University of Virginia -- Wise

Wise, VA

University of Virginia -- Wise

Wise, VA

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Tuition & Fees

$10,252

$27,987

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
7%
600-699
16%
500-599
52%
400-499
23%
300-399
2%
700-800
4%
600-699
11%
500-599
45%
400-499
34%
300-399
6%
30-36
5%
24-29
26%
18-23
50%
12-17
16%
6-11
3%
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undergraduateRatios

39%

male

60%

female

11

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

77%

acceptance rate

Accepted 733
Declined 218
Total Received 951
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Public

2,002

undergraduate students

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Location

School Facts

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

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 2,002
Established in 1954
Coeducational Coeducational

396-acre campus in Wise (population: 2,998), 60 miles from Kingsport, TN; branch campus in Abingdon. Air serves Blountville, TN (60 miles); bus serves Abingdon (50 miles).

  • Campus Setting: Small town
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Tri-Cities Regional

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
27%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through freshman 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

  • Student Government
  • Student Activities Board
  • Multicultural Association
  • Residence Hall Association
  • Intramurals

Top Events

  • Holly Ball
  • Homecoming
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Other security measures
  • self-defense, informal discussions, pamphlets/posters/films, and crime prevention office

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
14%
Top 1/4
42%
Top 1/2
73%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
7%
600-699
16%
500-599
52%
400-499
23%
300-399
2%
700-800
4%
600-699
11%
500-599
45%
400-499
34%
300-399
6%
30-36
5%
24-29
26%
18-23
50%
12-17
16%
6-11
3%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $25
Application deadline August 1
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.58

Moderately Selective

77%

acceptance rate

Accepted 733
Declined 218
Total Received 951

Admissions Factors

Very Important

rigor of secondary school record

Important

class rank
talent/ability
standardized test scores

Considered

extracurricular activities
character/personal qualities
application essay
interview
racial/ethnic status
recommendation(s)
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
geographical residence
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 8
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

98%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$4,559

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $5,527
Room & board $10,751
Additional fees $4,725
Books & supplies $1,600
Other fees $1,410
Total $24,013
Average Financial Aid - $4,559
Total with Avg. Aid $19,454

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

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Basketball, Football, Golf, Racquetball, Soccer, Softball, Table tennis, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Water polo

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Basketball, Football, Golf, Racquetball, Soccer, Softball, Table tennis, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Water polo

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division II

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Art/Art Studies, General
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
Engineering, Other
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Studies
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
French Language and Literature
History, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Summer session for credit
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

2,002

total students

93%

in-state

7%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

2,002
students

Female
60%
1,196

Male
39%
782

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

55%

1,106
students

Female
52%
568

Male
48%
538

45%

872
students

Female
73%
628

Male
27%
244

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 67%
Student 4 year graduation rate 23%
Student 5 year graduation rate 18%
Student 6 year graduation rate 0%

Student Break-down

9%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Hispanic/Latino
79%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

80

Transfer students enrolled

4%

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 no
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 Deadlines

Fall: August 15

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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

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
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