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University of Virginia--Wise is a public institution that was founded in 1954. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,067, its setting is rural, and the campus size is 396 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. University of Virginia--Wise's ranking in the 2013 edition of Best Colleges is National Liberal Arts Colleges, Tier 2. Its in-state tuition and fees are $8,228 (2012-13); out-of-state tuition and fees are $21,843 (2012-13).
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In the heritage of Thomas Jefferson, the founder of the University of Virginia, the College's primary concern is education in the liberal arts and sciences, the ultimate goal being to prepare students to be full participants in a democratic society and the world at large.
When applying to University of Virginia--Wise, it's important to note the application deadline is August 15, and the early action deadline is December 1. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due May 1. The application fee at University of Virginia--Wise is $25. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 72.9 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||72.9%|
|Application deadline||August 15|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||May 1|
The student-faculty ratio at University of Virginia--Wise is 15:1, and the school has 69.3 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at University of Virginia--Wise include: Social Sciences, General; Biological and Physical Sciences; Business/Commerce, General; and Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 66.0 percent.
University of Virginia--Wise has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,067, with a gender distribution of 43.7 percent male students and 56.3 percent female students. At this school, 39.0 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 61.0 percent of students live off campus. University of Virginia--Wise is part of the NAIA athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NAIA|
Campus Info & Services
University of Virginia--Wise offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, and health service. University of Virginia--Wise also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, and lighted pathways/sidewalks. Of the students at University of Virginia--Wise, 71 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at University of Virginia--Wise.
|Students who have cars on campus||71%|
|Health insurance offered||No|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
At University of Virginia--Wise, 64.0 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $5,392.
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
|In-state tuition and fees||$8,228 (2012-13)|
|Out-of-state tuition and fees||$21,843 (2012-13)|
|Room and board||$9,440 (2012-13)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data