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Southern Virginia University Stats, Info and Facts

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777 students

45% admitted

  • 747 full time
  • 30 part time
  • 394 men full time
  • 353 women full time
  • 2,553 applied
  • 1,140 admitted
  • 481 enrolled

771 Undergraduates

$18,900 tuition/year

  • 6 Non-Degree
  • $18,900 in state
  • N/A fees
  • $6,700 room & board
  • $1,200 books
  • (Based on stats from 2012/2013)

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At a Glance

Religious affiliation: No affiliation, but Latter-Day Saint environment
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit
Campus Setting: Southeast Town, distant from an urban area
Highest Degree Offered: Bachelor's degree
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Cristina from Buena Vista, VA
  • 0
  • The classes are small, making it easy to get personal help and to understand things a little easier. The professors and other students are extremely kind. And the campus and…

  • Nov-27-2012 Read More
  • Rose from Houston, TX
  • 0
  • a great environment for growth and the ability to try new thing and find your passion. small classes allow you to have more one on one with the teachers. …

  • Feb-16-2012 Read More
Mission Statement

Our mission is to prepare leader-servants in the workplace and the world, in the community and the church, and in the home. We serve faithful members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and welcome all who live our values. We accomplish our mission by providing the finest undergraduate education available in letters, arts, and sciences within a wholesome Latter-day Saint environment. Students, faculty, and staff at Southern Virginia University are committed to being academically or professionally accomplished, spiritually rooted, service oriented, and self-reliant. We embody Southern Virginia's core values, which are scholarship, discipleship, accountability, enthusiasm, and refinement. Southern Virginia University seeks to establish a replicable self-sustaining model of higher education that can serve Latter-day Saints throughout the world.

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 5
  • Mikelle from Las Vegas, NV
  • Nov-17-2011 I am a current student here

    I came here knowing no one. Once I got here, everyone was super friendly because most of them were in my shoes. And it's still like this now that we're almost done with the first semester; everyone's still super friendly. And all the professors care about their students.

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  • 4
  • Megan from Frazeysburg, OH
  • Sep-14-2011 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    I love the new dorms for girls! They are so big and nice. It would be a great place to stay. Southern Virginia seems like a tight knit community with fun activities to strengthen friendships with other students.

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  • 5
  • Kaia from Herriman, UT
  • Aug-30-2011 I am a past student here

    The people are what make SVU such a great institution. I came nearly 2,000 miles from home to start college, but the friends I made at SVU made it feel like home. We became a family.

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  • 4
  • DIAMOND from Grosse Pointe Park, MI
  • Aug-14-2011 I am a past student here

    I gave it 4/5 stars because their is a Spirit like no other that I have known at this school. The teachers are wonderful. I loved that some of my teachers were also my bishops. I enjoyed meeting new students; however, there is not much culture here. It was difficult for me to deal with the lack of culture.

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