The University of Virginia's College at Wise: Review & Facts

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The University of Virginia's College at Wise is a small four-year, public school with 2,420 students enrolled. This college was established in 1954 and is the only school located in Wise, Virginia.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
11
Bachelor's degree is offered at The University of Virginia's College at Wise.

The University of Virginia's College at Wise deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 11 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Social Work, Business, Biology, and English and Literature. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges and schools.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a good sign. However, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
71%
The student retention rate at The University of Virginia's College at Wise is fair at 71% (close to Virginia average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at The University of Virginia's College at Wise is below average: 50%.

Student to faculty ratio at The University of Virginia's College at Wise is decent, 17:1. Read more information about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$22,500
Average tuition costs are fairly high, about $18,200 per year. The additional fees at The University of Virginia's College at Wise (not included in tuition costs) are roughly $4,300; which comes to a total of $22,500 per year.

Read the details about The University of Virginia's College at Wise additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
83%
As reported in recent data, 971 applications were submitted and 805 were accepted; so it is easy to enroll at this school.

This school might accept dual credits and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score stats at The University of Virginia's College at Wise in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,600
The University of Virginia's College at Wise offers a distance education program and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at The University of Virginia's College at Wise, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses.

Safety
Grade
C+
The University of Virginia's College at Wise offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 800 students, which provides a viable on-campus housing option. The room price is reasonable - about $5,600 a year.

Army ROTC programs are available at The University of Virginia's College at Wise. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, The University of Virginia's College at Wise seems to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

The University of Virginia's College at Wise Location and Maps



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