University of Virginia: Review & Facts

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University of Virginia is a large four-year, public school with 23,885 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
96
Fair
University of Virginia will give you the opportunity to get a several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, 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 96 majors. The most popular concentrations are Business, Engineering, General Studies, Management, and Political Science. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges.


Student Retention
97%
Good
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.

The rate of student retention at University of Virginia is excellent at 97% (well above Virginia average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students definitely love their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
15 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at University of Virginia is great - 94%.

Student to faculty ratio at University of Virginia is pretty decent -- 15:1. Find out more information regarding faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$44,200
High
Average tuition pricing is extremely high - about $40,900 a year. The additional fees at University of Virginia (not included in tuition costs) are about $3,300; which comes to a total of $44,200 a year.

Read the details about University of Virginia additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
30%
Hard
According to government data, 30,840 applications were submitted and 9,186 were accepted; so it is pretty hard to become a student at this school.

This college will consider accepting dual credits and advanced placement credits for admission.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at University of Virginia in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,700
Medium
University of Virginia provides 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
Unsafe
University of Virginia provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 6,900 students, which offers a reasonable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is reasonable, roughly $5,700 a 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 obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, University of Virginia appears to be a very dangerous school. This school 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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