University of Virginia

Charlottesville, VA

University of Virginia

Charlottesville, VA

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Tuition & Fees

$18,960

$52,161

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
740
25th
660
75th
770
25th
660
75th
35
25th
32
75th
34
25th
28
75th
34
25th
30
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undergraduateRatios

46%

male

54%

female

14

students

1

faculty

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Very Selective

22%

acceptance rate

Accepted 9,230
Declined 31,649
Total Received 40,879
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Public

19,253

undergraduate students

9,984

graduate students

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School Facts

The University of Virginia, founded in 1819, is a public university. Programs are offered through the College of Arts and Sciences, Architecture School, Curry School of Education, School of Engineering and Applied Science, Nursing School, School of Continuing and Professional Studies, Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy, McIntire School of Commerce, the Colgate Darden School of Business Administration, the School of Law, and the School of Medicine. Its 1,167-acre campus is located in Charlottesville, 70 miles northwest of Richmond, Virginia. The original campus, designed by Thomas Jefferson, is considered a masterpiece of American architecture.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 29,237
Established in 1819
Coeducational Coeducational

Social Networks

1,167-acre campus in Charlottesville (population: 48,019), 70 miles northwest of Richmond. Served by air, bus, and train; air serves Richmond. School operates transportation to off-campus living areas; public transportation serves outlying areas.

  • Campus Setting: Small town

University of Virginia
190 McCormick Road
Charlottesville, VA
22904-4160

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
39%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
100%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
no
Students may not have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Fun Facts

  • The University of Virginia was founded by our third president, Thomas Jefferson, and built on land purchased by our fifth, James Monroe.

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
90%
Top 1/4
98%
Top 1/2
99%
Bottom 1/2
1%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
740
25th
660
75th
770
25th
660
75th
35
25th
32
75th
34
25th
28
75th
34
25th
30

Admissions Facts

Application fee $70
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Application deadline (final deadline) January 1
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline October 15
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Very Selective

22%

acceptance rate

Accepted 9,230
Declined 31,649
Total Received 40,879

Admissions Factors

Required

Recommendations
Admission test scores
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Secondary School Rank
Secondary School GPA

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
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

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
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

48%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$20,125

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $15,840
Room $6,960
Board $5,390
Additional fees $3,120
Books & supplies $1,356
Total $32,666
Average Financial Aid - $20,125
Total with Avg. Aid $12,541

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $13,200,973
State $6,746,838
Institutional $94,687,860
Other external $6,883,600
Total $121,519,271

Non-need-based

Federal $2,083,325
State $39,157
Institutional $7,135,896
Other external $15,212,669
Total $24,471,047

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 434 982-6000
F: 434 982-5222
faid@virginia.edu

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Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Field hockey
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Rowing
Soccer
Softball
Squash
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Volleyball
Wrestling

Club Sports - Men's

aikido, Alpine skiing, archery, badminton, baseball, basketball, cheerleading, cricket, cycling, diving, dodgeball, fencing, golf, gymnastics, ice hockey, judo, karate, kickboxing, lacrosse, pistol, rifle, rowing, rugby, running, sailing, soccer, snowboarding, swimming, squash, table tennis, tae kwon do, tennis, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo

Club Sports - Women's

Alpine skiing, archery, badminton, ballroom dance, basketball, belly dance, diving, break dance, cheerleading, dodgeball, cricket, cycling, fencing, field hockey, foosball, golf, gymnastics, ice hockey, judo, karate, kickboxing, judo, lacrosse, pistol, rifle, rowing, rugby, running, sailing, soccer, softball, snowboarding, squash, swimming, table tennis, tae kwon do, tennis, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, bench press, flag football, floor hockey, free-throw shooting, inner-tube water polo, racquetball, soccer, softball, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, wrestling

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Aerospace, Aeronautical, and Astronautical/Space Engineering, General.
African-American/Black Studies.
Anthropology, General.
Architectural History and Criticism, General.
Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology.
Architecture.
Area Studies, Other.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Astronomy.
Athletic Training/Trainer.
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist.
Biochemistry.
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering.
Biological and Physical Sciences.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Biophysics.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business/Commerce, General.
Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology.
Chemical Engineering.
Chemistry, General.
Child Development.
City/Urban, Community, and Regional Planning.
Civil Engineering, General.
Clinical Psychology.
Comparative Literature.
Computer Engineering, General.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Creative Writing.
Curriculum and Instruction.
Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
East Asian Studies.
Economics, General.
Education, General.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Educational Psychology.
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics.
Engineering, General.
Engineering, Other.
English Language and Literature, General.
Environmental Design/Architecture.
Environmental Science.
Environmental Studies.
European Studies/Civilization.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Financial Mathematics.
French Language and Literature.
German Language and Literature.
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other.
Health/Health Care Administration/Management.
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration.
History, General.
Information Technology Project Management.
International Business/Trade/Commerce.
International Relations and Affairs.
Italian Language and Literature.
Landscape Architecture.
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies, Other.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Linguistics.
Management Information Systems, General.
Management Science.
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other.
Materials Engineering.
Mathematics, General.
Mechanical Engineering.
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music, General.
Neuroscience.
Nursing Practice.
Nursing Science.
Pharmacology.
Philosophy.
Physics, General.
Physiology, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Public Health, General.
Public Policy Analysis, General.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Statistics, General.
Systems Engineering.

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Economics
  2. Commerce
  3. Biology

Programs Offered

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

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Engineering
  • Health Professions

29,237

total students

68%

in-state

32%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

66%

19,253
students

Female
54%
10,380

Male
46%
8,873

34%

9,984
students

Female
53%
5,332

Male
47%
4,652

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

91%

17,560
students

Female
53%
9,339

Male
47%
8,221

9%

1,693
students

Female
61%
1,041

Male
39%
652

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Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
14%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
54%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

1%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required 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: March 1

Spring: November 1 (Coll of Arts and Sciences)

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

60

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

60

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 122
Countries most often represented Canada
China
France
India
South Korea
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Special counselors/advisors

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