2,095
Students
Financial aid thermometer
13,971
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
77
655/845
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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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. Russell D. Necessary
Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Management and Student Life
Email: admissions@uvawise.edu
Phone: 276-328-0322
Fax: 276-328-0251

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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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences 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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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

845
Applied
655
Accepted
2,095
Enrolled
78%
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Female Admissions

470
Females Applied
364
Females Accepted
77%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

375
Males Applied
291
Males Accepted
78%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

25
Application Fee
3.43
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 Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 480 570
SAT Math 460 548
ACT Composite 20 17 23

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

5,366
In-state
21,926
Out-of-state
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Fees

4,459
Full-time student fees
10,314
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

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

Financial Aid

13,971
Avg. Financial Aid Package
13,128
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
3,455
Avg. Loan Aid
6,509
Avg. Grant Aid
7,767
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
73%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
15%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

2,095
Total undergrad students
6%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.28%
Black or African American 11.85%
White or Caucasian 76.06%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.16%
Asian 0.96%
Two or more races 0.16%
Other 9.53%

Gender

Male (39.43%)
Female (60.57%)

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 23%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Holly Ball and Homecoming

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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

Campus Security & Safety

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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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Water Polo Checkmark No No

Faculty

162
Total Faculty
12:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 102
Part-time - 60
Male - 85
Female - 77