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Averett University
  • 4 Year
  • DANVILLE, VA

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade B
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade B minus
  7. Professors
    grade B minus
  8. Location
    grade B minus
  9. Dorms
    grade B+
  10. Campus Food
    grade B+
  11. Student Life
    grade B
  12. Safety
    grade B minus

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Averett is a private, Christian university located in Danville, Virginia. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 868 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Averett acceptance rate is 65%. Popular majors include Accounting, Physical Education Teaching and Coaching, and Pre-Medicine Studies. Graduating 42% of students, Averett alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $35,800.

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420 W MAIN ST
DANVILLE, VA 24541
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Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
USA South Athletic Conference

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Averett University Rankings

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Averett Admissions

Acceptance Rate
65%
Application Deadline
August 1
SAT Range
860-1060
ACT Range
16-20
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$24,013 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$22,378 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
17:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
80%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 20 responses
77%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 22 responses
68%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 22 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    42%
  • On Campus
    57%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
868 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
26
Undergrads Over 25
4%
Pell Grant
45%
Varsity Athletes
43%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 19 responses
  • Friendly and dedicated
    53%
  • Different and dedicated
    16%
  • Friendly and genuine
    16%
  • Quiet and focused
    5%
  • Quiet and studious
    5%
  • Stressed
    5%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
82%
Poll
47%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene. 30 responses
Poll
53%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 30 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 21 responses
  • Expensive if you don't have any scholarships
    33%
  • Welcoming
    29%
  • They present it to be amazing but it is far from
    14%
  • Useless
    10%
  • Community oriented
    5%
  • Persistent
    5%
  • Underrated
    5%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$41,800 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
42%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
95%
National
83%
74%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 19 responses

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