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The University of Virginia's College at Wise

  • Wise, VA
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Small
    setting
  • 58%42%
    student ratio
  • 2,291
    total students
  • $8,509 | $23,565
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • August 1
    fall application deadline
  • 74%
    acceptance rate
  • Moderately Difficult
    admission difficulty
  • Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
  • 475
    sat math
  • 479
    sat reading
  • 457
    sat writing
  • 20
    act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Business Administration and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Accounting
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication/Journalism
    • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer and Information Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Engineering
    • Engineering Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Foreign languages and literature
    • Foreign Languages and Literatures
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • French
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Spanish
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Family Practice Nursing
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services
    • Criminal Justice/Safety
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Interdisciplinary studies
    • Interdisciplinary Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Liberal arts/general studies
    • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Natural resources/environmental science
    • Environmental Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Political Science and Government
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sociology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Dramatic/Theater Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Art
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

74% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied970
    • Accepted727
    • Acceptance Rate74%
    • Enrolled2,291
    • Female Applicants504
    • Females Accepted378
    • Female Acceptance Rate75%
    • Male Applicants466
    • Males Accepted349
    • Male Acceptance Rate74%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee
    • Required for All Transcript of high school record
      Minimum high school GPA of 2.3
    • Required for Some
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman3.40
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen August 1st August 20th --
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen 8th --
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer August 15th August 20th --
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 479 430 530
    • SAT Math 475 430 520
    • SAT Writing 457 410 500
    • ACT Composite 20 17 22
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$8,509
    • Out-of-state tuition *$23,565
    • In-district tuitionNot Reported
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student feesNot Reported
    • Room and board *$9,440.00
    • Room only *$5,642.00
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredDeferred paymentsDeferred payments and Installments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionEmployees or children of employees, Senior Citizens

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students2,291
    • Male Student Percentage42%
    • Female Student Percentage58%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino1.35%
    • Black or African American7.11%
    • White or Caucasian55.43%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.22%
    • Asian.57%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific IslanderNot Reported
    • Two or more races.31%
    • Unknown4.19%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International BreakoutNot Reported
    • Out-of-state Students3% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements None
    • Housing options Coed housing , Female-only housing, Male-only housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 26%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station Yes
    • Student-run television station Yes
    • Marching band Yes
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities Yes
    • Greek sororities Yes
    • Local fraternities Yes
    • Local sororities Yes
    • Other organizations Not Reported
    • Most popular organizations student government, Student Activities Board, Multicultural Association, Residence Hall Association, intramurals
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Yes
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Not Reported
    • Other self-defense, informal discussions, pamphlets/posters/films, and crime prevention office

Athletics

Member of the: National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Badmington Yes No No
    • Baseball No Division X Yes
    • Basketball Yes Division X Yes
    • Cross-country running No Division X Yes
    • Football Yes Division X Yes
    • Golf Yes Division X No
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Soccer Yes No No
    • Softball Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes Division X Yes
    • Tennis Yes No No
    • Track No Division X No
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes No No
    • Water polo Yes No No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Badmington Yes No No
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball Yes Division X Yes
    • Cross-country running No Division X Yes
    • Football Yes No No
    • Golf Yes Division X No
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Soccer Yes No No
    • Softball Yes Division X Yes
    • Tennis Yes Division X Yes
    • Tennis Yes No No
    • Track No Division X No
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes Division X Yes
    • Water polo Yes No No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty168
    • Full-time Percentage55%
    • Part-time Percentage45%
    • Female Percentage55%
    • Male Percentage45%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio15:1 or 1,742 students to 116 faculty

Location & Contact

The University of Virginia's College at Wise

1 College Avenue
Wise, VA 24293
USA

Mr.Russell Necessary

Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Management

Phone: 276-328-0322
Fax: 276-328-0251
Email: admissions@uvawise.edu



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