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$23,732

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,816,060
State $1,317,265
Institutional $8,854,671
Other external $1,221,465
Total $13,209,461

Non-need-based

Federal $0
State $193,045
Institutional $1,614,967
Other external $174,740
Total $1,982,752

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
football
golf
soccer
softball
tennis
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
USA South Athletic Conference (Division III)
Mascot
Cougars
School colors
blue and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accountancy
Aerospace Management
Art
Art/Teaching PreK-12
Biology
Biology/Teaching 6-12
Business Administration
Communication/Journalism
Computer Information Systems
Computer Science
Education
English
English/History
English/Teaching 6-12
English/Theatre
English/Theatre/Teaching PreK-12
Equestrian Studies
History
History/Politics
History/Social Science/Teaching 6-12
Interdisciplinary Studies
Liberal Arts
Liberal Studies
Liberal Studies/Teaching PreK-6
Mathematical Decision Sciences
Mathematics
Mathematics/Teaching 6-12
Modern Language
Music
Nursing
Physical Education/Wellness/Sport Science
Political Science
Psychology
Religion
Sociology
Sociology/Criminal Justice
Theatre Arts
Theatre Arts/Teaching 6-12
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Undergraduate

100%

891
students

Female
50%
449

Male
50%
442

Graduate

0%

3
students

Female
100%
3

Male
0%
0

undergraduateFull-time

95%

853
students

Female
51%
427

Male
49%
426

undergraduatePart-time

5%

38
students

Female
58%
22

Male
42%
16

Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
32%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
56%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown

Transfer Admissions

48%

Transfer applicants accepted

34%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Recommended of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Recommended of All
Interview Recommended of Some
Standardized test scores Recommended of Some
Essay or personal statement Recommended of Some

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

65%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 15
Countries most often represented England
Finland
Russia
Sweden
Special services offered for international applicants Special counselors/advisors

International Student Contact

Joel Nester
Director of Admissions & International Counselor
800 283-7388, extension 15663, 434 791-5663
joel.nester@averett.edu

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