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The University of Virginia's College at Wise
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Public   4-Year
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Accreditation
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges
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Total Enrollment
Undergraduate
2021
Transfer-in
150
Average Class Size
Overall
15
Years 1 & 2
15
Years 3 & 4
10

The University of Virginia's College at Wise

Wise, VA
What makes UVA Wise one of the best public liberal arts colleges in the nation? Proven academics. While offering a variety of academic degrees, pre-professional study tracks, and teaching licensures, our leading liberal arts college maintains an impressive 13:1 student-faculty ratio. Dedication to reducing or eliminating student debt. Eighty percent of our students receive financial assistance, and 97 percent of our graduates are currently employed or seeking a higher degree. Thriving student life. With more than 50 student organizations, spirited NCAA athletic programs, and near-daily campus events, our students have many opportunities to get involved, grow as individuals and discover their passions. Picturesque campus. UVA Wise sits on an expansive 396-acre campus nestled amid the Appalachian Mountains, where students can experience unique cultural flavor as well as the great outdoors.
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Academics
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Freshman Definition
Students progressing toward a degree are classified as freshmen until they have earned 30 hours of credit.
College Fit
Yes! We have a place for you at Wise! ...see moreYes! We have a place for you at Wise! https://college-life.uvawise.edu/
Freshman Student Catalog Year
Your catalog year would be your first year at Wise or when you officially declare your major.
English Language Proficiency
Applicants whose native language is not English must demonstrate proficiency in English by taking a proficiency test.
Admissions and Financial
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Application Fee
$25.00 but UVA Wise accepts fee waiver requests for students who qualify.
Application Type(s)
UVA Wise Application. We also accept the Common App.
Financial Aid
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Transcripts
We need an official up-to-date high school transcript (including senior-year grades).
Tests
Freshman applicants (high school graduates and GED holders) under the age of 22 may submit SAT or ACT scores and, if app...see moreFreshman applicants (high school graduates and GED holders) under the age of 22 may submit SAT or ACT scores and, if applicable, an official copy of their GED scores. Electronic submission is recommended. Applicants whose native language is not English must also submit scores for the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). Excluding the exceptions noted below, freshman applicants with a minimum high school GPA of 3.3 may request that their application be reviewed without submitting standardized test scores. Applicants should request to be considered for admission to the university without test scores on the Common Application for freshman admission.
Essay
Optional
Letter of Recommendation
Optional
Interview
An interview is not required.
Important Dates
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Freshman Application Deadline
Fall
We welcome your application year round!
Freshman Application Deadline
Spring
We welcome your application year round!
Freshman Financial Aid Date
10/1/2021
Freshman Priority Application Deadline
Fall
12/1/2021
Freshman Priority Application Deadline
Spring
3/1/2022
Freshman Financial Aid Date
10/1/2021
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Transfer Definition
Students who have completed at least one semester of post secondary credits from an accredited college or university are...see moreStudents who have completed at least one semester of post secondary credits from an accredited college or university are considered eligible for transfer.
College Fit
Yes! We have a place for you at Wise! ...see moreYes! We have a place for you at Wise! https://college-life.uvawise.edu/
Associate Transfer Degree Completion
Completion of an Associates of Arts or Associate if Science degree will fullfill all general education requirements at W...see moreCompletion of an Associates of Arts or Associate if Science degree will fullfill all general education requirements at Wise with the exception of foreign language and four cultural activity credits. Depending on the major of choice, some general education courses may fulfil major requirements.
Dual Enrollment - Completion of Associates
Students who complete an Associate of Arts or an Associate of Science through dual enrollment credits are treated as fir...see moreStudents who complete an Associate of Arts or an Associate of Science through dual enrollment credits are treated as first time freshman but have the same rights and privileges of transfer direct from the community college setting.
Transfer Student Catalog Year
You can choose your first year of attendance at Wise or two years earlier.
Accepts Credits for Prior Learning
UVA Wise accepts CLEP, AP, IB and Cambridge credits for students who meet specified scores.
Course Transfer Criteria
Min grade for courses to transfer: C- All online science labs are accepted for General Education Requirements.
General Education Programs
UVA Wise accepts the UCGS and Passport programs to meet part of our General Education Liberal Arts Core Curriculum
English Language Proficiency
Applicants whose native language is not English must demonstrate proficiency in English by taking a proficiency test.
Guaranteed Admission Agreement (GAA) Application Process
Interested students submit an online request form found here: ...see moreInterested students submit an online request form found here: https://www.uvawise.edu/registrar/transferring-courses
Admissions and Financial
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Apply Here
YOU are WISE! https://www.uvawise.edu/ap...see moreYOU are WISE! https://www.uvawise.edu/apply
Application Fee
The application fee is $25.00. UVA Wise accepts fee waiver requests.
Application Type(s)
UVA Wise Application. We also accept the Common Application.
Transfer Financial Aid
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Transfer Admissions
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Transcripts
Freshman applicants are required to submit an up-to-date high school transcript (including senior-year curriculum and gr...see moreFreshman applicants are required to submit an up-to-date high school transcript (including senior-year curriculum and grades, if available). GED holders must submit their official GED scores.
Tests
Only if less than 30 hours earned
Essay
While not required, we welcome additional information.
Letters of Recommendation
While not required, we welcome additional information.
Interview
An interview is not required.
Maximum Transfer Credits
62
Minimum GPA
2.2
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Important Dates
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Transfer Application Deadline
Fall
We welcome your application year round!
Transfer Application Deadline
Spring
We welcome your application year round!
Transfer Financial Aid Date
10/1/2021
Transfer Priority Application Deadline
Fall
12/1/2021
Transfer Priority Application Deadline
Spring
3/1/2022
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The links below take you to pages on the The University of Virginia's College at Wise website. Use Catalog Search to find their programs and courses in this portal.
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Special Transfer Opportunities
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For Out-of-State Students
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Academic Options
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Offers Credits for Prior Learning
Flexible Degree Options
Online Degree Options Available
Weekend/Evening Courses Available
Summer Courses Available
Concurrent Enrollment
High School Dual Enrollment
Reverse Transfer
Guaranteed Admissions
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Campus Services and Engagement
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Campus Housing
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Career Services
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Disability Services
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Cultural Diversity Office
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Student Clubs & Organizations
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Sports
Military Friendly
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Yellow Ribbon Program
Credit for Military Experience
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Dedicated POC for Military
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Recognized Student Veteran Organization
SOC Member
GI Bill/Tuition Assistance
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Helpful Links
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SCHEV Profile
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State Financial Aid Programs
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Facebook
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Course Catalog
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