University of Virginia: Admission & Tests

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Below is a brief review of University of Virginia general admissions procedures, aplication policies and fees, as well as desirable SAT and ACT college test scores that you might need to have in order to enroll at this school.

Admission Information

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
University of Virginia admission criteria are rather strong - in 2015/16 this college accepted only 30 percent of those who apply.

The school recommends you to submit reference letters with your application and doesn't require admission test scores.

University of Virginia generally will accept your:
  • dual credits
    (from the courses giving both high school and college credits)
  • advanced placement credits
    (from the college-level courses taught in high school)
and will decline your:
  • credits for life experience

Application Fee

Application
Fee
$70
University of Virginia requires a fee paid when you submit an application for admission.

The undergraduate application fee at University of Virginia is $70.00. The graduate application fee is $60.00. The first-professional application fee is $75.00.

SAT Test Scores

Scholastic Assessment Test is a really important step of the application. 82% of applicants at University of Virginia submitted results of their SAT test.

Most applicants who took SAT scored from 600 to 750 on Critical Reading, from 610 to 770 on Math, and from 600 to 750 on Writing. It looks like if you have above 700 in SAT Critical Reading, 720 in SAT Math, and 700 in SAT Writingthen it should make you safe for being admitted at this college.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

SAT Critical Reading
550
670
700

SAT Math
560
690
720

SAT Writing
550
670
700

ACT Test Scores

Taking American College Test is a typical element of the application process at University of Virginia. 45% of applicants submitted results of their ACT test.

Most applicants who took ACT scored from 28 to 34 on Composite, from 28 to 36 on English, from 26 to 34 on Math, and from 7 to 11 on Writing. Thus, if you have got above 33 in ACT Composite, 33 in ACT English, 32 in ACT Math, and 10 in ACT Writingthen it will most likely get you accepted at this institution.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

ACT Composite
26
31
33

ACT English
26
32
33

ACT Math
24
30
32

ACT Writing
7
9
10

Contact Admissions

Phone
(434)
924-0311
To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to University of Virginia, please contact the college directly.

You can call this school's general information office at (434) 924-0311 or check University of Virginia Website

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