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Southern Virginia University

Buena Vista, VA
University Website: www.svu.edu
Apply Online: svu.edu/admissions/apply
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Southern Virginia University (SVU) is a liberal arts college located in Buena Vista, Virginia. The school, though not officially affiliated with a particular faith, embraces the values of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church). It was founded in 1867 as a school for girls, and is now a private four-year coeducational institution.

While the majority of students are members of the LDS Church, students of all faiths are welcome on campus and are encouraged to be active in their own faith. The university is regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and is nationally accredited by the American Academy for Liberal Education. The campus consists of more than 155 acres (0.63 km2).

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Fast Facts

  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $18,300.00 avg tuition

One University Hill Drive
Buena Vista, VA 24416
(540) 261-8400

Apply online Admissions:
svu.edu/admissions
Financial Aid:
svu.edu/financial-services

Areas of Study:

  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • History
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Southern Virginia University

Statistics:
Applied 505
Admitted 499 99%
Enrolled total 337
Full Time: 333
Part Time 4
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 460 580
SAT Math 460 570
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 460 580
ACT Composite 20 26
ACT English 20 25
ACT Math 22 26
ACT Writing 8 10
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 55%
4-year graduation rate 15%
6-year graduation rate 31%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Recommended
Admission Test Scores Recommended
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Southern Virginia University

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $18,300.00 $18,300.00 $18,300.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $1,020.00 $1,020.00 $1,020.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $6,300.00 $0.00 $0.00
Other Expenses $2,300.00 $0.00 $0.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $35.00
Graduate Application Fee $0.00
Books and Supplies $900.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 100%
Percent receiving grant aid 100%
Avg amount of grant aid $9,357.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 66%
Avg amount of student loan aid $9,300.00

Southern Virginia University

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Business/Commerce, General X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer and Information Sciences, General X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X
FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES/HUMAN SCIENCES
Human Development and Family Studies, General X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
Spanish Language and Literature X
HISTORY
History, General X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Philosophy X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Political Science and Government, General X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other X
Music, General X
Visual and Performing Arts, General X

Scholarships for Students in Virginia

Name Amount Deadline
Mary Macon McGuire Scholarship $2,500 March 15, 2017
Marian A. Smith Scholarship Award $2,000 January 21, 2017
SETC Secondary School Scholarship $1,000 January 15, 2017
Polly Holliday Award $1,000 January 28, 2017
L. Phil and Alice J. Wicker Scholarship $500 January 31, 2017
Marion Maccarrell Scott Scholarship Varies January 31, 2017
First Time College Student Scholarship Varies March 08, 2017
Community College Graduate Scholarship Varies March 08, 2017

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