University of Virginia

Charlottesville, Virginia
4-year Public university


University of Virginia is a public institution established in 1819 with suburban setting located at Charlottesville. It is ranked 25 in National Universities in 2018 edition of Best Colleges. Its in-state tuition and fees are $17,564(2018); out-of-state tuition and fees are $48,465 (2018). It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 16,655. It practices semester-based academic calendar.

#25 in National Universities
Location Charlottesville, Virginia
Type 4-year Public
Year Founded 1819
Selectivity High
Size Large
16,655 Undergraduates


Student-Faculty Ratio
Liberal Arts
Most Popular Major

Majors Available

  • Architecture And Related Services
  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Engineering
    Program offered through an exclusively distance-education program
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
    Program offered through an exclusively distance-education program
  • History
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts


Cost of Attendance
For out-of-state students
Average Student Contribution
Instate Tution Fee $17,564
Outstate Tuition Fee $48,465
Room and Board Fees $11,590
$60,700 Median Salary After 2 years of Graduation


30% (High Selectivity) Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty: Very Difficult
$60 Application Fee
Application Fee Waiver Available
4.22 Average High School GPA

Application Requirements

SAT/ACT Required
SAT/ACT Writing (essay) Recommended
SAT Subject Test Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement Required
SAT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range
ACT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range

How to Apply?

Accepts CommonApp

For International Students

100 Minimum TOEFL Score
TOEFL Requirement: Required
IELTS Other English Language Tests Accepted
(in lieu of TOEFL)
Deadlines for Fall Intake Applications
Early Action Deadline
Regular Decision Deadline
Transfer Applications
Transfer Applications Deadline
For Financial Aid
Financial Aid Priority Application Deadline
Financial Aid Application Deadline

Scholarships and Financial Aid

$28,872 Average Financial Aid
Need-based Aid available for International Students

Need-based Aid

$22,612 Average Need-based Aid
Cost of Attendance for out-of-state students: $64,305
100% Students with need received Financial Aid
100% Students had their need fully met
Deadline for need-based financial application --
Forms to be submitted CSS, FAFSA

Merit Scholarships

Bayly-Tiffany Scholarship
Total Worth --
Eligibility For undergraduate students who are residents of Accomack or Northampton counties in Virginia.
Minimum Criteria --
Requirement for maintenance --
Separate application needed No
Application deadline N/A
Chick-Fil-A Bowl Scholarship
Total Worth Full or partial scholarship
Eligibility Further preference is given to undergraduate students from the Atlanta, Georgia, public school system who participated in the National Football Foundation's Play It Smart program.
Minimum Criteria --
Requirement for maintenance --
Separate application needed No
Application deadline N/A
V. Thomas Forehand, Jr. Scholarship
Total Worth --
Eligibility For an undergraduate student from the city of Chesapeake.
Minimum Criteria --
Requirement for maintenance --
Separate application needed No
Application deadline N/A

Other Scholarships

George E. Hamovit Memorial Scholarship
Total Worth --
Details Given to a student from Petersburg, VA who attended Petersburg High School.
Benjamin F. Thomas Scholarship
Total Worth --
Details Preference is given to graduates of Chattanooga and Hamilton County (Tennessee) schools who demonstrate academic aptitude.


16,655 Total Undergraduate Enrollment
School Size: Large
97% Freshmen return to Sophomore Year
95% Students graduate within 6 years