The University of Virginia's College at Wise

The University of Virginia's College at Wise

Wise, VA
location
Public
type
Small
setting
61%
39%
student ratio
2,095
total students
Tuition Cost $5,366 | $21,926
in-state | out-of-state
Average Financial Aid Package $13,356
August 1
fall application deadline
77%
acceptance rate
Moderately Difficult
admission difficulty
Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
Not
Reported
sat math
Not
Reported
sat reading
Not
Reported
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
    • Accounting
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business Administration and Management
      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
    • Art
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Dramatic/Theater Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

77% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied845
    • Accepted655
    • Acceptance Rate77%
    • Enrolled2,095
    • Female Applicants470
    • Females Accepted364
    • Female Acceptance Rate77%
    • Male Applicants375
    • Males Accepted291
    • Male Acceptance Rate77%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee $25
    • 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 freshman3.43
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen August 1st August 20th --
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • 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 480 570
    • SAT Math 460 548
    • SAT Writing
    • ACT Composite 20 17 23
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$5,366
    • Out-of-state tuition *$21,926
    • In-district tuitionNot Reported
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$4,459
    • Room and board *$10,314
    • Room only *Not Reported
    • * 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

Financial Aid

    • Average Financial Aid Package:$13,356
    • Average Freshman Financial Aid Package:$15,285
    • Average Loan Aid:$3,795
    • Average Grant Aid:$5,483
    • Average Scholarship and/or Grant Aid Awarded:$4,755
    • Percentage of Students with Need who Receive Financial Aid:100%
    • Average Percentage of Financial Need Met: 88%
    • Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met: 14%

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students2,095
    • Male Student Percentage39%
    • Female Student Percentage61%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino1.28%
    • Black or African American11.85%
    • White or Caucasian76.06%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.16%
    • Asian.96%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific IslanderNot Reported
    • Two or more races.16%
    • Unknown or International Student9.53%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International BreakoutNot Reported
    • Out-of-state Students6% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements None
    • Housing options Coed housing , Female-only housing, Special housing for disabled, Male-only housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 23%
  • 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: NCAA Division II
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Badminton Yes No No
    • Baseball No Yes Yes
    • Basketball Yes Yes Yes
    • Cross-country running No Yes Yes
    • Football Yes Yes Yes
    • Golf Yes Yes No
    • Lacrosse No No No
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Soccer Yes No No
    • Softball Yes No No
    • Table Tennis Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes Yes Yes
    • Track No Yes No
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes No No
    • Water polo Yes No No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Badminton Yes No No
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball Yes Yes Yes
    • Cross-country running No Yes Yes
    • Football Yes No No
    • Golf Yes Yes No
    • Lacrosse No Yes Yes
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Soccer Yes No No
    • Softball Yes Yes Yes
    • Table Tennis Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes Yes Yes
    • Track No Yes No
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes Yes Yes
    • Water polo Yes No No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty162
    • Full-time Percentage63%
    • Part-time Percentage37%
    • Female Percentage48%
    • Male Percentage52%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio12:1 or 1,505 students to 122 faculty

Location & Contact

1 College Avenue
Wise, VA 24293
USA

Mr. Russell Necessary

Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Management and Student Life

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

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