Buena Vista, Virginia

Southern Virginia University


Student Population
Southern Virginia University overview
Location Buena Vista, Virginia
Online svu.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Southern Virginia University overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Religious Affiliation Undergrad

Located in Buena Vista, Virginia, Southern Virginia University is a small four year private college offering undergraduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 926 prospective students applied, and 520 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 331 enrolled in the school.  853 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 58 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $16,495 plus fees of $0. SVU is ranked 892 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
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SAT 880/1160
ACT 14/26
GPA 3.39
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Sep 2, 2020
Applicant Competition Average

Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Southern Virginia University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,500
Other Fees$0
Room and Board $6,766
Budget for Other Expenses$3,500
Total One Year Cost$28,261


Average Salary After 10 Years
$40,600 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
25% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Southern Virginia University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 21%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 15%
Visual and Performing Arts 14%
English and Literature 13%
Work and Family Studies 12%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=233611 IPEDS survey data for Southern Virginia University.