929
Students
Financial aid thermometer
26,742
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
61
61%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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Averett University

Overview

Averett University is a Comprehensive institution located in Danville, VA, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 420 West Main Street
English Hall
Danville, VA  24541
United States
Contact Mr. Joel Nester
Director of Admissions and International Counselor
Email: joel.nester@averett.edu
Phone: 434-791-5663

Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
Equestrian Studies Checkmark
Horse Husbandry/equine Science And Management Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Business Administration And Management Checkmark
Management Science Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Organizational Leadership Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English/language Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Athletic Training Checkmark
Medical Radiologic Technology Checkmark
Nursing Science Checkmark
Premedical Studies Checkmark
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Biological And Physical Sciences Checkmark
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Health And Physical Education Related Checkmark
Health And Physical Education/fitness Checkmark
Physical Fitness Technician Checkmark
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
Counseling Psychology Checkmark
Health/medical Psychology Checkmark
Physiological Psychology/psychobiology Checkmark
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Corrections And Criminal Justice Related Checkmark
Criminal Justice/law Enforcement Administration Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Political Science And Government Checkmark
Sociology Checkmark
Transportation And Materials Moving Associate Bachelors
Aeronautics/aviation/aerospace Science And Technology Checkmark
Aviation/airway Management Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Music Checkmark
Theater Literature, History And Criticism Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

2,721
Applied
1,684
Accepted
929
Enrolled
62%
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Female Admissions

1,181
Females Applied
747
Females Accepted
63%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,540
Males Applied
937
Males Accepted
61%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.19
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2.5
Recommended Essay
Interview
One recommendation

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen September 1st Not reported
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer August 15th Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 475 420 520
SAT Math 459 410 500
ACT Composite 20 17 22

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

34,400
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Fees

120
Full-time student fees
9,976
Room & board
6,370
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

26,742
Avg. Financial Aid Package
26,770
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
18,367
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,503
Avg. Loan Aid
15,702
Avg. Grant Aid
22,850
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
72%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
11%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

929
Total Undergrad students
6%
International Students
39%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.84%
Black or African American 28.96%
White or Caucasian 56.3%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.43%
Asian 0.54%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.32%
Two or more races 2.15%
Other 0.54%

Gender

Male (54.9%)
Female (45.1%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 57%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
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Campus events:
Homecoming, Spring Formal and Late Night Breakfast

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
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Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Greek sororities
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Most popular organizations:
Cougar Activities Board (CAB), Student Athletic Advisory Committee (SAAC), Student Government Association (SGA), IMPACT and Christian Student Union

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball No Division 3 No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Football No Division 3 No
Golf No Division 3 No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball No No No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Wrestling No Division 3 No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball No Division 3 No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Football No No No
Golf No No No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball No Division 3 No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

115
Total Faculty
12:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 58
Part-time - 57
Male - 56
Female - 59