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The University of Virginia's College at Wise
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  • 4 Year
  • WISE, VA

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Report Card

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

About

1 COLLEGE AVENUE
WISE, VA 24293
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (with football)
Athletic Conference
South Atlantic Conference
From The University of Virginia's College at Wise

At UVA Wise, you’ll find everything you need to unlock your potential and elevate your future. Here, you’ll get an education designed to help you succeed, and you’ll be supported by our close-knit community at every step along the way. We value real-world results, and we believe that a quality education should be accessible for all. Our campus sits high on the Appalachian Plateau in Southwest Virginia, and from here we can see limitless ways to spark progress, get ahead, and move forward.

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Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
83%
SAT Range
980-1170
ACT Range
18-23
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$9,418 / 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
$12,504 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
12:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
81%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 16 responses
65%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 23 responses
70%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 23 responses

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
    51%
  • On Campus
    11%
  • Online
    37%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,116 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
789
Undergrads Over 25
41%
Pell Grant
50%
Varsity Athletes
23%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 16 responses
  • Friendly
    81%
  • Busy
    13%
  • Reserved
    6%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
60%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 25 responses
Poll
62%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 29 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 14 responses
  • Involved
    36%
  • Wonderful
    29%
  • Isolated
    21%
  • Underrated
    14%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$38,400 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
52%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
90%
National
83%
67%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 12 responses

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