University of Virginia -- Wise

Wise, VA

University of Virginia -- Wise

Wise, VA

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Tuition & Fees

$10,836

$29,103

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
600
25th
500
75th
570
25th
480
75th
23
25th
18
75th
24
25th
17
75th
23
25th
18
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undergraduateRatios

34%

male

66%

female

11

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 834
Declined 176
Total Received 1,010
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Public

3,174

undergraduate students

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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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 3,174
Established in 1954
Coeducational Coeducational

Social Networks

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

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
38%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
69%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
17%
Top 1/4
43%
Top 1/2
75%
Bottom 1/2
25%
Bottom 1/4
11%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
600
25th
500
75th
570
25th
480
75th
23
25th
18
75th
24
25th
17
75th
23
25th
18

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Application deadline (priority deadline) December 1
Application deadline (final deadline) August 15
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline December 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted

Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 834
Declined 176
Total Received 1,010

Admissions Factors

Required

Admission test scores
Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-prepatory program

Recommended

Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Formal demonstration of competencies

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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

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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Financial Aid

64%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$10,327

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $5,693
Room $6,783
Board $4,494
Additional fees $5,143
Books & supplies $1,600
Total $23,713
Average Financial Aid - $10,327
Total with Avg. Aid $13,386

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $3,668,461
State $2,808,985
Institutional $1,233,516
Other external $588,254
Total $8,299,216

Non-need-based

Federal $61,824
State $133,920
Institutional $2,235,539
Other external
Total $2,431,283
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 276 328-0139
F: 276 376-1095
finaid@uvawise.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Softball
Tennis
Track and field x country
Volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, blitzball, bowling, dodgeball, flag football, inner-tube water polo, kickball, soccer (indoor/outdoor), softball, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, walleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA, Mid-South Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Biological and Physical Sciences.
Business/Commerce, General.
Computer Science.
Computer Software Engineering.
English Language and Literature, General.
History, General.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Management Information Systems, General.
Mathematics, General.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Social Sciences, General.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Psychology
  3. Accounting

Programs Offered

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

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Other

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-veterinary science

3,174

total students

84%

in-state

16%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

3,174
students

Female
66%
2,110

Male
34%
1,064

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

31%

984
students

Female
51%
506

Male
49%
478

69%

2,190
students

Female
73%
1,604

Male
27%
586

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Student Break-down

11%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
69%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
14%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

5%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.30
College GPA: 2.20
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Recommended of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: August 15

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

58

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

45

semester hours

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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
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