UVirginia, founded in 1819 by Thomas Jefferson, is a public university. Programs are offered through the College of Arts and Sciences; the Schools of Architecture, Education, Engineering and Applied Science, and Nursing; the McIntire School of Commerce; the Darden School of Business Administration; and the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. Its 1,138-acre campus is located in Charlottesville, 70 miles northwest of Richmond. The original campus, designed by Jefferson, is considered a masterpiece of American architecture.

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collegeType
Public
studentType
Coed
17,011
Undergraduates
7,672
Men - 45.1%
9,340
Women - 54.9%
8,007
Graduate Students
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Entrance Difficulty
Most difficult
Overall Admission Rate
24% of 40,839 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
January 1
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
4.32 (based on weighted GPAs)
SAT Math
718 average
670-780 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
698 average
670-740 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
32 average
30-34 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
In-state: $35,600
Out-of-state: $70,361
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $18,878
Out-of-state: $53,639
Room and Board
$12,350
Average Percent of Need Met
100%
Average Freshman Award
$31,105
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$26,023
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Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
1,523
Regular Class Size (Students)
2-9
17%
10-19
39%
20-29
13%
30-39
10%
40-49
6%
50-99
8%
Over 100
6%
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Richmond Population
43,956
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Richmond
Freshman Housing Guarantee
College offers housing to students
Students in College Housing
39% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Cavalier
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.1%
Asian
16%
Black/African-American
7.1%
Hispanic/Latino
7%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
5.1%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0.1%
White
58.9%
Unknown
5.7%
International Students
4.4% from 85 countries
First-Year Students Returning
97.3%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
89.1%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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