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Highest Degree Offered: Doctoral

College Type: Public

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Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Virginia

Description

The University of Virginia welcomes applications from students seeking to transfer from other accredited colleges and universities. Transfer students are a vital part of the University community, contributing substantially to academic and extracurricular life on Grounds. Each year more than 500 enroll; a quarter are nontraditionally aged, and a third come from the Virginia Community College System. The University of Virginia adheres to the State Policy on transfer.

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Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 24541
Total Grad Students: Not available
Undergraduate Students: Not available
Faculty: 2171

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 11:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: Not available:1

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Contact Information

Address:

Charlottesville Virginia 22904

Website: http://www.virginia.edu

Main Email:

Main Phone: 434-924-0311

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Admissions Contact:
Greg Roberts
Chief Transfer Admission Officer , Office of Admissions
(434) 982-3200
undergradadmission@virginia.edu

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Athletics Contact:
Craig Littlepage
Director of Athletics, Athletic Department
(434) 982-5100

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Common App Used?

High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:
The minimum college grade point average required of transfer applicants is a 2.00. The average GPA for an admitted transfer student is 3.5.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
We generally grant credit for any course from an accredited college, completed with a grade of C or better, that corresponds to a course in our curriculum in content and credit value.

Credits (Min/Max):
You must have 9 transferable credits to apply for transfer admission. The max credits accepted are 60 semester hours. You must earn 60 credits at UVA to earn your bachelors degree.

Test Scores for Applying:
All students must submit either the SAT or the ACT with Writing. We will waive the testing requirement if you have been out of high school for five years.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
The Common Application's College Secondary School Report, Official Report, and Instructor Evaluation are not required. A Statement of Good Standing from your previous institution is required.

Essay(s) required:
Essays are required on the Common Application, as well as the Supplemental Application for Transfers.

Application Fee:
There is a nonrefundable $60 application fee.

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Fall Deadline:
March 1

Spring Deadline:
November 1

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Apply Here:
http://www.commonapp.org/CommonApp/default.aspx

Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
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English
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Transfer Statistics

Transfers Applied: 2391

Transfers Accepted: 857

Transfer Percentage Accepted: 36%

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Admissions Data From: Fall 2011

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Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:
The University of Virginia is accessible, affordable, and possible. With AccessUVa, the University's financial aid program, once you're in, we can help ease the worry about paying for college, leaving the door to learning open to you.

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