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The University of Virginia's College at Wise
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Public   4-Year
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Black, Gray and Red
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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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Freshman Application Deadline
Fall
We welcome your application year round!
Freshman Application Deadline
Spring
We welcome your application year round!
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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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 ...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
Interview
An interview is not required.
Letter of Recommendation
Optional
Application Fee
$25.00 but UVA Wise accepts fee waiver requests
Freshman Student Catalog Year
Your catalog year would be your first year at Wise or when you officially declare your major.
Freshman Definition
Students progressing toward a degree are classified as freshmen until they have earned 30 hours of credit.
Application Types
UVA Wise Application. We also accept the Common App.
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Financial Aid
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Minimum GPA
2.2
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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 Priority Application Deadline
Fall
12/1/2021
Transfer Priority Application Deadline
Spring
3/1/2022
Transfer Financial Aid Date
10/1/2021
Transfer Student Catalog Year
You can choose your first year of attendance at Wise or two years earlier.
College Fit
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.
Course Transfer Criteria
Min grade for courses to transfer: C- All online science labs are accepted for General Education Requirements.
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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.
Guaranteed Admission Agreement (GAA) Application Process
Interested students submit an online request form found here: https://www.uvawise.edu/registrar/transferring-courses
Application Types(s)
UVA Wise Application. We also accept the Common Application.
Application Fee
The application fee is $25.00. UVA Wise accepts fee waiver requests.
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.
Transfer Financial Aid
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Transfer Admissions
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YOU are WISE! https://www.uvawise.edu/apply
Maximum Transfer Credits
62.0
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Minimum GPA
2.2
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Accepts Credits for Prior Learning
UVA Wise accepts CLEP, AP, IB and Cambridge credits for students who meet specified scores.
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Business & Economics
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Communication Studies
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Education
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History & Philosophy
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Language & Literature
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Mathematics & Computer Science
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Natural Sciences
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Nursing
Program
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Social Sciences
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Visual & Performing Arts
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Special Transfer Opportunities
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For Out-of-State Students
Opportunities
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Campus Service and Engagement
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Disability Services
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Offers Credits for Prior Learning
Weekend/Evening Courses Available
Online Degree Options Available
Summer Courses Available
Flexible Degree Options
Concurrent Enrollment
High School Dual Enrollment
Guaranteed Admissions
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Campus Housing
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Club/Sports
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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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College Catalog
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