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

Report Card

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

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UVa Wise is an above-average public university located in Virginia. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,106 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the UVa Wise acceptance rate is 59%. Popular majors include Social Science Research Methods, Liberal Arts and Humanities, and Business. Graduating 44% of students, UVa Wise alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $28,100.

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WISE, VA 24293
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Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (with football)
Athletic Conference
South Atlantic Conference

The University of Virginia's College at Wise Rankings

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Uvirginia Wise Admissions

Acceptance Rate
59%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
970-1160
ACT Range
18-25
Application Fee
$25
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$10,432 / 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
$10,444 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
98%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
11:1
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. 20 responses
65%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 20 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
    17%
  • On Campus
    59%
  • Online
    25%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,106 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
872
Undergrads Over 25
6%
Pell Grant
51%
Varsity Athletes
25%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 13 responses
  • Friendly
    77%
  • Busy
    15%
  • Reserved
    8%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
59%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 22 responses
Poll
65%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 26 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 12 responses
  • Involved
    42%
  • Wonderful
    33%
  • Isolated
    17%
  • Home away from home
    8%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$38,400 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
44%
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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