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Averett is a church-affiliated university. Founded in 1859 as the Union Female College, it adopted coeducation and began offering bachelor's degrees in 1969. Its 25-acre campus is located in Danville, 45 miles from Greensboro, N.C.

Website: www.averett.edu

Private
Co-ed
903
Undergraduate
Students
(43.7%) 395 Women
(56.3%) 508 Men
Not reported
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
65% of 2,725 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
 

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.19
SAT Math
480 average
430-530 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
480 average
430-530 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
18 average
15-20 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$45,586
Tuition and Fees
$35,600
Room and Board
$6,570
Average Percent of Need Met
70%
Average Freshman Award
$26,458
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$33,711
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
54
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 43% of classes
10-19 students: 37% of classes
20-29 students: 18% of classes
30-39 students: 1% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Danville Population
42,996
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Greensboro, NC
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
56% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Cougar
Sororities
6% of women participate
Fraternities
8% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.7% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.8% Asian
30.1% Black/African-American
4.2% Hispanic/Latino
4.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.6% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
58.7% White
0.6% Unknown
International Students
6.8%
First-Year Students Returning
69.2%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
35.1%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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