University of Virginia

1,983 reviews
  1. Charlottesville, VA
  2. 4 Year
A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    A+
  2. Value
    A+
  3. Diversity
    B
  4. Campus
    A
  5. Athletics
    A+
  6. Party Scene
    A+
  7. Professors
    A
  8. Location
    A-
  9. Dorms
    A-
  10. Campus Food
    B-
  11. Student Life
    A+
  12. Safety
    C+
University of Virginia is ...
Public
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-A
Athletic Conference
Atlantic Coast Conference
Address
1827 University Avenue
Charlottesville, VA 22903

University of Virginia Rankings

Niche ranks over 1,000 colleges based on more than 50 statistics and nearly 12 million opinions from college students.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
29%
SAT Range
1250-1460
ACT Range
28-33
Application Fee
$70
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Recommended
Application Website

Cost

Net Price
$14,069/ year
National
$15,431

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $9,615/ year
  • $30-48k
    $10,314/ year
  • $49-75k
    $16,199/ year
  • $76-110k
    $21,964/ year
  • $110k+
    $24,525/ year

Academics

Professors
A
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
15:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
84%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.89 responses
57%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.92 responses
53%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.93 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
15,622Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
1%
Pell Grant
13%
Varsity Athletes
5%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 46 responses
Report
  • Well-rounded and hardworking
    46%
  • Care a lot about grades, preppy, parties
    33%
  • Smart, well-dressed, friendly, involved, and fun!
    17%
  • Preppy
    2%
  • Unique
    2%
  • All of the above
    0%
  • Determined
    0%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Data not available
Poll
62%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big.119 responses
Poll
77%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.141 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 35 responses
Report
  • Active
    51%
  • The Best of the Best
    37%
  • Appropriately involved
    9%
  • Boring
    3%
  • Prestigious
    0%
  • Work hard, play hard
    0%

After University of Virginia

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$58,600/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
94%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
76%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.37 responses

Reviews

1,983 reviews
  • Excellent
    479
  • Very Good
    777
  • Average
    605
  • Poor
    90
  • Terrible
    32
My school is fantastic, from the teachers to the students!
  • College Freshman
  • 16 days ago
It's good. I made a lot of new friends and became involved in several different activities.
  • College Sophomore
  • 1 month ago
I love the University of Virginia's overall atmosphere.
  • College Freshman
  • 1 month ago