Visitors Guide to The University of Virginia

About UVA

 University of Virginia, UVA, c/o @ uva

University of Virginia, UVA, c/o @uva

The University of Virginia was founded in 1819 and is located in Charlottesville, VA, just a 3 hour drive south of DC. The public school's suburban campus covers 1,682 acres and is home to total of 16,331 undergraduate students. UVA is ranked 25th amongst national universities, with UNC being a close academic comparison. Students who apply to The University of Virginia tend to apply to William & Mary, Washington and Lee, Duke University, and UNC as well. 

Location: Charlottesville, VA
Region: Mid-Atlantic
Type: Public
Size: Large
Tuition: $15,192 USD in-state, $44,365 USD out-of-state

Sports Divisions: NCAA Division I
Greek Life: Yup

Admissions Page: Click here
Avg. SAT: 2025 out of 2400
Common App: Yes
Supplement Essays: Yes
Application Options: Early Action
Acceptance Rate: 29.80%


UVA Dining Guide

Where to Eat Near Campus


Planning a Visit to UVA

Fun Activities Near Campus