The University of Virginia's College at Wise Rankings

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In the World#4961 of 14178
In North America#1346 of 2629
In the United States#1269 of 2528
In Virginia#34 of 63
In Wise#1 of 1

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
59%
Average SAT
1065
Average ACT
22
Aid receiving
98%
Undergraduates
1,978
Male:Female Ratio
39:61
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree

The University of Virginia's College at Wise Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate59%57%62%
Applicants951462489
Admissions565263302
Freshmen enrolled full time281136145
Freshmen enrolled part time11

327 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

485 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
221 or 78%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 970
or below

75% of them
had 1160
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in The University of Virginia's College at Wise are 970-1160 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
73 or 26%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 18
or below

75% of them
had 25
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in The University of Virginia's College at Wise are 18-25 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Recommendations Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White1405 (71%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown252 (13%)
Black or African American235 (12%)
Hispanic45 (2%)
Asian28 (1%)
Two or more races7 (0.4%)
American Indian or Alaska Native1 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$10,444
Students receiving aid
98%

Tuition and fees

Undergraduates
Tuition in-district$5,527
Tuition in-state$5,527
Tuition out-of-state$23,262
Fee in-district$4,725
Fee in-state$4,725
Fee out-of-state$5,399

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity693
Combined charge for room and board$10,751
Room charge$6,388
Meal charge$4,363

The University of Virginia's College at Wise Majors

MajorBachelor's
Social Sciences, General64
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies50
Business & Commerce, General48
Biological and Physical Sciences24
English Language and Literature, General21
History, General15
Computer Science10
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse10
Computer Software Engineering6
Management Information Systems, General6
Mathematics, General4
Grand Total258
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate44%40%47%
  • Full-time retention rate - 67%
  • Part-time retention rate - 67%

Publications & Citations

Publications
160
Citations
1,256

Publication count by topic

Biology
22
Psychology
22
Political science
19
Sociology
14
Computer science
13
Medicine
13
Chemistry
11
Art
9
History
6
Physics
5
Engineering
4
Materials science
3
Geography
2
Environmental science
2
Economics
2
Mathematics
2
Philosophy
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
History22679
Sociology2484159
Political science318632
Psychology3444365
Physics426127
Biology4635197
Medicine4690133
Chemistry498696
Computer science499269
Environmental science50548
Engineering55935
Materials science57992
Mathematics60233

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
200131
200236
200314
2004212
2005427
2006522
2007523
2008428
2009929
20101135
2011349
2012581
20131159
2014777
2015597
2016981
20171399
2018988
201922142
202017140

General info

Alternative namesUVa-Wise
Founded1954
WikipediaUniversity of Virginia's College at Wise
Colorsred, gray
Academic CalendarSemesters
Total FTE staff354
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address1 College Avenue
Wise, Virginia, 24293-4400
United States
City population3,000
Phone2763280100
Fax+1 (276) 328 0251

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