Southern Virginia University

Buena Vista, VA, USA
3.82 Average Rating
Southern Virginia University is a private liberal arts institution that was founded in 1867 as a school for girls, but is now coeducational. SVU is located in Buena Vista, VA, and integrates the ideals of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints into the education, but is not affiliated. Business, human development, and visual arts are favored academic programs among undergraduates. The admission process is “selective.”

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Town
In State Students
22%
Out of State Students
78%
0
100
56%
Acceptance Rate

Key Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Bachelor's
Total Number of Students
911
Total Number of Undergrads
911
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Summer Sessions
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • Study Abroad
  • Teacher Certification Offered
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100
13%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
27%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
16:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$20,017
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$16,495
Out-of-State Tuition
$16,495
Students Receiving Financial Aid
96%
Average Aid Per Year
$8,058
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
51%
49%
Size of Town
Town: Distant
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Lynchburg
Salt Lake City
Provo
Washington
Phoenix
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$36,000
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What Students Are Saying

3.82 Average Rating
svu is a small school refuge for those lost in a sea of people. it brings back the ear in learn as your professors listen to your thoughts in the small class sizes. it sets the standards that will lift you higher for the rest of your life.
Melissa from American Fork, UT
southern virginia university has helped to inspire me to reach my goals. the small school atmosphere allows me a closer relationship with my professors who are willing to work with students and help them in any way that they can. the students are friendly, have a natural glow about them, and are all here for the same reason: to succeed.
Madison from Ringgold, GA

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