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University of Virginia
  • 4 Year
  • CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA

Report Card

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

editorial

UVA is a highly rated public university located in Charlottesville, Virginia. It is a large institution with an enrollment of 16,267 undergraduate students. Admissions is competitive as the UVA acceptance rate is 24%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Economics, and Management Sciences and Information Systems. Graduating 95% of students, UVA alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $50,300.

About

1827 UNIVERSITY AVENUE
CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA 22903
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Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FBS
Athletic Conference
Atlantic Coast Conference

University of Virginia Rankings

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UVA Admissions

Acceptance Rate
24%
Application Deadline
January 1
SAT Range
1340-1520
ACT Range
30-34
Application Fee
$70
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Recommended
Early Decision/Early Action
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$17,579 / 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
$23,377 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
57%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
15:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
84%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 134 responses
50%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 157 responses
42%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 158 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
6
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
4
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
2
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    8%
  • On Campus
    90%
  • Online
    2%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
16,267 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
743
Undergrads Over 25
1%
Pell Grant
13%
Varsity Athletes
5%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 103 responses
  • Well-rounded and hardworking
    39%
  • Care a lot about grades, preppy, parties
    23%
  • Smart, well-dressed, friendly, involved, and fun!
    17%
  • Well-rounded, social, preppy, involved individual
    10%
  • Determined
    3%
  • Extremely active, super smart
    2%
  • hard working and hard partying
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
65%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big. 174 responses
Poll
77%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 203 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 97 responses
  • Active
    27%
  • The Best of the Best
    27%
  • Work hard, play hard
    23%
  • Prestigious
    15%
  • Appropriately involved
    4%
  • Home away from home
    3%
  • Boring
    1%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$61,200 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
95%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
94%
National
83%
79%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 84 responses

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