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University of Virginia

Charlottesville, VA

FRESHMAN ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Entrance Difficulty
Very Difficult: More than 50% of freshmen were in the top 10% of their high school class and scored over 1230 on the SAT I or over 26 on the ACT; about 60% or fewer of all applicants accepted.
High School Preparation
High School GraduationHigh school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School ProgramCollege preparatory program is required
High School Units Required or Recommended
SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English4 
Mathematics45
Science24
Foreign Language25
Social Studies14
History  
Academic Electives  
Examinations
ExamScores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACTRequiredJanuary 1
SAT Only  
ACT Only  
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT  
SAT Subject Tests OnlyRecommended
ACT Writing Test PolicyWriting component required
Use of SAT/ACT EssaySAT: Used for admission
ACT: Used for admission

APPLYING FOR ADMISSION

Admissions Office
Address 
City, State, ZipCharlottesville, VA  22903
Phone(434) 982-3200
Fax(434) 924-3587
E-mailundergradadmission@virginia.edu
Application Dates and Fees
Regular Admission DeadlineJanuary 1
Application Fee$70
Application Fee WaiverAvailable
Regular Admission NotificationApril 1
Accept Offer of AdmissionBy May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List UsedYes
Defer AdmissionStudent can defer admission
Transfer AdmissionTransfer applications accepted
Early Admission
Early Decision OfferedNo
Early Decision Deadline 
Early Decision Notification 
Early Action OfferedYes
Early Action DeadlineNovember 1
Early Action NotificationJanuary 31
Application Form
Common ApplicationAccepted
Universal College ApplicationNot accepted
Electronic Application Available
Other Application Requirements
InterviewNot required
Essay or Personal
Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of
Recommendation
1 required for all freshmen
Other 
Financial NeedFinancial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

SELECTION OF STUDENTS

FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Rigor of Secondary School RecordX
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
Class RankX
RecommendationsX
EssayX
InterviewX
Level of Applicant's InterestX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Volunteer WorkX
Particular
Talent/Ability
X
Character/Personal QualitiesX
First Generation to Attend CollegeX
State ResidencyX
Geographic ResidenceX
Relation with AlumnusX
Religious Affiliation/ CommitmentX
EthnicityX
Work ExperienceX

PROFILE OF FALL ADMISSION

Overall Admission Rate30% of 29,021 applicants were admitted
   Women31% of 15,374 applicants were admitted
   Men29% of 13,647 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled3,634 (42%) of 8,728 admitted students enrolled
   Women2,031 (42%) of 4,805 admitted students enrolled
   Men1,603 (41%) of 3,923 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate 
Early Action Admission Rate28% of 13645 applicants were admitted
Students Offered Wait List 4,172
Students Accepting Wait List Position 2,606
Students Admitted From Wait List 185
Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)
Average GPA4.22
3.75 and Above93%
3.50 - 3.744%
3.25 - 3.491%
3.00 - 3.241%
2.50 - 2.991%
2.00 - 2.49 
SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
SAT Math675 average
630-740 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
46%
Score of 600 - 700
40%
Score of 500 - 600
12%
Score of 400 - 500
2%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT Critical Reading659 average
620-720 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
37%
Score of 600 - 700
47%
Score of 500 - 600
14%
Score of 400 - 500
2%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT Writing663 average
620-720 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
38%
Score of 600 - 700
47%
Score of 500 - 600
12%
Score of 400 - 500
2%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
ACT Composite30 average
29-33 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
68%
Score of 24 - 29
29%
Score of 18 - 23
3%
Score of 12 - 17
0%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%
Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
High School Class RankTop tenth: 93%
Top quarter: 98%
Top half: 99%
Bottom half: 1%
National Merit ScholarNot reported
ValedictorianNot reported
Class PresidentNot reported
Student Government OfficerNot reported
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CLASS OF 2019 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 3.75 4.14 666 658 656 30
Low 2.00 2.57 410 450 400 16
High 4.00 5.00 800 800 800 36
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