Southern Virginia University

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Acceptance Rate 98 %
SAT Average 1,083
Tuition & Fees $17,696
Student Population 1,023
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $8,300

Academic Overview

Southern Virginia University is a private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years institute located in Buena Vista, Virginia. It is a Baccalaureate College - Arts & Sciences by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Bachelor's degree. The 2021 tuition & fees are $17,696 for undergraduate students. The school offers only undergraduate programs and a total of 1,023 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 98% and the graduation rate is 31% last year.
The salary after graduation from Southern Virginia University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $39,100. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of Southern Virginia University are $17,696.
Southern Virginia University 2021 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at SVU. The acceptance rate of SVU is 98% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 43%. The average graduation rate is 31% and the transfer-out rate is 55%. The average received amount of financial aid is $8,300 and 99% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 1,023 students is attending , and the student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1.
[Chart] Academic Statistics
Acceptance Rate for Southern Virginia University is 98 %.
Graduation Rate for Southern Virginia University is 31 %
Transfer-out Rate for Southern Virginia University is 55 %
Retention Rate for Southern Virginia University is 81 %
Student Population for Southern Virginia University is 1,023
Student to Faculty Rate for Southern Virginia University is 15 %
The average received amount of financial aid is $8,300 at Southern Virginia University.

Offered Degrees

SVU offers 17 major programs on-site (in-person class) only. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree170

Special Learning Opportunities

Southern Virginia University does not offer online classes (distance learning opportunities) for any degree program. The school provides teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassNo
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:560)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $3,590)

Veterans Benefits

Southern Virginia University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges