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Southern Virginia University

Buena Vista, Virginia

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Overview

Student Population
1,140
Southern Virginia University overview
Location Buena Vista, Virginia
Online svu.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Distant Town
Southern Virginia University overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study 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 514 prospective students applied, and 509 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 299 enrolled in the school.  1,016 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 124 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $17,696 plus fees of $0. SVU is ranked 819 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Ratings

4/10
Overall
7/10
Academics
3/10
Resources
3/10
Outcomes
1/10
Value

SVU is rated within the lower 32% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 4 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for Southern Virginia University within the 2022 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Difficult
Southern Virginia University overview
SAT 1137/1331
ACT 21/27
GPA 3.19
Applications Accepted
99% 
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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $35

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Annual Cost to Attend

Tuition
$17,696
Costs for Southern Virginia University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,500
Other Fees$0
Room and Board $8,774
Budget for Other Expenses$3,500
Total One Year Cost$31,470

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Outcomes

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

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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%

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

Current students may use the Southern Virginia University GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.