The University of Virginia’s College at Wise

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Wise, VA

This school is more affordable than other public schools.

Affordability is calculated by subtracting average financial aid from total tuition and fees.

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$10,836

Avg in-state tuition

$29,798

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About The University of Virginia’s College at Wise

School Type: Public

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise is a small public university located on a rural campus in Wise, Virginia. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,905, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 83%. The university offers 12 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 52%, and a student-faculty ratio of 11:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $10,836, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $29,798.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

83% of students were accepted during the 2020-2021 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Retention Rate Insight

71% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2019 and returned in Fall 2020.

Graduation Rate Insight

52% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2014. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

Test scores Required

High school rank Recommended

High school GPA Required

Completion of college prep program Required

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Recommended

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Not required or recommended

SAT & ACT

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 18-23

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 980-1170

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

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

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2k

Students enrolled

89%

Online student enrollment

11:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

On-campus Check Bold
International Online classes are available for students around the world. Check Bold

Demographics

White

69%

Unknown

15%

Black

12%

Hispanic

2%

Two or more races

1%

Asian

1%

Non-U.S. Citizen

Information not available

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

Information not available

Female student population

62%

Socio-economic diversity

50% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Financial Breakdown

On average, students at this school receive more financial aid than students at other schools.

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Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

52%

State Grant Aid

61%

Institution Grant Aid

89%

Pell Grant

50%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $5,050
State Grant Aid $4,202
Institution Grant Aid $7,009
Pell Grant Aid $4,355

Financial Outlook

$18k

Average student debt after graduation

$30k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

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Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2020-2021]. 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.