Southern Virginia UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

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Buena Vista, Virginia Private Nonprofit regional Accreditation

$17,280

Avg tuition

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About Southern Virginia University

Southern Virginia University is a small private university located on a rural campus in Buena Vista, Virginia. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,111, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 98%. The university offers 17 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 31%, and a student-faculty ratio of 16:1. Tuition and fees for students are $17,280.

Admissions Breakdown

This school accepts applicants at a higher rate than other schools.

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Acceptance Rate Insight

98% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Acceptance Rate (High Acceptance Rate) 98%

Retention Rate 81%

Graduation Rate 31%

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 964-1202

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 19-26

Ways to Learn

On-campus

Learning Environment

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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53%

Female Student Population

16:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

1k

Students Enrolled

Demographics

White

75%

Two or more races

6%

Unknown

5%

Hispanic

5%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

4%

Black

3%

Non-U.S. Citizen

1%

Asian

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Socio-Economic Diversity

41% of students received an income-based federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

41%

State Grant Aid

12%

Institution Grant Aid

98%

Pell Grant

41%

Average Aid Awarded
Federal Grant Aid $4,787
State Grant Aid $3,042
Institution Grant Aid $5,018
Pell Grant Aid $4,922
Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.