University of Virginia-Main Campus

Charlottesville, VA

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 17,041
Graduate Enrollment: 8,711
Doctoral Universities: Very High Research Activity
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Suburb: Small (outside principal city, in urbanized area with population less than 100,000)
Four-year, large, primarily residential // full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 20.74%

Male/Female: 45% / 55% (2017)

First generation college students: 15.8% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 1.9% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.3% (2014)

Test scores for admission: Considered but not required
2022 Median Admit SAT: 1,457
SAT 25th Percentile - 75th: 1380 - 1500

2022 Median Admit ACT: 34
ACT 25th Percentile - 75th: 32 - 35

Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 86.3% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 78.5% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 70.1% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 60.1% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 54.8%
Black: 6.7%
Hispanic: 6.8%
Asian: 16.8%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.1%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%
2+ races: 5.5%
Non-resident alien: 4.3%
Unknown race: 4.9%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $32,289
In-State tuition: $19,244
Out-of-State tuition: $53,626

Estimated books and supplies: $1,396 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $12,660 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $3,014 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $12,660 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $3,014 (2022)

Average Family Income: $106,566 (2017)
Median Family Income: $75,580 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 14.2%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 22.5%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $17,500 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $186 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $8,987
$30k-48k $7,775
$48k-75k $14,589
$75k-110k $21,123
$110k+ $28,880

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 89%
6-year graduation rate: 94%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 94.3% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $17,500 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $7,500 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $14,339 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $12,823 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 86.4% (2015)
@3 year 89.0% (2017)
@5 year 91.3% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 76.0% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 76.4% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $58,760 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $74,942 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Master's Degree Landscape Architecture. 7
Doctoral Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 2
Bachelor's Degree City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning. 13
Bachelor's Degree Architectural History and Criticism. 3
Master's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 22
Master's Degree City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning. 21 $507 $52,193 ($4,349) $67,175 ($5,598)
Doctoral Degree Environmental Design. 2
Bachelor's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 69 $13,952 $148 $34,248 ($2,854) $47,457 ($3,955)
Bachelor's Degree Architecture. 62 $23,965 $220 $43,954 ($3,663) $60,466 ($5,039)
Master's Degree Architecture. 39 $68,529 ($5,711)
Master's Degree Architectural History and Criticism. 6
Bachelor's Degree Area Studies. 11 $23,000 $233 $33,728 ($2,811) $59,351 ($4,946)
Master's Degree Area Studies. 5
Bachelor's Degree Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies. 30 $14,100 $149 $33,586 ($2,799) $46,611 ($3,884)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Computer and Information Sciences, General. 4
Bachelor's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 174 $17,783 $175 $88,801 ($7,400) $136,620 ($11,385)
Master's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 59
Doctoral Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 7
Master's Degree Computer Software and Media Applications. 57 $439 $89,835 ($7,486) $149,421 ($12,452)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management. 12
Master's Degree Education, General. 158
Doctoral Degree Education, General. 34 $67,948 ($5,662) $76,122 ($6,344)
Master's Degree Curriculum and Instruction. 93 $227 $55,963 ($4,664) $57,003 ($4,750)
Doctoral Degree Curriculum and Instruction. 10
Master's Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 86 $327 $53,384 ($4,449) $64,158 ($5,347)
Doctoral Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 2
Graduate/Professional Certificate Educational Administration and Supervision. 15
Master's Degree Special Education and Teaching. 1 $54,226 ($4,519) $54,267 ($4,522)
Master's Degree Student Counseling and Personnel Services. 20 $623 $51,289 ($4,274) $53,288 ($4,441)
Bachelor's Degree Engineering, General. 20 $64,067 ($5,339) $75,774 ($6,315)
Bachelor's Degree Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering. 37 $14,214 $148 $63,325 ($5,277)
Bachelor's Degree Biomedical/Medical Engineering. 88 $18,400 $195 $62,327 ($5,194) $94,301 ($7,858)
Master's Degree Biomedical/Medical Engineering. 6
Doctoral Degree Biomedical/Medical Engineering. 14
Bachelor's Degree Chemical Engineering. 49 $17,733 $188 $79,093 ($6,591) $93,745 ($7,812)
Master's Degree Chemical Engineering. 7
Doctoral Degree Chemical Engineering. 6
Bachelor's Degree Civil Engineering. 42 $14,903 $153 $73,164 ($6,097) $84,135 ($7,011)
Master's Degree Civil Engineering. 27
Doctoral Degree Civil Engineering. 9
Bachelor's Degree Computer Engineering. 45 $16,875 $179 $94,053 ($7,838) $135,287 ($11,274)
Master's Degree Computer Engineering. 22
Doctoral Degree Computer Engineering. 3
Bachelor's Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 42 $74,802 ($6,234) $103,662 ($8,639)
Master's Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 13
Doctoral Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 15
Master's Degree Engineering Physics. 1
Doctoral Degree Engineering Physics. 3
Master's Degree Materials Engineering 8
Doctoral Degree Materials Engineering 9
Bachelor's Degree Mechanical Engineering. 72 $24,250 $201 $70,174 ($5,848) $86,778 ($7,232)
Bachelor's Degree Systems Engineering. 108 $19,500 $207 $84,238 ($7,020) $113,099 ($9,425)
Master's Degree Systems Engineering. 49 $431 $116,589 ($9,716) $121,770 ($10,148)
Doctoral Degree Systems Engineering. 9
Master's Degree Engineering, Other. 30
Doctoral Degree Engineering, Other. 13
Bachelor's Degree Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services. 1
Master's Degree Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services. 11
Bachelor's Degree Slavic, Baltic and Albanian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 17
Master's Degree Slavic, Baltic and Albanian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 6
Bachelor's Degree Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 2
Bachelor's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 146 $14,050 $154 $32,360 ($2,697) $58,575 ($4,881)
Master's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 7
Doctoral Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 4
Bachelor's Degree Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 16
Master's Degree Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 2
Doctoral Degree Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 1
Bachelor's Degree Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services. 33 $19,500 $207
Bachelor's Degree Public Policy Analysis. 83
First Professional Degree Law. 287 $2,034 $189,235 ($15,770) $221,601 ($18,467)
Master's Degree Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies. 30
Doctoral Degree Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies. 7
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 175 $15,000 $159 $37,953 ($3,163) $54,107 ($4,509)
Master's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 22
Doctoral Degree English Language and Literature, General. 14
Master's Degree Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies. 8
Bachelor's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 1006
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 327 $19,500 $202 $21,801 ($1,817) $51,421 ($4,285)
Master's Degree Biology, General. 1
Doctoral Degree Biology, General. 5
Doctoral Degree Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology. 14
Doctoral Degree Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences. 2
Doctoral Degree Microbiological Sciences and Immunology. 11
Doctoral Degree Physiology, Pathology and Related Sciences. 4
Doctoral Degree Pharmacology and Toxicology. 4
Doctoral Degree Neurobiology and Neurosciences. 4
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 122 $19,500 $185 $63,705 ($5,309) $99,961 ($8,330)
Master's Degree Mathematics. 8
Doctoral Degree Mathematics. 6
Master's Degree Applied Mathematics. 47
Master's Degree Statistics. 31
Doctoral Degree Statistics. 1
Master's Degree Biological and Physical Sciences. 19
Bachelor's Degree Health and Medical Administrative Services. 7
Bachelor's Degree Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. 54 $26,700 $273 $49,513 ($4,126) $61,339 ($5,112)
Bachelor's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 86 $23,250 $244
Master's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 37 $384 $50,556 ($4,213) $61,775 ($5,148)
Bachelor's Degree Philosophy. 45 $15,509 $29,399 ($2,450) $70,122 ($5,844)
Master's Degree Philosophy. 4
Doctoral Degree Philosophy. 3
Bachelor's Degree Religion/Religious Studies. 38 $18,267 $159 $24,350 ($2,029) $50,482 ($4,207)
Master's Degree Religion/Religious Studies. 9
Doctoral Degree Religion/Religious Studies. 9
Bachelor's Degree Astronomy and Astrophysics. 14
Master's Degree Astronomy and Astrophysics. 4
Doctoral Degree Astronomy and Astrophysics. 9
Bachelor's Degree Chemistry. 75 $19,425 $201 $30,055 ($2,505) $61,344 ($5,112)
Master's Degree Chemistry. 10
Doctoral Degree Chemistry. 14
Bachelor's Degree Physics. 41
Master's Degree Physics. 4
Doctoral Degree Physics. 8
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 228 $19,500 $204 $36,657 ($3,055) $60,347 ($5,029)
Master's Degree Psychology, General. 8
Doctoral Degree Psychology, General. 9
Master's Degree Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology. 54 $307 $49,973 ($4,164) $62,849 ($5,237)
Doctoral Degree Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology. 6
Graduate/Professional Certificate Criminal Justice and Corrections. 166
Graduate/Professional Certificate Public Administration. 7
Master's Degree Public Policy Analysis. 78 $424 $68,448 ($5,704) $92,623 ($7,719)
Bachelor's Degree Anthropology. 55 $13,885 $133 $33,367 ($2,781)
Master's Degree Anthropology. 7
Doctoral Degree Anthropology. 2
Bachelor's Degree Economics. 485 $19,000 $195 $68,035 ($5,670) $80,369 ($6,697)
Master's Degree Economics. 18
Doctoral Degree Economics. 9
Bachelor's Degree International Relations and National Security Studies. 241 $20,672 $207 $46,200 ($3,850) $78,563 ($6,547)
Master's Degree International Relations and National Security Studies. 3
Doctoral Degree International Relations and National Security Studies. 3
Bachelor's Degree Political Science and Government. 116 $18,015 $170 $47,352 ($3,946) $67,976 ($5,665)
Master's Degree Political Science and Government. 2
Doctoral Degree Political Science and Government. 3
Bachelor's Degree Sociology. 76 $20,500 $204 $56,011 ($4,668)
Master's Degree Sociology. 11
Doctoral Degree Sociology. 4
Bachelor's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 15
Master's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 10
Bachelor's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 70 $19,500 $207 $25,045 ($2,087) $44,659 ($3,722)
Doctoral Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 1
Bachelor's Degree Music. 46 $18,131 $192
Master's Degree Music. 3
Doctoral Degree Music. 6
Bachelor's Degree Communication Disorders Sciences and Services. 41 $19,282 $181 $54,499 ($4,542)
Master's Degree Communication Disorders Sciences and Services. 32 $686 $59,916 ($4,993) $66,660 ($5,555)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Health and Medical Administrative Services. 4
Master's Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 4
Graduate/Professional Certificate Health/Medical Preparatory Programs. 21
First Professional Degree Medicine. 144 $1,809 $61,278 ($5,107) $90,087 ($7,507)
Master's Degree Public Health. 48 $521 $43,872 ($3,656) $71,876 ($5,990)
Bachelor's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 107 $15,130 $162 $71,053 ($5,921) $72,437 ($6,036)
Master's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 110 $633 $89,826 ($7,486) $95,228 ($7,936)
Doctoral Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 25 $643 $123,141 ($10,262) $107,177 ($8,931)
Master's Degree Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other. 6
Bachelor's Degree Business/Commerce, General. 1 $88,048 ($7,337) $112,759 ($9,397)
Master's Degree Business/Commerce, General. 175 $695 $118,920 ($9,910) $144,394 ($12,033)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Business Administration, Management and Operations. 2
Master's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 442 $813 $166,140 ($13,845) $203,181 ($16,932)
Doctoral Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 6
Graduate/Professional Certificate Business Administration, Management and Operations. 66
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Accounting and Related Services. 20
Master's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 3 $66,021 ($5,502) $91,499 ($7,625)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Human Resources Management and Services. 3
Graduate/Professional Certificate Human Resources Management and Services. 6
Master's Degree International Business. 58 $88,447 ($7,371)
Bachelor's Degree Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods. 348 $18,347 $194 $86,356 ($7,196)
Master's Degree Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods. 3 $503
Bachelor's Degree History. 185 $19,352 $193 $37,649 ($3,137) $58,287 ($4,857)
Master's Degree History. 13
Doctoral Degree History. 11


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $139,617
Full time faculty: 96%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 15.0

School's endowment start of year: $7,146,475,548 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $10,366,577,975 (2022)