Southern Virginia University

Buena Vista, Virginia

Overview

Address1 University Hill Drive
School Websitewww.svu.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above

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StatusPrivate not-for-profit
Level of StudyUndergraduate

Southern Virginia University is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Buena Vista, Virginia that offers undergraduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is bachelor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 956 students applied to Southern Virginia University. Of those students, 662 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Southern Virginia University was $16,495. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Southern Virginia University.

Southern Virginia University has a 31% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The Southern Virginia University acceptance rate is 69%. To put this into perspective, 662 of the 956 students who applied to Southern Virginia University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Southern Virginia University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Southern Virginia University had an SAT score between the range of 960 and 1,237. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Southern Virginia University was between 20 and 26 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Southern Virginia University as part of their application.

Annual Cost to Attend

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Southern Virginia University, the tuition for in-state residents is $16,495. Combined with fees of $0, room and board costs of $6,766, other expenses of $3,500 and the $1,500 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $28,261.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $16,495 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in Southern Virginia University to $28,261 for out-of-state students.

Students at Southern Virginia University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Southern Virginia University was $4,713 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 42%.

Southern Virginia University Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio15:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Southern Virginia University.

Southern Virginia University has a good gender split, with 53% of undergraduates being female and 47% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are out-of-state residents; in fact, 84% of all students reside out-of-state. However, 12% of students come from in-state and 1% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Southern Virginia University is 15:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Southern Virginia University to thrive in your studies.

What's more, 935 students enrolled full-time.

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