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
2%
600-699
20%
500-599
48%
400-499
28%
300-399
2%
700-800
2%
600-699
10%
500-599
51%
400-499
32%
300-399
5%
30-36
8%
24-29
24%
18-23
40%
12-17
23%
6-11
5%
30-36
2%
24-29
29%
18-23
34%
12-17
35%
30-36
2%
24-29
27%
18-23
50%
12-17
21%
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undergraduateRatios

38%

male

62%

female

1

teacher

11

students

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Moderately Selective

77%

acceptance rate

Accepted 641
Declined + 187
Total Received 828
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Public

2,065

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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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.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 2,065
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)

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Wise, VA

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).

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
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 2% of female students
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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

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
20%
500-599
48%
400-499
28%
300-399
2%
700-800
2%
600-699
10%
500-599
51%
400-499
32%
300-399
5%
30-36
8%
24-29
24%
18-23
40%
12-17
23%
6-11
5%
30-36
2%
24-29
29%
18-23
34%
12-17
35%
30-36
2%
24-29
27%
18-23
50%
12-17
21%

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

77%

acceptance rate

Accepted 641
Declined + 187
Total Received 828

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 Right Now

Admissions Contact

Jamie Rose
Associate Director of Admissions
P: 888 282-9324
F: 276 328-0251
admissions@uvawise.edu

Financial Aid

87%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$16,027

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $5,527
Room $6,388
Board $4,363
Additional fees $4,725
Books & supplies $1,600
Total $22,603
Average Financial Aid - $16,027
Total with Avg. Aid $6,576

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 Aid Deadline

FAFSA
February 15

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

Rebecca Huffman
Director of Financial Aid
reg5a@uvawise.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Kendall Rainey (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Malinda Tasler (women's)
Assistant Director Of Athletics For Internal Operations For Compliance And Student Athlete Services/swa
email

Athletic Facts

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

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Administration of Justice
Art
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Communication Studies
Computer Science
Economics
Environmental Science
Government/Foreign Affairs
Health/Physical Education
History
Liberal Arts/Sciences
Management Information Systems
Mathematics
Medical Technology/Clinical Laboratory Science
Music
Nursing
Pre-Dentistry
Pre-Forestry
Pre-Law
Pre-Medicine
Pre-Pharmacy
Pre-Physical Therapy
Pre-Veterinary
Psychology
Sociology
Software Engineering
Teacher Education
Theatre
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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

2,065

total students

94%

in-state

6%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

2,065
students

Female
62%
1,277

Male
38%
788

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

55%

1,154
students

Female
52%
594

Male
48%
560

45%

911
students

Female
75%
683

Male
25%
228

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Student Break-down

6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Hispanic/Latino
45%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

77%

Transfer applicants accepted

59%

Applicants accepted who enroll

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
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

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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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

Jamie Rose
Associate Director of Admissions
jdt6t@virginia.edu

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