Tuition & Fees

$9,539

$26,249

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
7%
500-599
34%
400-499
45%
300-399
14%
200-299
0
700-800
0
600-699
4%
500-599
31%
400-499
50%
300-399
15%
200-299
0
700-800
0
600-699
2%
500-599
24%
400-499
45%
300-399
28%
200-299
1%
30-36
2%
24-29
15%
18-23
46%
12-17
35%
6-11
2%
Below 6
0
30-36
1%
24-29
23%
18-23
33%
12-17
43%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
2%
24-29
18%
18-23
51%
12-17
29%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

40%

60%

male

female

1
12

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

68%

acceptance rate

Accepted 766
Declined + 347
Total Received 1,113
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Public

2,182

undergraduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Psychology
  3. Accounting
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Codes

SAT 5124
ACT 4343

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School Facts

The University of Virginia's College at Wise, founded in 1954, is a public institution and the only branch college of the University of Virginia. Its 396-acre campus is located in Wise, 60 miles northwest of Bristol, TN/VA.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 2,182
Established in 1954
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NLN (National League for Nursing)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

Wise, VA

396-acre campus in Wise (population: 3,260), 60 miles from Kingsport, TN; branch campus in Abingdon. Air serves Blountville, TN (60 miles); bus serves Abingdon (50 miles).

University of Virginia — Wise
1 College Avenue
Wise, VA 24293

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
35%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
75%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

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

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
23%
Top 1/4
45%
Top 1/2
76%
Bottom 1/2
24%
Bottom 1/4
4%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
7%
500-599
34%
400-499
45%
300-399
14%
200-299
0
700-800
0
600-699
4%
500-599
31%
400-499
50%
300-399
15%
200-299
0
700-800
0
600-699
2%
500-599
24%
400-499
45%
300-399
28%
200-299
1%
30-36
2%
24-29
15%
18-23
46%
12-17
35%
6-11
2%
Below 6
0
30-36
1%
24-29
23%
18-23
33%
12-17
43%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
2%
24-29
18%
18-23
51%
12-17
29%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Common application accepted no
Application deadline December 1 (priority deadline)
August 15
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline December 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

68%

acceptance rate

Accepted 766
Declined + 347
Total Received 1,113

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Secondary school record

Important

Particular talent/ability
Standardized test scores

Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Minority affiliation
Recommendations
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Russell D. Necessary
Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Management
P: 888 282-9324
F: 276 328-0251
admissions@uvawise.edu

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Varsity Sports

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

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA, Mid-South Conference
Mascot
Cavaliers
School colors
red and grey
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Administration of Justice
Art
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Communication
Computer Science
Driver Education
Economics
Elementary Education
Environmental Science
Government
Health Education
History
Library Media
Management Information Systems
Mathematics
Medical Technology/Clinical Lab Science
Middle School Education
Music
Nursing
Philosophy
Pre-Dentistry
Pre-Forestry
Pre-Law
Pre-Medicine
Pre-Pharmacy
Pre-Physical Therapy
Pre-Veterinary
Psychology
Secondary Education
Sociology
Software Engineering
Special Education
Teacher Education
Theatre
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Undergraduate

100%

2,182
students

Female
60%
1,314

Male
40%
868

Graduate

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

64%

1,407
students

Female
51%
716

Male
49%
691

undergraduatePart-time

36%

775
students

Female
78%
598

Male
22%
177

Student Break-down

8%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Hispanic/Latino
53%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

74%

Transfer applicants accepted

68%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.30
College GPA: 2.30
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Recommended of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 15

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

58

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

45

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

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

90%

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens
Countries most often represented Germany
Macedonia
Nepal
Russia
Spain
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants Special counselors/advisors

International Student Contact

Russell D. Necessary
Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Management
rdn2f@uvawise.edu

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