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Averett University
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Private   4-Year
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Blue: PMS289 (#0A2240); Gold: PMS1235 (#FFB81D)
Accreditation
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges
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Total Enrollment
Undergraduate
1059
Transfer-in
85
Average Class Size
Overall
12
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Averett University

Danville, VA
Since 1859, Averett University has grown and developed into a dynamic institution that serves students of all ages, offering more than 30 undergraduate majors, minors and special programs, along with seven graduate programs with a number of concentrations. Dedicated to preparing students to serve and lead as catalysts for positive change, the University’s historic main campus is embedded in the heart of Southern Virginia with regional campuses throughout Virginia and online. Averett enrolls a diverse student body, and boasts an alumni network that spans the globe.
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Academics
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Freshman Definition
A student who has not attended a post-secondary institution following High School completion. Transfer students with few...see moreA student who has not attended a post-secondary institution following High School completion. Transfer students with fewer than 12 post-secondary credits will complete the freshman application process.
Freshman Student Catalog Year
Catalog year determined by first semester of attendance
English Language Proficiency
Applicants whose native language is not English must demonstrate English language proficiency in English by meeting the ...see moreApplicants whose native language is not English must demonstrate English language proficiency in English by meeting the specified test score on the TOEFL.
Admissions and Financial
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Application Fee
There is no online application fee.
Financial Aid
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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
Freshman applicants (high school graduates and GED holders) must submit SAT or ACT scores and, if applicable, an officia...see moreFreshman applicants (high school graduates and GED holders) must 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 3.0 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 for freshman admission.
Essay
An essay is not required.
Letter of Recommendation
A Letter of Recommendation is not required.
Interview
An interview is not required.
Important Dates
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Freshman Application Deadline
Fall
Applications for admission are accepted throughout the year. To ensure your application and financial aid are processed ...see moreApplications for admission are accepted throughout the year. To ensure your application and financial aid are processed timely, please apply and complete your FAFSA at least one month before the semester begins.
Freshman Application Deadline
Spring
Applications for admission are accepted throughout the year. To ensure your application and financial aid are processed ...see moreApplications for admission are accepted throughout the year. To ensure your application and financial aid are processed timely, please apply and complete your FAFSA at least one month before the semester begins.
Freshman Financial Aid Date
1-Mar
Freshman Financial Aid Date
1-Mar
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Transfer Definition
A transfer is categorized by having attended any accredited post-secondary institution, following High School completion...see moreA transfer is categorized by having attended any accredited post-secondary institution, following High School completion, even if there is no transferable credit. A student who has attempted and completed at least 12 academic hours at an accredited postsecondary institution will be considered a transfer student. A transfer student must have a minimum GPA of 2. 0 to be considered for acceptance.
Associate Transfer Degree Completion
If student has earned an Associate of Arts or an Associate of Science from the community college setting, it will be acc...see moreIf student has earned an Associate of Arts or an Associate of Science from the community college setting, it will be accepted for transfer credit. Ds will be awarded transfer credit, except for a D in ENG111.
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. If student has earned an Associate Degree, Ds will be awarded transfer credit, except for a D in ENG111.
Transfer Student Catalog Year
Catalog year determined by first semester of attendance
Accepts Credits for Prior Learning
Averett accepts CLEP, DANTES, AP, IB and Cambridge credits for students who meet specified scores. Students also have an...see moreAverett accepts CLEP, DANTES, AP, IB and Cambridge credits for students who meet specified scores. Students also have an option to complete a Portfolio course to request consideration to earn University credits for other prior learning.
Course Transfer Criteria
Min grade for courses to transfer: C
General Education Programs
Averett accepts the UCGS and Passport program courses. Each course will be reviewed individually and identified for Gene...see moreAverett accepts the UCGS and Passport program courses. Each course will be reviewed individually and identified for General Education or other credit.
English Language Proficiency
Applicants whose native language is not English must demonstrate English language proficiency in English by meeting the ...see moreApplicants whose native language is not English must demonstrate English language proficiency in English by meeting the specified test score on the TOEFL.
Admissions and Financial
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Apply Here
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Application Fee
There is no online application fee.
Transfer Financial Aid
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Transfer Admissions
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Transcripts
Transfer applicants are required to submit up-to-date official transcripts of all college-work attempted. If a transfer ...see moreTransfer applicants are required to submit up-to-date official transcripts of all college-work attempted. If a transfer has earned fewer than 12 college-level credits, the transfer applicant is processed as a freshman applicant.
Essay
An essay is not required.
Letters of Recommendation
A Letter of Recommendation is not required.
Interview
An interview is not required.
Maximum Transfer Credits
90
Minimum GPA
2.0
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Important Dates
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Transfer Application Deadline
Fall
Applications for admission are accepted throughout the year. To ensure your application and financial aid are processed ...see moreApplications for admission are accepted throughout the year. To ensure your application and financial aid are processed timely, please apply and complete your FAFSA at least one month before the semester begins.
Transfer Application Deadline
Spring
Applications for admission are accepted throughout the year. To ensure your application and financial aid are processed ...see moreApplications for admission are accepted throughout the year. To ensure your application and financial aid are processed timely, please apply and complete your FAFSA at least one month before the semester begins.
Transfer Financial Aid Date
1-Mar
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Academic Programs
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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
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
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
Recognized Student Veteran Organization
SOC Member
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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Virtual Tour
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Center for Community Engagement and Career Competitiveness
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Course Catalog
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