Averett University

Danville, VA

Averett University

Danville, VA

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Tuition & Fees

$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
35%
400-499
51%
300-399
6%
600-699
6%
500-599
33%
400-499
46%
300-399
12%
24-29
10%
18-23
38%
12-17
49%
6-11
1%
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undergraduateRatios

56%

male

44%

female

10

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

65%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,772
Declined 953
Total Received 2,725
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Private

903

undergraduate students

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Location

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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 903
Established in 1859
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Baptist General Association of Virginia

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.

  • Campus Setting: Small town
  • Metropolitan area: Greensboro, NC
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Piedmont Triad International

Averett University
420 West Main Street
Danville, VA
24541

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
56%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through junior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Cougar Activities Board (CAB)
  • Student Athletic Advisory Committee (SAAC)
  • Student Government Association (SGA)
  • FOCUS/Christian Student Fellowship
  • Rainbow Club

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Spring Formal
  • Late Night Breakfast
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Campus Facts

  • Drama/Theater group
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
4%
Top 1/4
19%
Top 1/2
58%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
6%
500-599
35%
400-499
51%
300-399
6%
600-699
6%
500-599
33%
400-499
46%
300-399
12%
24-29
10%
18-23
38%
12-17
49%
6-11
1%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.19

Moderately Selective

65%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,772
Declined 953
Total Received 2,725

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
class rank
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
interview
recommendation(s)
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
talent/ability

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

100%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$3,274

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $35,450
Room & board $6,570
Additional fees $150
Books & supplies $1,000
Other fees $1,694
Total $44,864
Average Financial Aid - $3,274
Total with Avg. Aid $41,590

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball
Wrestling

Club Sports - Men's

cheerleading, equestrian sports

Club Sports - Women's

cheerleading, equestrian sports

Intramural Sports Men

Soccer, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Soccer, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division III

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Acting
Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General
Animal-Assisted Therapy
Applied Mathematics, Other
Art Teacher Education
Art/Art Studies, General
Athletic Training/Trainer
Aviation/Airway Management and Operations
Biological and Physical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General
Communication, General
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other
Counseling Psychology
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Directing and Theatrical Production
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Environmental Science
Equestrian/Equine Studies
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
Health Teacher Education
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other
Health/Medical Psychology
History, General
Horse Husbandry/Equine Science and Management
Information Science/Studies
Journalism
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Management Science
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematical Biology
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Music, General
Musical Theatre
Nursing Science
Organizational Leadership
Physical Fitness Technician
Physiological Psychology/Psychobiology
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Pre-Nursing Studies
Psychology, General
Religion/Religious Studies
Social Studies Teacher Education
Sociology
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
Theatre Literature, History and Criticism
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

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 Facts

Freshman retention rate 69%
Student 4 year graduation rate 35%
Student 5 year graduation rate 5%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

6%
Nonresident aliens
28%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
54%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

55

Transfer students enrolled

6%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit yes
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: August 15

Transfer difficulty

Minimally difficult

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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

  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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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