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The University of Virginia's College at Wise

Wise, VA

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Overview

The University of Virginia's College at Wise is a 4-year institution located in Wise, VA, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1 College Avenue
Wise, VA  24293
United States
Contact Mr. Christopher Dearth
Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Management
Email: admissions@uvawise.edu
Phone: 276-328-0322
Fax: 276-328-0251

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Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Business/commerce, General Checkmark
Management Information Systems, General Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences, General Checkmark
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
Computer Software Engineering Checkmark
Engineering, Other Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Foreign Languages And Literatures, General Checkmark
French Language And Literature Checkmark
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology/technologist Checkmark
Family Practice Nurse/nursing Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Biological And Physical Sciences Checkmark
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, General Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/safety Studies Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Economics, General Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Social Sciences, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,017
Applied
838
Accepted
1,905
Enrolled
82%
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Female Admissions

552
Females Applied
472
Females Accepted
86%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

458
Males Applied
362
Males Accepted
79%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

25
Application Fee
3.57
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2.3
Recommended 2 recommendations

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen August 1st August 20th
Other early decision plan December 1st December 15th
Transfer August 15th August 20th Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 500 590
SAT Math 470 570
ACT Composite 21 18 25

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

5,693
In-state
23,960
Out-of-state
5,693
In-district
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Fees

5,838
Full-time student fees
11,277
Room & board
6,783
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan Yes
Tuition payment plans offered Yes

Financial Aid

15,905
Avg. Financial Aid Package
16,987
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
11,372
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
2,994
Avg. Loan Aid
6,267
Avg. Grant Aid
8,861
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
82%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
46%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,905
Total Undergrad students
13%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0.79%
Black or African American 9.86%
White or Caucasian 77.49%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.44%
Asian 1.66%
Two or more races 0.61%
Other 9.16%

Gender

Male (38.37%)
Female (61.63%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 34%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Cavapaloza and Homecoming

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Student Government, Student Activities Board, Multicultural Association, Residence Hall Association and Intramurals

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
Other Campus Security & Safety:
self-defense, informal discussions, pamphlets/posters/films, and crime prevention office

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Checkmark Checkmark
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Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
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Golf Checkmark Checkmark No
Lacrosse No No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
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Track And Field No Checkmark No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
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Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Checkmark Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
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Table Tennis Checkmark No No
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Track And Field No Checkmark No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
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Water Polo Checkmark No No

Faculty

183
Total Faculty
11:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 103
Part-time - 80
Male - 87
Female - 96
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