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University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA)

ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 86%
Applicants who took ACT: 40%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 48%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 35%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 83%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 42%
SAT I Math score 700+: 44%
SAT I Math score 600+: 86%
ACT score 24-29: 33%
ACT score 30-36: 64%
ACT score 24+: 97%
Students applied: 31,021
Students admitted: 8,997
Admission rate: 29%
Students per faculty: 15
4-year graduation rate: 87%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment: 16,483
Full-time enrolled men: 6,965
Full-time enrolled women: 8,667
Part-time enrolled men: 358
Part-time enrolled women: 493
Freshmen retained: 97%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition (in state): $11,892
Fees (in state): $2,786
Tuition (out of state): $40,506
Fees (out of state): $3,468
Room and board: $10,400
Est. book expense: $1,270
Total cost (in state): $26,348
Total cost (out of state): $55,644
Cost after need-based aid
(in state):
$6,942
Cost after non-need-based aid
(in state):
$19,071
Cost after need-based aid
(out of state):
$36,238
Cost after non-need-based aid
(out of state):
$48,367
Average debt at graduation: $22,933

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 100%
Average need-based aid: $19,406
Average non-need-based aid: $7,277

SOURCE: Peterson's Undergraduate Database. (© 2015 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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