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
1%
600-699
3%
500-599
24%
400-499
57%
300-399
15%
600-699
3%
500-599
26%
400-499
53%
300-399
18%
600-699
2%
500-599
17%
400-499
54%
300-399
25%
200-299
2%
24-29
14%
18-23
45%
12-17
41%
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undergraduateRatios

51%

49%

male

female

1
11

teacher

students

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Selective

54%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,228
Declined + 1,010
Total Received 2,238
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Private (nonprofit)

859

undergraduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Biomedical Science
  2. Business
  3. Sociology/criminal Justice
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Codes

SAT 5017
ACT 4338

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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 859
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
58%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
77%
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

 
2 fraternities 4% of male students
 
1 sororities 3% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
6%
Top 1/4
23%
Top 1/2
56%
Bottom 1/2
44%
Bottom 1/4
13%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
3%
500-599
24%
400-499
57%
300-399
15%
600-699
3%
500-599
26%
400-499
53%
300-399
18%
600-699
2%
500-599
17%
400-499
54%
300-399
25%
200-299
2%
24-29
14%
18-23
45%
12-17
41%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline May 1 (priority deadline)
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

Selective

54%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,228
Declined + 1,010
Total Received 2,238

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 - $25,270
Total with Avg. Aid $16,700

Financial Aid

74%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$25,270

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,975,228
State $1,463,235
Institutional $10,637,542
Other external $1,343,315
Total $15,419,320

Non-need-based

Federal $1,140
State $228,501
Institutional $1,921,723
Other external $260,584
Total $2,411,948

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
Athletic Training
Biology
Biology/Chemistry
Biology/Teaching 6-12
Biomathematics
Biomedical Science
Business Administration
Chemistry
Communication/Journalism
Computer Information Systems
Computer Science
Education
English
English/History
English/Teaching 6-12
English/Theatre
Equestrian Studies
Health/Physical Education/Teaching PreK-12
History
History/Politics
History/Social Science/Teaching 6-12
Interdisciplinary Studies
Leadership
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%

859
students

Female
49%
425

Male
51%
434

Graduate

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

96%

831
students

Female
49%
406

Male
51%
425

undergraduatePart-time

4%

28
students

Female
68%
19

Male
32%
9

Student Break-down

5%
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
57%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

46%

Transfer applicants accepted

48%

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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