University of Virginia

Charlottesville, VA

University of Virginia

Charlottesville, VA

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Tuition & Fees

$17,935

$50,798

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
58%
600-699
37%
500-599
4%
400-499
0
700-800
65%
600-699
26%
500-599
6%
400-499
0
30-36
79%
24-29
17%
18-23
3%
12-17
0
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undergraduateRatios

45%

male

55%

female

1

teacher

14

students

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Very Selective

23%

acceptance rate

Accepted 9,778
Declined 31,061
Total Received 40,839
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Public

17,011

undergraduate students

8,007

graduate students

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Location

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 25,018
Established in 1819
Coeducational Coeducational

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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.

  • Metropolitan area: Richmond
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Charlottesville-Albemarle

University of Virginia
190 McCormick Road
Charlottesville
22904-4160

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
39%
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

Top Organizations

  • Madison House
  • Student Council
  • University Guides
  • The Cavalier Daily

Top Events

  • Family Weekend
  • Finals Weekend
  • Homecoming

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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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
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
90%
Top 1/4
97%
Top 1/2
99%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
58%
600-699
37%
500-599
4%
400-499
0
700-800
65%
600-699
26%
500-599
6%
400-499
0
30-36
79%
24-29
17%
18-23
3%
12-17
0

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $70
Application deadline January 6
Has early decision program yes
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 4.32

Very Selective

23%

acceptance rate

Accepted 9,778
Declined 31,061
Total Received 40,839

Admissions Factors

Very Important

character/personal qualities
academic GPA
class rank
recommendation(s)
rigor of secondary school record
state residency

Important

extracurricular activities
application essay
talent/ability
standardized test scores

Considered

alumni/ae relation
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

level of applicant's interest
interview
religious affiliation/commitment

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 85
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $14,970
Room & board $11,950
Additional fees $2,965
Books & supplies $1,384
Other fees $2,552
Total $33,821

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
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Field hockey
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Rowing
Soccer
Softball
Squash
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Club Sports Men

Archery, Badminton, Cheerleading, Equestrian sports, Fencing, Gymnastics, Ice hockey, Racquetball, Riflery, Rock climbing, Rugby, Sailing, Skiing (downhill), Ultimate frisbee, Water polo

Club Sports Women

Archery, Badminton, Cheerleading, Equestrian sports, Fencing, Gymnastics, Racquetball, Riflery, Rock climbing, Rugby, Sailing, Skiing (downhill), Ultimate frisbee, Water polo

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 1

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
African-American/Black Studies
Anthropology
Architectural History and Criticism, General
Architecture
Area Studies, Other
Art/Art Studies, General
Astronomy
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business/Commerce, General
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry, General
Child Development
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
Civil Engineering, General
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Comparative Literature
Computer Engineering, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Engineering, General
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Science
French Language and Literature
German Language and Literature
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
History, General
International Relations and Affairs
Italian Language and Literature
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music, General
Philosophy
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Public Policy Analysis, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religion/Religious Studies
Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Systems Engineering
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Navy ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

25,018

total students

72%

in-state

28%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

68%

17,011
students

Female
55%
9,344

Male
45%
7,667

32%

8,007
students

Female
51%
4,079

Male
49%
3,928

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

95%

16,280
students

Female
55%
8,916

Male
45%
7,364

5%

731
students

Female
59%
428

Male
41%
303

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 97%
Student 4 year graduation rate 89%
Student 5 year graduation rate 5%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
15%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
56%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

688

Transfer students enrolled

3%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
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 no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: March 1

Transfer difficulty

Very difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Legal
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • 24 hour library
  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms
  • Women's center

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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