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University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA)

ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 82%
Applicants who took ACT: 45%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 48%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 36%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 84%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 41%
SAT I Math score 700+: 44%
SAT I Math score 600+: 85%
ACT score 24-29: 29%
ACT score 30-36: 67%
ACT score 24+: 96%
Students applied: 30,840
Students admitted: 9,186
Admission rate: 30%
Students per faculty: 15
4-year graduation rate: 87%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment: 16,736
Full-time enrolled men: 7,057
Full-time enrolled women: 8,759
Part-time enrolled men: 361
Part-time enrolled women: 559
Freshmen retained: 97%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition (in state): $13,745
Fees (in state): $2,668
Tuition (out of state): $42,408
Fees (out of state): $3,346
Room and board: $10,726
Est. book expense: $1,294
Total cost (in state): $28,433
Total cost (out of state): $57,774
Cost after need-based aid
(in state):
$8,296
Cost after non-need-based aid
(in state):
$21,640
Cost after need-based aid
(out of state):
$37,637
Cost after non-need-based aid
(out of state):
$50,981
Average debt at graduation: $24,905

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 100%
Average need-based aid: $20,137
Average non-need-based aid: $6,793

SOURCE: Peterson's Undergraduate Database (© 2016 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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