University of Virginia: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - OustandingQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - Very BadCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Bad
ReviewMajors / RatingsTuition / LoansFaculty / SalariesCampus CrimeAdmissions

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
Location Map - Street View:
University of Virginia Location Map - Street View
Location Map - City View:
University of Virginia Location Map - City View

Read all information about University of Virginia:

ReviewMajors / RatingsTuition / LoansFaculty / SalariesCampus CrimeAdmissions


Virginia Colleges Offering Similar Degree Programs

Accounting and Finance
We reviewed 63 accounting and finance colleges in Richmond, Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Lynchburg, Danville, Hampton, Fairfax, and 37 more cities. Around 3,300 accounting and finance diplomas are granted each academic year. Average tuition cost for accounting and finance programs in VA is around $23,000.

Aerospace and Aeronautical
Detailed information about 5 aerospace and aeronautical schools in Hampton, Blacksburg, Danville, Lynchburg, and Charlottesville. Around 400 aerospace and aeronautical degrees are awarded every year. Average tuition for aerospace and aeronautical degree programs in VA is about $24,000.

Architecture
We list 8 architecture colleges in Annandale, Norfolk, Chester, Hampton, Charlottesville, Fairfax, and Blacksburg. Approximately 500 architecture diplomas and certificates are granted every academic year. Average tuition cost for architecture degree programs in VA - $28,000.

Art
Learn about 35 art colleges in Norfolk, Richmond, Lynchburg, Arlington, Harrisonburg, Fairfax, Virginia Beach, and 24 other cities. Around 1,000 art degrees are granted each year. Average tuition price for art degree programs in VA is about $28,000.

Astronomy
Read information about 3 astronomy colleges in Charlottesville, Hampton, and Fairfax. Around 100 astronomy diplomas are granted every year. Average tuition charges for astronomy programs in VA is about $40,500.

Biology
We reviewed 50 biology colleges in Norfolk, Richmond, Roanoke, Lynchburg, Lexington, Harrisonburg, Charlottesville, and 32 more cities. About 5,500 biology diplomas are granted each year. Average tuition for biology degree programs in VA - $24,700.

Business
Learn about 89 business schools in Richmond, Lynchburg, Norfolk, Virginia Beach, Arlington, Fairfax, Hampton, and 49 more cities. Around 12,700 business diplomas and certificates are awarded each year. Average tuition charges for business programs in VA - $20,100.

Chemistry
We list 34 chemistry colleges in Lynchburg, Richmond, Norfolk, Lexington, Harrisonburg, Fairfax, Staunton, and 23 other cities. Around 1,300 chemistry degrees are awarded every academic year. Average tuition price for chemistry programs in VA: $30,800.

Computer Science
Read information about 92 computer science colleges in Richmond, Virginia Beach, Arlington, Norfolk, Lynchburg, Hampton, Danville, and 48 other cities. Approximately 6,400 computer science degrees are awarded each academic year. Average tuition cost for computer science degree programs in VA is roughly $20,000.

Economics
Our listing contains 29 economics colleges in Harrisonburg, Lynchburg, Richmond, Lexington, Ashland, Hampden-Sydney, Radford, and 22 other cities. About 1,700 economics degrees are granted each year. Average tuition for economics degree programs in VA is roughly $32,900.

Education
Read information about 45 education colleges in Richmond, Norfolk, Arlington, Lynchburg, Fairfax, Charlottesville, Hampton, and 26 more cities. Around 9,000 education diplomas and certificates are granted every year. Average tuition price for education degree programs in VA is approximately $22,600.

Engineering
We list 45 engineering schools in Norfolk, Lynchburg, Richmond, Charlottesville, Hampton, Lexington, Arlington, and 32 other cities. Approximately 5,500 engineering diplomas and certificates are awarded each academic year. Average tuition charges for engineering degree programs in VA is roughly $25,100.

English and Literature
Learn more about 44 english and literature schools in Lynchburg, Richmond, Norfolk, Fairfax, Lexington, Harrisonburg, Annandale, and 32 more cities. Approximately 2,900 english and literature diplomas are awarded every year. Average tuition charges for english and literature programs in VA is approximately $27,400.

Ethnic and Cultural Studies
Learn more about 17 ethnic and cultural studies schools in Norfolk, Richmond, Fairfax, Sweet Briar, Blacksburg, Lexington, Winchester, and 12 more cities. About 400 ethnic and cultural studies degrees are granted every academic year. Average tuition cost for ethnic and cultural studies programs in VA is roughly $33,700.

Foreign Languages
Detailed information about 41 foreign languages colleges in Lynchburg, Norfolk, Richmond, Lexington, Harrisonburg, Danville, Hampton, and 29 other cities. Approximately 1,000 foreign languages diplomas are awarded every year. Average tuition charges for foreign languages programs in VA is roughly $30,400.

General Studies
Our directory contains 59 general studies schools in Norfolk, Richmond, Danville, Lynchburg, Hampton, Petersburg, Charlottesville, and 41 other cities. Approximately 19,700 general studies diplomas and certificates are granted every academic year. Average tuition price for general studies programs in VA is around $13,000.

History
We list 39 history schools in Richmond, Norfolk, Lynchburg, Lexington, Harrisonburg, Charlottesville, Hampton, and 28 other cities. Approximately 1,700 history diplomas and certificates are awarded every year. Average tuition charges for history programs in VA is around $28,600.

Law
We list 11 law colleges in Harrisonburg, Fairfax, Williamsburg, Richmond, Charlottesville, Virginia Beach, Lynchburg, and 7 more cities. About 1,600 law degrees are awarded each year. Average tuition charges for law degree programs in VA is around $35,000.

Management
We reviewed 94 management schools in Richmond, Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Lynchburg, Arlington, Danville, Annandale, and 49 more cities. Approximately 12,800 management degrees are granted each academic year. Average tuition charges for management programs in VA: $19,600.

Mathematics
Learn about 39 mathematics schools in Lynchburg, Richmond, Norfolk, Lexington, Danville, Harrisonburg, Arlington, and 27 other cities. Around 1,000 mathematics diplomas and certificates are awarded every year. Average tuition cost for mathematics programs in VA: $29,300.

Medical
Learn more about 79 medical schools in Richmond, Lynchburg, Arlington, Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Fairfax, Hampton, and 44 more cities. About 6,900 medical diplomas are granted each year. Average tuition for medical degree programs in VA is approximately $20,800.

Music
Read information about 38 music schools in Norfolk, Lynchburg, Richmond, Harrisonburg, Hampton, Charlottesville, Lexington, and 27 more cities. About 800 music diplomas and certificates are granted each academic year. Average tuition for music programs in VA is around $24,200.

Natural Resources and Environment
Learn about 37 natural resources and environment schools in Lynchburg, Richmond, Norfolk, Danville, Roanoke, Charlottesville, Harrisonburg, and 28 more cities. Approximately 800 natural resources and environment degrees are granted every year. Average tuition cost for natural resources and environment degree programs in VA - $29,300.

Nursing
Learn about 74 nursing colleges in Norfolk, Richmond, Roanoke, Lynchburg, Fairfax, Virginia Beach, CHESTER, and 41 other cities. Around 7,600 nursing diplomas and certificates are awarded each academic year. Average tuition price for nursing programs in VA is approximately $17,000.

Occupational Therapy
Get details on 33 occupational therapy schools in Norfolk, Lynchburg, Roanoke, Danville, Richmond, Harrisonburg, Blacksburg, and 22 more cities. Approximately 1,900 occupational therapy diplomas and certificates are granted every year. Average tuition charges for occupational therapy programs in VA - $23,500.

Pharmacy
Our listing contains 15 pharmacy colleges in Richmond, Norfolk, Fairfax, Woodbridge, Charlottesville, Hampton, CHESTER, and 10 other cities. About 700 pharmacy diplomas and certificates are granted each academic year. Average tuition for pharmacy programs in VA - $22,800.

Philosophy
Read information about 29 philosophy schools in Lynchburg, Norfolk, Richmond, Harrisonburg, Ashland, Ferrum, Radford, and 21 other cities. About 300 philosophy degrees are granted every year. Average tuition charges for philosophy programs in VA is approximately $29,800.

Physics
Our directory contains 28 physics schools in Lynchburg, Norfolk, Lexington, Petersburg, Richmond, Farmville, Charlottesville, and 19 more cities. Around 700 physics diplomas and certificates are awarded every year. Average tuition cost for physics programs in VA is roughly $24,600.

Political Science
Our listing contains 38 political science schools in Lynchburg, Norfolk, Richmond, Lexington, Danville, Harrisonburg, Arlington, and 27 more cities. About 3,100 political science degrees are granted every academic year. Average tuition charges for political science degree programs in VA is about $29,800.

Psychology
Get details on 59 psychology schools in Richmond, Norfolk, Arlington, Lynchburg, Roanoke, Lexington, Harrisonburg, and 39 other cities. Approximately 9,000 psychology degrees are granted every year. Average tuition cost for psychology programs in VA - $21,200.

Social Work
Our listing contains 36 social work colleges in Richmond, Norfolk, Hampton, Lynchburg, Harrisonburg, Roanoke, Annandale, and 22 other cities. About 6,200 social work degrees are granted each academic year. Average tuition price for social work programs in VA is roughly $16,700.

Sociology and Anthropology
Our listing contains 33 sociology and anthropology colleges in Lynchburg, Richmond, Norfolk, Danville, Harrisonburg, Arlington, Farmville, and 22 more cities. Approximately 1,700 sociology and anthropology diplomas are awarded every year. Average tuition charges for sociology and anthropology degree programs in VA is roughly $26,600.

Theater and Drama
Learn about 44 theater and drama colleges in Richmond, Norfolk, Lynchburg, Charlottesville, Harrisonburg, Hampton, Petersburg, and 30 other cities. Approximately 800 theater and drama diplomas are awarded each academic year. Average tuition charges for theater and drama degree programs in VA is approximately $24,200.

Theology and Religion
Read information about 38 theology and religion colleges in Richmond, Lynchburg, Harrisonburg, Virginia Beach, Hampton, Fredericksburg, Danville, and 24 other cities. Around 4,500 theology and religion diplomas and certificates are granted every year. Average tuition cost for theology and religion degree programs in VA is around $15,600.

Urban Development
Learn more about 5 urban development schools in Norfolk, Charlottesville, Richmond, and Blacksburg. Approximately 300 urban development diplomas and certificates are awarded each academic year. Average tuition for urban development programs in VA is roughly $31,200.

Quick College Search

Click to Search Colleges

search by college name, city, or state

Top Competitors










Other Nearby Colleges