Averett University Rankings

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#5386 of 14,131 In the World
#1483 of 2,597 In North America
#1401 of 2,496 In the United States
#38 of 63 In Virginia
#1 of 2 In Danville

Quick Review

Religion
Baptist
Acceptance rate
69%
Average SAT
985
Average ACT
18
Avg. cost to attend
$23,855 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
887
Male:Female Ratio
55:45
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree
Website
www.averett.edu

Averett University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 69% 71% 68%
Applicants 2,652 1,467 1,185
Admissions 1,840 1,037 803
Freshmen enrolled full time 270 165 105

782 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

53 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
167 or 62%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 880
or below

75% of them
had 1090
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Averett University are 880-1090 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
67 or 25%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 15
or below

75% of them
had 21
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Averett University are 15-21 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Recommended
Other Tests Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
College-preparatory program Considered but not required

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 477 (54%)
Black or African American 249 (28%)
Nonresident Alien 63 (7%)
Two or more races 44 (5%)
Hispanic 32 (4%)
Asian 9 (1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 3 (0.3%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 3 (0.3%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 3 (0.3%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$23,855/year
Average aid awarded
$23,497
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $21,935
$30-48K $21,265
$48-75K $44,714
$75-110K $26,193
$110K+ $29,942

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $36,520$8,100
Tuition in-state $36,520$8,100
Tuition out-of-state $36,520$8,100
Fee in-district $150
Fee in-state $150
Fee out-of-state $150

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 589
Combined charge for room and board $10,920
Room charge $6,770
Meal charge $4,150

Averett University Majors

Major Bachelor's
Pre-Medicine & Pre-Medical Studies 17
Accounting 14
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management 12
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels 11
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration 10
Marketing & Marketing Management, General 9
Nursing Science 9
Management Science 7
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education & Fitness, Other 7
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology, Other 6
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies 6
Flight Instructor 5
Information Science & Studies 5
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education & Fitness, General 5
Computer Science 3
Horse Husbandry & Equine Science and Management 3
Journalism 3
Art & Art Studies, General 2
Aviation & Airway Management and Operations 2
English Language and Literature, General 2
English & Language Arts Teacher Education 2
History and Political Science 2
Musical Theatre 2
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 2
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 2
Animal-Assisted Therapy 1
Biochemistry 1
Biopsychology 1
Environmental Studies 1
Equestrian & Equine Studies 1
History and Language & Literature 1
Mathematics Teacher Education 1
Mathematics, General 1
Physical Fitness Technician 1
Political Science and Government, General 1
Social Studies Teacher Education 1
Sociology, General 1
Grand Total 160
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 50% 46% 56%
  • Full-time retention rate - 59%

Publications & Citations

Publications
64
Citations
1,414

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
28 / 201
Psychology
22 / 834
Business
13 / 1,021
Medicine
13 / 741
Education Majors
11 / 176
Computer Science
10 / 639
Mathematics
8 / 696
Sociology
7 / 6
Art & Design
6 / 7
Math Teachers
6 / 91
Health Science
5 / 684
Political Science
5 / 12
Communications and Public Relations
4 / 10
Journalism and Digital Media
4 / 6
Social Psychology
4 / 11
Engineering
4 / 610
Economics
4 / 417
Marketing
4 / 22
Organizational / Business / IO Psychology
3 / 21
Management Information Systems
3 / 19
Media Studies
3 / 3
Pathology
3 / 35
Creative Writing
2 / 4
Telecommunications
2 / 9
Development Studies
2 / 21
Management
2 / 3
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
2 / 0
Earth science and Geophysics
2 / 21
Public Policy / Administration
2 / 0
Sports / Exercise science
2 / 12
Multimedia
2 / 1
Environmental Science
2 / 21
History
2 / 0
Cognitive Science
2 / 604
Gerontology
1 / 0
Early Childhood Education
1 / 9
Data Science
1 / 6
Anatomy and Physiology
1 / 10
Classics and Ancient History
1 / 0
Demography
1 / 0

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 0 2
1992 1 6
1993 0 4
1994 2 3
1995 0 5
1996 0 7
1997 1 4
1998 1 9
1999 3 4
2000 0 1
2001 0 8
2002 1 10
2003 1 11
2004 2 12
2005 1 10
2006 0 18
2007 0 21
2008 3 29
2009 0 20
2010 1 24
2011 3 48
2012 4 40
2013 6 45
2014 7 66
2015 2 96
2016 8 86
2017 1 179
2018 2 115
2019 5 172
2020 5 217
2021 6 211

Notable alumni

  1. Philip E. Berger

    Philip E. Berger
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1952-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Philip Edward Berger is a Republican member of the North Carolina General Assembly representing the state's thirtieth Senate district, which includes Caswell, Rockingham, Stokes, and Surry counties.

  2. Rossie D. Alston, Jr

    Rossie D. Alston, Jr
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1957-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    judge
    Biography

    Rossie David Alston Jr. is a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. He was formerly a Judge of the Court of Appeals of Virginia after having previously been a judge in the Prince William County Circuit Court and the Prince William County Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court.

  3. Ken Boyd

    Ken Boyd
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1947-.. (age 75)
    Biography

    Kenneth C. Boyd is a member of the Albemarle County, Virginia Board of Supervisors. He ran unsuccessfully for the Republican Party nomination in Virginia's fifth congressional district to challenge incumbent Congressman Tom Perriello in the 2010 congressional elections. During the race, he stated that he did not anticipate running for a third term on the Board of Supervisors. Despite this, he won a third term following a hard fought campaign. He has been noted for his strong support of developers and sprawling developments on the Board. He represents the Rivanna Magisterial District. His current term ends in 2015.

General info

Alternative names AU
Founded 1859
Motto Big Dreams Bold Future
Colors blue, gold
Academic Calendar September to April. Also Summer Session (May - July)
Total FTE staff 213
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields

Location and Contacts

Address 420 W Main St
Danville, Virginia, 24541
United States
City population 43,000
Phone 4347915600
Fax +1 (434) 791 5686

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