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University of Virginia
1827 University Avenue
Charlottesville, VA 22903
Gen. Phone:  (434) 924-0311    Fax:  (434) 924-3587

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UVA had 547 Post-911 GI Bill recipents enrolled in 2012, at all sites.

25 Most Popular Degrees Awarded 2020-21
Biological and Physical Sciences, Business Administration and Management, General, Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other, Child Care Provider/Assistant, Computer and Information Sciences, General, Computer Science, Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration, Electrician, Elementary Education and Teaching, Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic), Engineering, General, Funeral Service and Mortuary Science, General, General Studies, Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General, Humanities/Humanistic Studies, Industrial Technology/Technician, Information Technology, Mass Communication/Media Studies, Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians, Other, Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other, Music, General, Psychology, General, Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse, Secondary Education and Teaching, Visual and Performing Arts, Other

SCHEV Program Inventory


SAT is an imperfect predictor of college readiness and success and it is only one of many factors in admissions.
This report does not assume any particular merit or value in the SAT, it merely highlights institutional differences in distributions and mean averages.
Admission Summary, 2020-21 First-Time in College
DomicileAppliedAcceptedAcceptance RateEnrolledYield RateRejectedRejection Rate

SAT Scores by Domicile Status for First-Time in College Students, 2020-21
DomicileNLow ScoreAverageHighestLowest ScoreAverageHighest Score

Admission Summary, 2020-21 Graduate
DomicileAppliedAcceptedAcceptance RateEnrolledYield RateRejectedRejection Rate

Admission Summary, 2020-21 First Professional
DomicileAppliedAcceptedAcceptance RateEnrolledYield RateRejectedRejection Rate

Fall Headcount Enrollment
Fall TermUndergraduatesGraduate StudentsTotal First ProfessionalsTotal
Fall 2011 15,7336,8681,69624,297
Fall 2012 15,7946,4181,69523,907
Fall 2013 16,0565,7241,68423,464
Fall 2014 16,4605,6391,63323,732
Fall 2015 16,7095,6091,56523,883
Fall 2016 16,2986,0761,52423,898
Fall 2017 16,6206,1951,54524,360
Fall 2018 16,7536,3371,54924,639
Fall 2019 16,9786,4481,59225,018
Fall 2020 17,2746,8011,56725,642

See the report E22: Fall Headcount: Trends in Race Ethnicity for definitions and additiional student levels.

Annualized Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) Enrollment
YearUndergraduateGraduateFirst ProfessionalTotal
Total Undergraduate Enrollment by Locality, 2020
# of Students By Origin
0 Students
0 Students1 to 1011 to 4950 to 99100 to 249250 to 499500 to 9991,000 to 2,4992,500 to 4,9995,000 and above

Degrees Awarded

STEMH - Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and Health Professions
Retention and Graduation

84% of all students entering in 2009-10 either graduated within an Extended Time-to-Completion or were continuing their enrollment in the final year of observation. These Student Success Index results are based on students completing at any Virginia institution.

Graduation Rates within Six Years
Students Entering Institution in Fall and Spring of 2011-12 and completing at this institution.
Gender: All, Race/Ethnicity Status: All

Six-year institutional graduation rates compared to sector rates and the minimum and maximum values of the rates for Virginia institutions.
FTIC = First-Time in College.
Comparisons are to institutions at the same degree-level.

FTIC (All)
Overall Publics:  70%
Overall Privates:  39%

FTIC, In-State
Overall Publics:  70%
Overall Privates:  47%

FTIC, In-State, Direct from High School
Overall Publics:  72%
Overall Privates:  51%

FTIC with No Financial Aid
Overall Publics:  65%
Overall Privates:  40%

FTIC with Pell
Overall Publics:  56%
Overall Privates:  26%

FTIC, Family Income $0 - $49,999
Overall Publics:  56%
Overall Privates:  25%
FTIC, Family Income $50,000 - $99,999
Overall Publics:  68%
Overall Privates:  50%

FTIC, Family Income $100,000 - $149,999
Overall Publics:  75%
Overall Privates:  60%

FTIC, Family Income $150,000 and Greater
Overall Publics:  80%
Overall Privates:  65%

FTIC, Family Income Not Reported
Overall Publics:  76%
Overall Privates:  51%

FTIC, Students earning 60 credits or Greater in First Two Years
Overall Publics:  78%
Overall Privates:  61%

Starting cohorts of fewer than 10 are excluded from reporting.
Student Transfer

Students Transferring into University of Virginia
in Fall and Spring of the Designated Year to the institutions below.

*Starting cohorts of fewer than 10 will not display a graduation rate.
Transfer Enrollment
Average # New Transfers (2014-15 to 2017-18)Average # NewTransfers (2014-15 to 2017-18) Graduation RateAverage # New Transfers (2017-18 to 2020-21)
Blue Ridge Community College6 7
Central Virginia Community College10 8
Dabney S. Lancaster Community College1 1
Danville Community College1 2
Eastern Shore Community College1 1
Germanna Community College18 86%15
J Sargeant Reynolds Community College14 78%20
John Tyler Community College15 85%17
Lord Fairfax Community College8 11
Mountain Empire Community College0 0
New River Community College1 2
Northern Virginia Community College192 83%180
Patrick & Henry Community College1 2
Paul D Camp Community College0 0
Piedmont Virginia Community College97 81%102
Rappahannock Community College1 3
Richard Bland College2 2
Southside Virginia Community College1 1
Southwest Virginia Community College1 1
Thomas Nelson Community College10 12
Tidewater Community College28 73%26
Total Public Two-Year Institutions426 81%431
Virginia Community College System424 81%428
Virginia Highlands Community College2 1
Virginia Western Community College10 12
Wytheville Community College2 1

*Starting cohorts of fewer than 10 will not display a graduation rate.
Student Debt

Debt of 2018-19 Graduates, Total Loans
Total GraduatesTotal BorrowersTotal Borrowing
Degree Level#% of All Graduates#% of All BorrowersAmount% of Total
First Professional8624%5848%$89,939,71023%

  • Associates: Includes graduates who received Bachelor's Credit and Occupational/Techincal Credit Associate degrees.
  • Bachelors: Includes graduates who received Four- and Five-Year Bachelor's degrees.
  • Graduate: Includes graduates who received Graduate Master's and Doctorate degrees.

Four-Year Bachelor's Degree
Debt of Recent Graduates, Recent Trend
YearBorrowers (n)Borrowers (%)25th PercentileMedianMean75th Percentile
2014-151,42337%$ 11,339$ 22,994$ 24,299$ 30,066
2015-161,43536%$ 11,878$ 21,776$ 24,197$ 29,337
2016-171,52138%$ 11,476$ 21,292$ 24,318$ 29,040
2017-181,51636%$ 11,463$ 21,100$ 24,168$ 28,715
2018-191,44235%$ 11,545$ 21,276$ 25,187$ 27,710

Student borrowing at graduation, excludes PLUS loans, in five-year rollups. Includes all known institutionally-processed
borrowing occuring at all public and nonprofit institutions in Virginia. Debt accrued outside Virginia in prior postsecondary activity
is not available.

Post-Completion Wages of Graduates

Graduates' Wages in 2018, 18 Months after Graduation
DegreeGraduates (n)Grads. w/FT Wages (%)AverageMedian
Note: All wage and enrollment data are limited to those graduates working and attending school in Virginia.
Four-Year Bachelor's Degree4,01534.3%$ 47,880$ 45,283
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate12550.4%$ 92,524$ 87,120
First Professional Degree0
Master's Degree1,77632.7%$ 72,019$ 57,763
Post-Master's Certificate0
Doctor's Degree36121.9%$ 72,034$ 63,220

Graduates' Wages in 2018, Five Years after Graduation
DegreeGraduates (n)Grads. w/FT Wages (%)AverageMedian
Note: All wage and enrollment data are limited to those graduates working and attending school in Virginia.
Four-Year Bachelor's Degree3,73825.9%$ 65,955$ 59,833
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate10346.6%$ 97,971$ 101,705
First Professional Degree50912.6%$ 131,592$ 108,497
Master's Degree1,63529.8%$ 87,406$ 67,196
Post-Master's Certificate6063.3%$ 77,566$ 75,480
Doctor's Degree38518.7%$ 88,629$ 77,373
Total6,44126.1%$ 76,997$ 64,855

Tuition and Fees

Virgina Resident Tuition and Fees, General, 2021-22
Student LevelTuition & Mandatory E&G FeesMandatory Non-E&GAverage Room & Board (1)Total
General Undergraduate$14,658$2,752$12,376$29,786
General Graduate$19,550$2,752$$22,302
First Professional - Medicine$45,613$2,752$$48,365
First Professional - Law$63,708$2,752$$66,460

Non-Resident Tuition and Fees, General, 2021-22
Student LevelTuition & Mandatory E&G FeesMandatory Non-E&GAverage Room & Board (1)Total
General Undergraduate$49,188$2,752$12,376$64,316
General Graduate$33,316$2,752$$36,068
First Professional - Medicine$56,723$2,752$$59,475
First Professional - Law$66,708$2,752$$69,460
  • Charges represent the weighted average double occupancy room charge and the maximum weekly meal plan offered, not necessarily the plan used by most students.
  • In-State: 2020-21 tuition and E&G fees shown is for full-time general graduate students. Twelve graduate programs have special tuition and E&G fees varying from $6,474 for the 4th year PhD students at the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences to $50,938 for the Master of Public Policy program. Out-of-State: 2020-21 tuition and E&G fees shown is for full-time general graduate students. Fifteen graduate programs have tuition differentials, varying from $1,9299 for graduates of 3rd and 4th years in Biomedical Science programs to $49,961 in Battwn School Master of Public Policy program.

These tabs represent a concise overview of the data available at this site.
Additional detailed information may be found through the links below:

Trends in First-year Retention
Trends in Graduation Rates (Federal Equivalent)

Graduation Rate Profile - Student Subcohorts

Student Debt Profile

Post-Completion Wages of Graduates


Debt: All debt figures refer to education-related debt processed through institutions. i.e. student loans. Unless specified as PLUS loans for undergraduates, the student debt refers to loans taken out by the student, not by parents or relatives. Further, reported student debt calculations are based on graduates who borrowed only. This is why we report the percentage of students/graduates wth debt.


Sample Budgets: These estimates are from the Living Wage project at MIT and are based on the estimated cost of a single adult living in Virginia. Tax and FICA withholding estimates based on a single, unmarried filer.

Limits on the Display of Data

The most important limit to understand is that these short-term measures of outcomes are not meaningful for evaluating the effectiveness of institutions or programs. These are not measures of employment rates, nor they comparable to the so-called Gainful Employment metrics produced by the US Department of Education. These measure are meant to inform readers of the outcomes of graduates in the near-term following degree completion and represent individual behavior and local economies more than any other factor.

In order to protect confidentiality and to accommodate both the many small programs in the Commonwealth and the limits of the available data, these reports will display program-level data only under the following conditions:

1. Single-year data will not be reported at the level of institution, degree, and program, only rolling five-year aggregates. For example, graduates of 2005-06 will be reported with those of 2004-05, 2003-04, 2002-03, and 2001-02.

2. The number of wage-reported graduates must be equal to or greater than 15 with full-time wage equivalent (FTWE) reported wages.

3. At least 30% of the cohort of graduates must have been matched and reported with full-time wage equivalent (FTWE) reported wages, or 20% with a minimum of 200 graduates.

4. The current definition of FTWE is at least three quarters of wages must be reported for each year.

5. Wages and earnings are not adjusted for inflation.

The wage data included in these reports represent only the following individuals:
1. Graduates successfully matched to the Unemployment Insurance Wage records collected by the Virginia Employment Commission (VEC).
2. Graduates employed in Virginia by an entity that reports to the VEC. This excludes federal employees, including those within the Department of Defense.

What employers are subject to the Unemployment Tax and must be registered and file with the Virginia Employment Commission? They must have met one of the following criteria:

  • One or more employees (ten employees if your operation is agricultural) for some portion of a day during any 20 different weeks in a calendar year
  • A $1,500 or more total gross quarterly payroll ($20,000 if your business is agricultural; $1,000 if domestic labor)
  • Acquired a business subject to this tax
  • Been subject to the Federal Unemployment Tax
  • A governmental operation or political subdivision
  • A nonprofit organization under Section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and had four or more employees for some portion of a day during any 20 different weeks in a calendar year

These criteria mean that individuals working as consultants, independent contractors (including many psychologists, counselors, barbers, cosmetologists, IT workers, and P-14 wage employees of the Commonwealth) may be excluded, as are a list of others that may be found here.