749
Students
Financial aid thermometer
11,719
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
51
51%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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Overview

Southern Virginia University is a 4-year institution located in Buena Vista, VA, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address One University Hill Drive
Buena Vista, VA  24416
United States
Contact Mr. Tony Caputo
Dean of Admissions
Email: admissions@southernvirginia.edu
Phone: 540-261-2756
Fax: 540-261-8559

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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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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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,346
Applied
699
Accepted
749
Enrolled
52%

Applying

35
Application Fee
3.19
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Other requirements exist (see below)
Required for some programs Interview
Recommended A minimum high school GPA of 2.0
Other requirements: Ecclesiastical endorsement

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen July 31st Not reported
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer July 31st Not reported

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 23 20 26

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

15,300
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Fees

7,450
Room & board
3,700
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 Employees

Financial Aid

11,719
Avg. Financial Aid Package
9,422
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
13,388
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,993
Avg. Loan Aid
6,489
Avg. Grant Aid
8,756
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
60%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
13%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

749
Total undergrad students
74%
Out-of-state students

Gender

Male (46.19%)
Female (53.81%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Men-only housing
Women-only housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 65%

Student Activities

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Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Student Association and LDS Institute of Religion

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

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

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball No Checkmark No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Checkmark No
Football No No No
Golf No Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Soccer No Checkmark No
Softball No Checkmark No
Tennis No Checkmark No
Track And Field No Checkmark No
Volleyball No Checkmark No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

69
Total Faculty
16:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 34
Part-time - 35