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%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
100%
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 Aid Office


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

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Varsity Sports

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

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

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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 transferred

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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