University of Virginia: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - OustandingQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - Very BadCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Bad
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University of Virginia is a large four-year, public school with 23,910 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1819 and is one of the 3 schools and colleges located in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
83
University of Virginia will give you the opportunity to get a bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, or doctoral degree.

University of Virginia follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 83 majors. The most popular concentrations are Business, Engineering, General Studies, Biology, and Management. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
98%
The rate of student retention at University of Virginia is excellent at 98% (well above Virginia average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students definitely love their stay at this school.

Student to faculty ratio at University of Virginia is decent -- 16:1. Learn more details on instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$38,300
Average tuition prices are extremely high, $35,000 per year. The additional fees at University of Virginia not covered by tuition are about $3,300; this totals $38,300 a year.

Read the details about University of Virginia 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
30%
As reported in recent government data, 27,178 applications were submitted and 8,031 were accepted; so it is pretty hard to get accepted at this school.

The school will consider accepting dual credits and advanced placement credits for admission.

Find out more about admissions as well applicants test score information at University of Virginia in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,200
University of Virginia offers a distance learning option and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at University of Virginia, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
F
University of Virginia offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 6,600 students, which offers a reasonable on-campus housing option. The room price is reasonable - roughly $5,200 per academic year.

Army, Navy, and Air Force ROTC programs are available at University of Virginia. 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 received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, University of Virginia seems to be a very dangerous school. The college has been investigated by the government for possible crime reporting violations. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

University of Virginia Location and Maps



Post Address: University of Virginia, 1827 University Avenue, Charlottesville, Virginia 22903-2628, USA
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