61%

Acceptance Rate

$21,119

Avg.Financial Aid

003702

FAFSA Code

About Averett University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

961

Website

https://www.averett.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

SACSCOC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Baptist

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Averett University is a 4-year private-not-for-profit institution located in Danville, Virginia and was established in the year 1859. The college was initially founded as women's college and later turned to be a coeducational college in the year 1969.

In the year 1859, the college was chartered as the Union Female College and was recognized by the Baptist General Association of Virginia in 1910. In the year 1917, the school changed its name to Averett College and their main motto was to prepare students to serve and lead as catalysts for positive change. Some of the core values of the university are - Integrity, Innovation, Engagement, Diversity, Tradition.

  • University notable alumni include Phil Berger, James E. Edmunds and many more.

  • University accreditation - The college is regionally recognized/affiliated by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission On Colleges (SACSCOC).

  • The university has a total population of 859 students with a student to faculty ratio of 11:1.


Online Education at Averett University

The IDEAL (Individually Designed Education for Adult Learners Program) allows the adult student to access some of our college's most popular traditional undergraduate degrees via online distance education.

  • The online courses of the Averett are designed for students whose location, frequency of travel or other life circumstances make it difficult for them to earn a degree on campus. So these programs provide a structured classroom environment feeling for them.

  • The college offers 10 online programs across various majors. University majors include Business Management, Nursing, Education and Sociology.

  • A student will be learning their courses through the platform named Moodle. The tool provides the faculties with the advanced tools and resources to train their non-traditional students and give them the same experience as on-campus education.


Reviews

Some of the reviews about the college are as follows-

  • Averett is a great place with a lot of great people. The teachers really care about the student's success. The class sizes are small and enable students to have a proper one-on-one session with the faculties and clear their doubts.

  • Great professors and amazing programs. Boys basketball is most supported by the university. The college has the center for career advancement, and they are super helpful with landing internships and jobs and working on resumes.

Location & Contact

Address

420 W Main St

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 4347915600
Fax: 4347915600
Request Info

Rankings

Some of the critical rankings are mentioned below for Averett University-

  • University is ranked 13th in Regional Colleges South.

  • It is positioned at 6th in Best Colleges for Veterans.

  • The college holds 4th place in Best Value Schools.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

N/A

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

61%

SAT Range

890 - 980

ACT Range

16 - 22

Application Fee

N/A

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$23,978

Average Annual Cost

$34,400

Books And Supplies

$1,000

Other Fees

$120

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$9,976

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,422

Total One Year Cost

$47,918

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Bachelor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

12:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

63%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

49%

Male Professors

51%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Health/Medical Preparatory Programs

23 Graduates

Clinical, Counseling and Applied Ps...

18 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

18 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

17 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

14 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

12 Graduates

Management Sciences and Quantitativ...

10 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

9 Graduates

Air Transportation

8 Graduates

Information Science/Studies

7 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

6 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

5 Graduates

Agricultural Production Operations

4 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

4 Graduates

Biological and Physical Sciences

4 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

4 Graduates

Marketing

4 Graduates

Agricultural and Domestic Animal Se...

3 Graduates

History

3 Graduates

Mathematics

3 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

3 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

2 Graduates

Journalism

2 Graduates

Music

2 Graduates

Research and Experimental Psycholog...

2 Graduates

Applied Mathematics

1 Graduates

Biology, General

1 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

1 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

1 Graduates

Political Science and Government

1 Graduates

Sociology

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

961

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

48%

Full-time

97%

Part-time

3%

Students Gender

Male

57%

US National: 44%

Female

43%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

56% White

0 Unknown

29% Black

4% Hispanic

4% Two or more races

6% Non Resident alien

1% Asian

0 American Indian/Alaska native

0 Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0

Unknown Location

47%

Out Of State

44%

In State

9%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$58,009 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 77% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

77%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$6,370/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $3,606/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$3,606/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Cougars

School Colors

blue and gold

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

USA South Athletic Conference

Total Male Athletes

246

Total Female Athletes

87

Intramural Sports

4

Sports Club

4

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cheerleading-Dance Team

Cross Country

Equestrian

Football

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Tennis

Wrestling

Other

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cheerleading-Dance Team

Cross Country

Equestrian

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Tennis

Volleyball

Other

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$35,800/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$41,800/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0 $100,000

$20,940

$29,750

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$217 - 309

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$21,119

Students Receiving Federal Grants

54%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,443

Students Receiving State Aid

48%

Average Aid Per Year

$3,270

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$17,159

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$24,737

$30K - $48K

$39,506

$48K - $75K

$22,176

$75K - $110K

$20,673

> $110K

$17,284

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$2,982,959

The college works with students in identifying the resources available for them to make their education affordable. To be eligible for the financial aid, a student has to fill FAFSA form at the earliest.

Averett University federal school code is 003702. 

  • Federal aid has grants such as Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG) and loans such as Direct Subsidized Loan, Direct Unsubsidized Loan, Federal Perkins Loan Program and Direct Parent PLUS loan. Federal Work-Study option enables students to work and earn for their studies.

  • State aid includes grants like Virginia Tuition Assistance Grant (VTAG), Two-Year College Transfer Grant

  • Averett University scholarships like  Presidential Scholarship, Merit Scholarships, Dean’s Scholarship, Horizon Scholarship, and grants such as Need-Based Grants, Averett University Assistance Grant.

  • Military aid includes Post 9/11 GI Bill Benefits and the Yellow Ribbon Program.

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