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University of Virginia
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Total Enrollment
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17011
Transfer-in
685
Average Class Size
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35
Years 1 & 2
39
Years 3 & 4
30

University of Virginia

Charlottesville, VA
UVA offers an excellent and affordable education - consistently ranked one of the nation's best values. Our students work closely with world-class professors to advance knowledge, serve the greater good, and prepare for lives as purposeful and productive leaders and citizens.
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Academics
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Freshman Definition
First-year students are those who have not previously enrolled in a postsecondary institution following their graduation...see moreFirst-year students are those who have not previously enrolled in a postsecondary institution following their graduation from high school. High school students must apply as first-year applicants even if they are dual enrolled and will have their associate degree by the time they graduate, as must students who reside at home and are taking high school and college courses concurrently while still enrolled in high school.
College Fit
Each of UVA's eight undergraduate schools offer programs of study in a variety ...see moreEach of UVA's eight undergraduate schools offer programs of study in a variety of disciplines. Please visit this page to learn more: https://www.virginia.edu/schools.
Freshman Student Catalog Year
Catalog year determined by first semester of attendance.
English Language Proficiency
For the 2022-23 application year, UVA has adopted a Test Optional admission policy that includes international students....see moreFor the 2022-23 application year, UVA has adopted a Test Optional admission policy that includes international students. For students who choose to submit the TOEFL or IELTS, these scores will be considered as part of the application review.
Admissions and Financial
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Application Fee
$75 (waived for students who are eligible to receive College Board fee waivers; ...see more$75 (waived for students who are eligible to receive College Board fee waivers; see https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/get-in/applying-101/college-application-fee-waivers.)
Application Type(s)
All applicants for first-year admission at the University complete the Common Application.
Financial Aid
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Transcripts
Applicants must submit official transcripts from all institutions they are attending or previously attended.
Tests
For students applying for first-year admission for Fall 2022 or Fall 2023, either the SAT or the ACT will be optional. S...see moreFor students applying for first-year admission for Fall 2022 or Fall 2023, either the SAT or the ACT will be optional. Students whose first language is not English or who have attended an English-speaking school for fewer than two years are encouraged to provide evidence of their English proficiency by submitting the results of the TOEFL or the IELTS.
Essay
Essays are a required part of the Common Application. These essays include a personal statement and two short answer res...see moreEssays are a required part of the Common Application. These essays include a personal statement and two short answer responses.
Letter of Recommendation
We require the secondary school report, which includes a recommendation from the candidate's guidance or college counsel...see moreWe require the secondary school report, which includes a recommendation from the candidate's guidance or college counselor, and one teacher evaluation.
Interview
Although we are always available and happy to speak with applicants to answer their questions about UVA and/or our admis...see moreAlthough we are always available and happy to speak with applicants to answer their questions about UVA and/or our admission process, we do not offer formal interviews or use interviews to evaluate candidates for admission.
Important Dates
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Freshman Application Deadline
Fall
3-Jan
Freshman Financial Aid Date
1-Mar
Freshman Priority Application Deadline
Fall
1-Nov
Freshman Financial Aid Date
1-Mar
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Transfer Definition
Students applying through the Office of Undergraduate Admission are eligible for...see moreStudents applying through the Office of Undergraduate Admission are eligible for transfer admission if they are one year removed from their high school graduations and have completed at least one full year (minimum 24 semester hours after high school graduation) of college study before entering UVA; summer school credits are not considered part of this one year minimum. Transfer students who enroll at UVA must spend at least two full years in residency at the University. Students applying through SCPS admission can review admission eligibility here: https://www.scps.virginia.edu/admissions/admissions.
College Fit
Each of UVA's eight undergraduate schools offer programs of study in a variety ...see moreEach of UVA's eight undergraduate schools offer programs of study in a variety of disciplines. Please visit this page to learn more: https://www.virginia.edu/schools.
Associate Transfer Degree Completion
Community college students are welcome to apply to any of UVA's undergraduate sc...see moreCommunity college students are welcome to apply to any of UVA's undergraduate schools whether or not they have completed an associates degree. Even when the general-education certificate or a transfer-oriented associate degree satisfies general-education requirements, specific majors may have additional departmental requirements or prerequisites. Those applying as first-year students or transfer students to the College of Arts and Sciences, School of Architecture, McIntire School of Commerce, School of Education and Human Development, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, School of Nursing, or Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy should apply through the Office of Undergraduate Admission using the Common Application. Those applying for transfer to the University's online degree completion programs should apply through the School of Continuing and Professional Studies (SCPS) using the SCPS application portal. A Guaranteed Admission Agreement exists between the Virginia Community College System and three of UVA's undergraduate schools and is available here: https://admission.virginia.edu/transfer/guaranteed-transfer-admission. A Guaranteed Admission Agreement for the School of Continuing and Professional Studies is available here: https://www.scps.virginia.edu/sites/scps/files/2021-02/GAA_BIS_UVA-VCCS.pdf
Dual Enrollment - Completion of Associates
Students earning an associate?s degree prior to or concurrent with completion of a secondary-level curriculum are not el...see moreStudents earning an associate?s degree prior to or concurrent with completion of a secondary-level curriculum are not eligible for guarenteed admission. These students may apply to the University for regular first-year admission and will be considered on an equal basis with other applicants for admission as first-year students.
Transfer Student Catalog Year
Catalog year determined by first semester of matriculation at UVA.
Accepts Credits for Prior Learning
Course Transfer Criteria
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General Education Programs
Acceptance of the Passport or UCGS may vary by school.
English Language Proficiency
For the 2022-23 application year, UVA has adopted a Test Optional admission policy that includes international students....see moreFor the 2022-23 application year, UVA has adopted a Test Optional admission policy that includes international students. For students who choose to submit the TOEFL or IELTS, these scores will be considered as part of the application review.
Guaranteed Admission Agreement (GAA) Application Process
Students who are applying via the Guaranteed Admission Agreement to schools othe...see moreStudents who are applying via the Guaranteed Admission Agreement to schools other than SCPS submit the same Common Application and have the same required materials as other transfer applicants, nothing additional is required other than selecting the "I am applying via the Guaranteed Admission Agreement" option within the Common Application. The method for applying via Guaranteed Admission Agreement to the School of Continuing and Professional Studies differs and can be reviewed here: https://www.scps.virginia.edu/bachelor-of-liberal-arts/admission.
Admissions and Financial
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Application Fee
$75 (waived for students who are eligible to receive College Board fee waivers; ...see more$75 (waived for students who are eligible to receive College Board fee waivers; see https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/get-in/applying-101/college-application-fee-waivers.)
Application Type(s)
Applicants to SCPS apply directly with that school. All other applicants for transfer admission at the University comple...see moreApplicants to SCPS apply directly with that school. All other applicants for transfer admission at the University complete the Common Application.
Transfer Financial Aid
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Transfer Admissions
Transcripts
Applicants must submit official transcripts from all institutions they are attending or previously attended, including t...see moreApplicants must submit official transcripts from all institutions they are attending or previously attended, including their high school(s).
Tests
Submitting test scores is optional for transfer admission through the Office of Undergraduate Admission. Test scores are...see moreSubmitting test scores is optional for transfer admission through the Office of Undergraduate Admission. Test scores are not required for the School of Continuing and Professional Studies.
Essay
Short essays are required and all available within the application.
Letters of Recommendation
Recommendation letters are optional but recommended for transfer applicants applying through the Office of Undergraduate...see moreRecommendation letters are optional but recommended for transfer applicants applying through the Office of Undergraduate Admission; letters of recommendation are required for the School of Continuing and Professional Studies. In most cases it is helpful to the admission committee for transfer applicants to submit one letter of recommendation from a faculty member at their current institution if possible.
Interview
Although we are always available and happy to speak with applicants to answer their questions about UVA and/or our admis...see moreAlthough we are always available and happy to speak with applicants to answer their questions about UVA and/or our admission process, we do not offer formal interviews or use interviews to evaluate candidates for admission.
Important Dates
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Transfer Application Deadline
Fall
March 1 for Undergraduate Admissions for all schools other than SCPS; May 15 for the School of Continuing & Professional...see moreMarch 1 for Undergraduate Admissions for all schools other than SCPS; May 15 for the School of Continuing & Professional Studies.
Transfer Application Deadline
Spring
October 1 for Undergraduate Admissions all schools other than SCPS; November 1 for the School of Continuing & Profession...see moreOctober 1 for Undergraduate Admissions all schools other than SCPS; November 1 for the School of Continuing & Professional Studies.
Transfer Financial Aid Date
April 1 (November 1 for spring enrollees) for Undergraduate Admissions for all schools other than SCPS; May 15 (fall), N...see moreApril 1 (November 1 for spring enrollees) for Undergraduate Admissions for all schools other than SCPS; May 15 (fall), Nov 1 (spring) for SCPS Admissions.
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Academic Options
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Offers Credits for Prior Learning
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Flexible Degree Options
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Online Degree Options Available
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Weekend/Evening Courses Available
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Summer Courses Available
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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
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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
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GI Bill/Tuition Assistance
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Helpful Links
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SCHEV College Data Profile
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State Financial Aid Programs
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Course Catalog
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