About University of Virginia (UVA)
On Campus Housing
There is a public university in Charlottesville, VA called University of Virginia-Main Campus. University of Virginia-Main Campus occupies a total area of about 1,135 acres. In 1819, University of Virginia-Main Campus was founded by Thomas Jefferson. Notably, the official colors of the university are orange and blue. Out of total 25,018 (Fall 2019) students enrolled at UVMC, 17,010 belong to undergraduate courses while 8,002 are postgraduate students. To teach various courses to the students, the school has employed a total of Total: 3,265 (Fall 2019) 3,083 full-time182 part-time faculty. University of Virginia-Main Campus is home to an ethnically diverse student body. At UVMC around 56% are white, 15% are Asian, and 7% are Black or African American. Further, around 96% of the students are 24 and under. When it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 55% of the students are females and 45% are males. The college has produced several notable alumni including Tina Fey (Comedian, Television producer), Robert F. Kennedy (Politician, Writer), Katie Couric (Journalist, Newsreader), and Ted Kennedy (Statesman, Politician) in its 201 years of existence. University of Virginia-Main Campus's sporting teams are affiliated to NCAA Division I – ACC. Like several universities in the country, athletics play an important part here as well. A total of 352 programs, including both residential and online, are currently offered by UVMC. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), ABA (American Bar Association), ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.), and AMA/AAMC/LCME (American Medical Association/Association of American Medical Colleges/Liaison Committee on Medical Education). $9 billion (2019) is the total value of endowment of the University of Virginia-Main Campus.
As long as US universities are concerned, the rankings which are provided by Forbes and US News are trusted everywhere. The ranking of universities by Forbes is done keeping in mind common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others. Moreover, Forbes has placed University of Virginia-Main Campus at the 33rd position among other national universities.
Annual Cost to Attend
Average Annual Cost
Before applying to UVMC, candidates must keep in mind the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The full-time cost of attendance is approximately $50,645 per year. Students can also explore numerous financial aid options offered by the university.
Highest Degree Offered
36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.
Median Household Income
$79,524 per year
Campus Emergency Phones
Mobile Campus Emergency Alert
On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $11,950 per year. University of Virginia-Main Campus has several dining and meal plan options for its students and the average meal plan at UVMC costs around $5,100 per year. To ensure the safety and security of students, the university has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The university has enrolled around 45% male and 55% female students.
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation
Students Receiving Gift Aid
Average Aid Per Year
Students Receiving Federal Grants
Average Aid Per Year
Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income
$30K - $48K
$48K - $75K
$75K - $110K
Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants
Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants
As mentioned, if one finds the fees and cost of living at UVMC to be on the higher side, the financial aid department of the varsity would be of huge assistance. They can assist students with scholarships, grants, and student loans as well. At the university, the average federal grant comes to be around $4,975, whereas the financial aid is $20,701. Prospective students can benefit from state-level aid worth $12,745 as well as institutional aid worth $20,701. At UVMC, the total amount of need-based scholarships/grants awarded to students stands at $2,972,123 per year. On the other hand, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants offered in a year add up to $21,599,651.