University of Virginia Profile

HISTORY

UVirginia, founded in 1819 by Thomas Jefferson, is a public university. Programs are offered through the College of Arts and Sciences; the Schools of Architecture, Education, Engineering and Applied Science, and Nursing; the McIntire School of Commerce; the Darden School of Business Administration; and the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. Its 1,138-acre campus is located in Charlottesville, 70 miles northwest of Richmond. The original campus, designed by Jefferson, is considered a masterpiece of American architecture.

ADMISSION

Entrance Difficulty: Very difficult
Overall Admission Rate: 33% of 22,124 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered: Yes
Early Decision Offered: No
Regular Admission Deadline: January 1
Factors Considered for Selection of Students
Academic GPA: Very Important
Standardized Tests: Important
Essay: Important
Extracurricular Activities: Very Important
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA: 4.17
SAT Math: 676 average  620-740 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading:  655 average  600-710 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing: 662 average 610-720 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite: 30 average  28-32 range of middle 50%

MONEY MATTERS
Cost of Attendance:  In-state: $20,816  Out-of-state: $45,138
Tuition and Fees: In-state: $11,576 Out-of-state: $35,898
Room and Board: $9,240
Average Percent of Need Met: 100%
Average Freshman Award: $21,218
Average Indebtedness of 2010 Graduates: $19,384

ACADEMICS
Academic Calendar System: Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum: Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates: 1,239
Regular Class Size: 2-9 students: 2-9 students: 18% of classes
10-19 students: 34% of classes
20-29 students: 16% of classes
30-39 students: 9% of classes
40-49 students: 7% of classes
50-59 students: 9% of classes
Over 100 students: 7% of classes

APPLYING FOR FINANCIAL AID
Financial Aid Office Contacts
E-mail: (None)
Web Site: Financial Aid Web Site

Financial Aid Application Process
Application Deadline: Priority deadline March 1
Award Notification: Not reported
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid: Federal Methodology
Forms Required: Cost to File
FAFSA Code is 003745: Free

University Web Site: www.virginia.edu/

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