University of Virginia

Charlottesville, Virginia
4-year Public university


The University of Virginia is a public institution established in 1819 with a suburban setting located in Charlottesville. It is ranked 24 in National Universities in the 2024 edition of Best Colleges. Its in-state tuition and fees are $22,323; out-of-state tuition and fees are $58,950. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 17,496. It practices a semester-based academic calendar.

#24 in National Universities
Location Charlottesville, Virginia
Type 4-year Public
Year Founded 1819
Selectivity High
Size Large
17,496 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 $22,323
Outstate Tuition Fee $58,950
Room and Board Fees $14,699
$58,760 Median Salary After 2 years of Graduation


19% (High Selectivity) Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty: Very Difficult
$75 Application Fee
Application Fee Waiver Available
-- 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

90 Minimum TOEFL Score
TOEFL Requirement: Required
IELTS Other English Language Tests Accepted
(in lieu of TOEFL)
Deadlines for Fall Intake Applications
Early Action Deadline
Early Decision 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

$35,442 Average Financial Aid

Need-based Aid

$30,370 Average Need-based Aid
Cost of Attendance for out-of-state students: $75,337
35% 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

For international students who are foreign nationals, the University of Virginia does not have funds available for scholarships or loans. Unless you attend a United World College school
Total Worth --
Eligibility --
Minimum Criteria --
Requirement for maintenance --
Separate application needed --
Application deadline N/A

Other Scholarships


17,496 Total Undergraduate Enrollment
School Size: Large
97% Freshmen return to Sophomore Year
91% Students graduate within 6 years