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IPEDS ID: 234076
OPE ID: 00374500
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University of Virginia-Main Campus
1827 University Avenue, Charlottesville, Virginia 22903-2628
General information:  (434) 924-0311
Type:  4-year, Public
Awards offered:  Less than one year certificate
One but less than two years certificate
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Doctor's degree - professional practice
Campus setting:  Suburb: Small
Campus housing:  Yes
Student population:  23,883 (16,736 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:  15 to 1
Carnegie Classification
Doctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Special Learning Opportunities
ROTC (Army, Navy, Air Force)
Teacher certification
Distance education opportunities - undergraduate level
Distance education opportunities - graduate level
Study abroad
Student Services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students' children
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2015Full timePart time
Total faculty2,451190
Research and public service32432
Total graduate assistants-1,514
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Estimated expenses for academic year2013-20142014-20152015-20162016-2017% change 2015-2016 to 2016-2017
Tuition and fees
Books and supplies$1,240$1,260$1,270$1,2941.9%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board$9,717$10,052$10,400$10,7263.1%
Off Campus
Room and board$9,717$10,052$10,400$10,7263.1%
Off Campus with Family
Total Expenses2013-20142014-20152015-20162016-2017% change 2015-2016 to 2016-2017
On Campus$26,075$27,010$29,572$31,1865.5%
Off Campus$26,075$27,336$29,572$31,1865.5%
Off Campus with Family$15,988$16,904$18,802$20,0866.8%
On Campus$53,461$56,196$58,745$60,5303.0%
Off Campus$53,461$56,522$58,745$60,5303.0%
Off Campus with Family$43,374$46,090$47,975$49,4303.0%
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Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year2016-2017
In-state tuition$15,026
In-state fees$2,654
Out-of-state tuition$25,168
Out-of-state fees$2,654
  • The University of Virginia now offers an optional Guaranteed Tuition Plan for Virginians. Full-time Virginia students entering college for the first time can fix their base tuition rate now. Please see the web site for information about the plan.
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee planX
Prepaid tuition planX
Tuition payment planX
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2014-2015
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Any student financial aid12,11257%————
Grant or scholarship aid1,18532%$22,347,891$18,859
Federal grants56315%$4,212,510$7,482
Pell grants46112%$2,034,893$4,414
Other federal grants38610%$2,177,617$5,641
State/local government grant or scholarships1805%$1,682,640$9,348
Institutional grants or scholarships1,01627%$16,452,741$16,194
Student loan aid1,10130%$7,942,041$7,213
Federal student loans1,08829%$6,447,509$5,926
Other student loans902%$1,494,532$16,606
  • 1 Includes students receiving Federal work study aid and aid from other sources not listed above.
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid16,62640%$112,011,812$16,905
Pell grants2,08513%$8,783,340$4,213
Federal student loans4,27626%$28,113,838$6,575
  • 1 Grant or scholarship aid includes aid received, from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.

  • For more information on Student Financial Assistance Programs or to apply for financial aid via the web, visit Federal Student Aid.
Average Net Price for Full-Time Beginning Students
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
Average net price$13,463$14,069$14,539
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income2012-20132013-20142014-2015
$0 – $30,000$6,591$9,615$10,119
$30,001 – $48,000$7,577$10,314$11,559
$48,001 – $75,000$15,183$16,199$16,494
$75,001 – $110,000$21,850$21,964$22,465
$110,001 and more$24,427$24,525$25,924
  • Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
  • Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same – total cost of attendance minus grant aid.
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Fall 2015
Total enrollment23,883
Undergraduate enrollment16,736
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment655
Graduate enrollment7,147
Undergraduate Attendance StatusUndergraduate Student Gender
Undergraduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 94%
Part-time: 6%Undergraduate Student Gender:
Male: 44%
Female: 56%
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 12%
Black or African American: 6%
Hispanic/Latino: 6%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 61%
Two or more races: 4%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 6%
Non-resident alien: 5%
Undergraduate Student AgeUndergraduate Student Residence
Undergraduate Student Age:
24 and under: 95%
25 and over: 5%
Age unknown: 0%Undergraduate Student Residence:
In-state: 66%
Out-of-state: 29%
Foreign countries: 5%
Unknown: 0%
  • Residence data are reported for first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates, Fall 2014.
Graduate Attendance Status
Graduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 83%
Part-time: 17%
Undergraduate Distance Education StatusGraduate Distance Education Status
Undergraduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 2%
Enrolled in some distance education: 2%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 96%Graduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 7%
Enrolled in some distance education: 3%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 90%
Undergraduate application fee (2016-2017): $70
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2015
Number of applicants30,84014,97015,870
Percent admitted30%29%31%
Percent admitted who enrolled40%39%41%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
Secondary school GPAX
Secondary school rankX
Secondary school recordX
Completion of college-preparatory programX
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)X
Test Scores: Fall 2015 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scoresNumberPercent
Test Scores25th Percentile*75th Percentile**
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading620720
SAT Math630740
SAT Writing620720
ACT Composite2933
ACT English2934
ACT Math2733
ACT Writing810
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Student retention:
Full-time students: 97%
Part-time students: 67%
Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2014 and Returned in Fall 2015
Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 72 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2015.

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2009
Overall graduation rate:
Overall graduation rate: 93%
Transfer-out rate: 4%
Percentage of Full-time, First-Time Students Who Graduated or Transferred Out Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rates

Bachelor’s degree graduation rates measure the percentage of entering students beginning their studies full-time and are planning to get a bachelor’s degree and who complete their degree program within a specified amount of time.

Graduation Rates for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Bachelor's degree rate:
[Began in Fall 2007]
4-year: 86%
6-year: 93%
8-year: 94%
[Began in Fall 2009]
4-year: 87%
6-year: 93%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Graduated in the Specified Amount of Time and Began in Fall 2007 or Fall 2009
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
Male: 92%
Female: 95%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2009 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 80%
Asian: 94%
Black or African American: 89%
Hispanic/Latino: 92%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 100%
White: 95%
Two or more races: 96%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 92%
Non-resident alien: 88%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2009 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2015-2016
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramBachelorMasterDoctorUndergraduate
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
  • d identifies programs and award levels that are offered as a distance education program. For program category totals, d is shown if one or more programs in the category are offered as a distance education program.
Architecture and Related Services
Architectural History and Criticism, General311---
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning1427---
Landscape Architecture-12---
Category total8071---
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
African-American/Black Studies18----
Area Studies, Other53---
East Asian Studies-2---
Category total235---
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General23327--
Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology--2--
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology--9--
Pathology/Experimental Pathology--3--
Physiology, General--1--
Category total233236--
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Business Administration and Management, General-4150--
Business/Commerce, General340106---
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce----9d
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General---6d5d
Management Information Systems, General-70---
Organizational Leadership----2d
Project Management----16d
Purchasing, Procurement/Acquisitions and Contracts Management---0d15d
Category total340651024d47d
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, General105205--
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance----2d
Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other----1
Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration-49---
Information Technology---1d-
Category total1056951d3d
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services-31---
Curriculum and Instruction-52d0-14
Education, General-14431--
Educational Leadership and Administration, General-83-34
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration-465--
Special Education and Teaching, General-13--0
Category total-294d39-48
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering36----
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering8948--
Chemical Engineering367d4--
Civil Engineering, General6613d5--
Computer Engineering, General34110--
Electrical and Electronics Engineering299d14--
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics-12--
Engineering, General27d----
Engineering, Other-13d9--
Materials Engineering-11d5--
Mechanical Engineering101----
Systems Engineering10547d5--
Category total523d116d52--
English Language and Literature/Letters
Creative Writing-11---
English Language and Literature, General1272611--
Category total1273711--
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
Child Development6----
Category total6----
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General1441--
Comparative Literature4----
French Language and Literature2328--
German Language and Literature001--
Italian Language and Literature40---
Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General1111--
Spanish Language and Literature5653--
Category total1121914--
Health Professions and Related Programs
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist4021---
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other-7---
Health/Health Care Administration/Management0d----
Nursing Practice--15--
Nursing Science--10--
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies----27
Public Health, General-28---
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse122122d---
Category total162d178d177-27
History, General1311212--
Category total1311212--
Legal Professions and Studies
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies, Other-490--
Category total-49330--
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies617----
Category total617----
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General6718--
Statistics, General-334--
Category total673412--
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Biological and Physical Sciences-15---
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other85----
Category total8515---
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Science8587--
Category total8587--
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Kinesiology and Exercise Science5442---
Category total5442---
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Religion/Religious Studies4397--
Category total67911--
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General861110--
Physics, General35814--
Category total1332528--
Clinical Psychology--6--
Educational Psychology-350-1
Psychology, General2061116--
Category total2064622-1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Public Administration----5d
Public Policy Analysis, General6970---
Category total6970--5d
Social Sciences
Economics, General258208--
International Relations and Affairs20633--
Political Science and Government, General9526--
Category total6473326--
Visual and Performing Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation-09--
Art/Art Studies, General55----
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General1910---
Music, General1776--
Category total911715--
Grand total3,9631,80279725131
Services and Programs for Servicemembers and Veterans
Yellow Ribbon Program (officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Recognized student veteran organization
Tuition policies specifically for Veterans and Servicemembers
Educational Benefits, 2014-2015
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: 291
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: 189
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - undergraduates: 0
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - graduates: 4
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: $12,974
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: $10,089
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - graduates: $1,665
Full-time students: 80%
Part-time students: 50%
Retention rate is the percentage of undergraduate students who began their studies in academic year 2013-14 and returned in academic year 2014-15
2015-2016 Varsity Athletes
NCAA Division I-FBSMenWomen
All Track Combined9788
Field Hockey24
Swimming and Diving2632
Institutional Accreditation
AgencyPeriods of AccreditationStatus
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges(!)7/1/1904 -  Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / ProgramPeriods of AccreditationStatus
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. – May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program12/5/1959 - 6/30/2004Resigned
Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program4/26/1974 - 6/30/2004Resigned
American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
Law (LAW) - Professional schools7/1/1923 -  Accredited
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs10/25/1988 -  Accredited
School Psychology (SCPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs(!)10/25/1988 -  Accredited
Professional/Scientific Psychology (PSPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs11/4/1988 -  Accredited
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Audiology (AUD) - Graduate degree programs7/2/1973 - 12/31/2001Resigned
Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs7/2/1973 -  Accredited
Association for Clinical Pastoral Education, Inc., Accreditation Commission
(SCPE) - Clinical pastoral education (CPE) centers offering CPE and supervisory CPE programs11/1/2000 -  Accredited
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels4/21/2004 -  Accredited
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels4/21/2004 -  Accredited
Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels4/22/2014 -  Accredited
Council on Education for Public Health
Public Health Programs (PHPG) - Graduate level program offered outside a school of public health6/24/2006 -  Accredited
Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
Radiologic Technology (RADTT) - Programs for radiation therapists10/15/2004 - 7/5/2013Resigned
Liaison Committee on Medical Education
Medicine (MED) - Programs leading to the M.D. degree7/1/1942 -  Accredited
National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs3/1/2001 - 3/13/2007Resigned
Agency / Program / DepartmentPeriods of AccreditationStatus
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic Internship
UVA Health System
1/1/1975 -  Accredited
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
Post Doctoral - Advanced dental education programs (advanced education in general dentistry and general practice residency)
UVA Health System General Practice Residency 12 Months
5/8/1974 -  Accredited
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs
UVA Elson Student Health Center
5/5/1989 -  Accredited
  • (!) Estimated date
2015 Crime Statistics
Arrests - On-Campus201320142015
Illegal weapons possession051
Drug law violations261923
Liquor law violations122225
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls !201320142015
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations644
Liquor law violations102
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus201320142015
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible26
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)0
Statutory rape00
Aggravated assault303
Motor vehicle theft2162
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls !201320142015
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible14
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)0
Statutory rape00
Aggravated assault000
Motor vehicle theft000
  • (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • As of the 2015 data collection (2014 data onwards), statistics for Sex offenses - Forcible and Sex offenses - Non-forcible are no longer collected. Rape, Fondling, Incest and Statutory rape statistics were not collected prior to the 2015 data collection.
  • These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year201320122011
Default rate0.9%1.7%1.7%
Number in default274743
Number in repayment2,8772,7432,502
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)