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University of Virginia's College at Wise

Wise, VA

U Virginia's College at Wise, founded in 1954, is a public institution of arts and sciences. Its 367-acre campus is located in Wise, 60 miles northwest of Bristol, Tenn.

Web Sitewww.uvawise.edu/
Institution TypePublic
CoeducationalYes
Undergraduate Students2,221
   Women1,318 (59.3%)
   Men903 (40.7%)
Graduate StudentsNot reported

ADMISSION

Entrance DifficultyModerately difficult
Overall Admission Rate76% of 1,068 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedYes
Early Decision OfferedNo
Regular Admission DeadlineAugust 1
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPA
Standardized TestsX
EssayX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA3.42
SAT Math481 average
420-530 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading489 average
430-540 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing457 average
400-510 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite21 average
18-23 range of middle 50%

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of AttendanceIn-state: $23,795
Out-of-state: $39,873
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $9,539
Out-of-state: $25,617
Room and Board
$10,346
Average Percent of Need Met48%
Average Freshman Award$15,285
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
$14,478

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
103
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 29% of classes
10-19 students: 40% of classes
20-29 students: 21% of classes
30-39 students: 6% of classes
40-49 students: 3% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes

CAMPUS LIFE

Wise Population3,260
Nearest Metropolitan Area 
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are not guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 72% of freshmen, 25% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division II
MascotCavalier
Sororities 
Fraternities 

STUDENTS

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.7% Asian
10.2% Black/African-American
1.9% Hispanic/Latino
0.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
71.8% White
8.0% Unknown
International StudentsNot reported
First-Year Students Returning62.4%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
22.6%
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
54%
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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