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Kiplinger's Best College Values

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University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA)

ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 77%
Applicants who took ACT: 50%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 46%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 38%
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: 27%
ACT score 30-36: 69%
ACT score 24+: 96%
Students applied: 32,377
Students admitted: 9,668
Admission rate: 30%
Students per faculty: 15
4-year graduation rate: 88%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment: 16,331
Full-time enrolled men: 7,089
Full-time enrolled women: 8,395
Part-time enrolled men: 307
Part-time enrolled women: 540
Freshmen retained: 96%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition (in state): $14,049
Fees (in state): $2,732
Tuition (out of state): $43,902
Fees (out of state): $3,414
Room and board: $11,220
Est. book expense: $1,320
Total cost (in state): $29,321
Total cost (out of state): $59,856
Cost after need-based aid
(in state):
$8,341
Cost after non-need-based aid
(in state):
$23,355
Cost after need-based aid
(out of state):
$38,876
Cost after non-need-based aid
(out of state):
$53,890
Average debt at graduation: $24,598

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 100%
Average need-based aid: $20,980
Average non-need-based aid: $5,966

SOURCE: Peterson's Databases (© 2018 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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