Averett University

Danville, VA

Averett University, founded in 1859 as a school for young women, it 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.

Averett University

Danville, VA

Tuition & Fees

$35,600

$35,600

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
6%
500-599
36%
400-499
51%
300-399
7%
600-699
7%
500-599
34%
400-499
46%
300-399
13%
600-699
2%
500-599
17%
400-499
54%
300-399
25%
200-299
2%
24-29
11%
18-23
38%
12-17
49%
6-11
2%
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undergraduateRatios

56%

male

44%

female

1

teacher

10

students

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Moderately Selective

65%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,785
Declined + 960
Total Received 2,745
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Private (nonprofit)

903

undergraduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Aerospace Management/flight Operations
  2. Biomedical Sciences
  3. Sociology/criminal Justice
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Codes

SAT 5017
ACT 4338

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School Facts

Averett University, founded in 1859 as a school for young women, it 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 903
Established in 1859
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Other
Accredited by •  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Danville, VA

185-acre campus in Danville (population: 40,693), 45 miles from Greensboro, NC; branch/satellite campuses in 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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
56%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
76%
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 5% of male students
 
1 sororities 4% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
4%
Top 1/4
19%
Top 1/2
58%
Bottom 1/2
42%
Bottom 1/4
16%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
6%
500-599
36%
400-499
51%
300-399
7%
600-699
7%
500-599
34%
400-499
46%
300-399
13%
600-699
2%
500-599
17%
400-499
54%
300-399
25%
200-299
2%
24-29
11%
18-23
38%
12-17
49%
6-11
2%

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 or ACT Required of some
SAT Subject Tests Not used

Moderately Selective

65%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,785
Declined + 960
Total Received 2,745

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

Financial Aid

73%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$27,096.00

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $35,450
Room $6,570
Board $3,990
Additional fees $150
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $47,160
Average Financial Aid - $27,096
Total with Avg. Aid $20,064

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,109,650
State $1,315,477
Institutional $13,019,913
Other external $1,344,687
Total $17,789,727

Non-need-based

Federal
State $185,389
Institutional $2,431,337
Other external $267,356
Total $2,884,082
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

State aid form

Financial Aid Office

P: 434 791-5890
F: 434 791-5647
finaid@averett.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Carl Bradsher
Director of Student Financial Services
cbradshe@averett.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Club Sports - Men's

cheerleading, equestrian sports

Club Sports - Women's

cheerleading, equestrian sports

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, dance, football, indoor soccer

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Athletic Directors

Meg Stevens (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
USA South Athletic Conference
Mascot
Cougars
School colors
blue and gold

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Acting
Aerospace Management
Art
Art/Teaching PreK-12
Biology
Biology/Chemistry
Biology/Teaching 6-12
Biomathematics
Biomedical Science
Business Administration
Chemistry
Communication/Journalism
Computer Information Systems
Computer Science
Design/Technical Theatre
Directing
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
Musical Theatre
Nursing
Physical Education/Wellness/Sport Science
Political Science
Psychology
Religion
Sociology
Sociology/Criminal Justice
Theatre Arts/Teaching 6-12
Wellness/Sports Science
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Aerospace Management/flight Operations
  2. Biomedical Sciences
  3. Sociology/criminal Justice

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-law

903

total students

60%

in-state

40%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

903
students

Female
44%
395

Male
56%
508

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

97%

876
students

Female
44%
382

Male
56%
494

3%

27
students

Female
49%
13

Male
51%
14

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Student Break-down

7%
Nonresident aliens
28%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
54%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

45%

Transfer applicants accepted

43%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

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

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

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Study skills

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

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
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 19
Countries most often represented Australia
Canada
England
Finland
Sweden
The Bahamas
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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