The University of Virginia's College at Wise

Wise, VA 24293

Located in Wise, Virginia, The University of Virginia's College at Wise is a public institution that offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

The total number of students who applied in FALL 2016 was 1,050 and 816 students were accepted.

The University of Virginia's College at Wise's in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $5,210 and fees $4,329. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $21,278 and $4,961 respectively.


Campus LocaleTown: Distant
Student to Faculty Ratio15:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level4 year
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate63%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. RN to BSN
  2. BSN

    The University of Virginia at Wise BSN program offers a curriculum which combines general education requirements and upper division nursing major requirements.

    Applicants are accepted into the nursing major in the fall semester of the sophomore year of college, having completed all the general education requirements and nursing prerequisite prior to admission.

    Applicants who have a nursing diploma or as Associate of Science Degree in Nursing seeking to qualify for a BSN degree can transfer courses taken at state approved institutions. Check here for RN to BSN completion degree program.

    Admission Requirements:

    Cumulative GPA of 2.0 for all general education requirements and a 2.3 for all nursing coursework.

    The college requires that all students transferring into the program must demonstrably show character qualities which are consistent with the academic pursuit and professional practice of nursing.

    All regular admission requirements of the college hold for applicants to the nursing program. Applications must include all official transcripts for college level coursework including nursing practicals.

    If you are enrolling for the RN to BSN track, you must have graduated from a state approved nursing program and a regionally accredited community college and must be an RN with a clinical experience.

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 24

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from The University of Virginia's College at Wise

Wise County Vocational Technical School
0.9 miles away
Tennessee Technology Center at Kingsport
28.72 miles away
Lee County Career and Technical School
33.28 miles away
Buchanan County Public Schools
34.31 miles away
Washington County Public Schools
37.74 miles away
East Tennessee State University
47.29 miles away
Mingo County Vocational Center
55.03 miles away
Tennessee Technology Center at Greeneville
56.43 miles away
Tennessee Technology Center at Tazewell
66.36 miles away
Logan Mingo School of Practical Nursing
68.04 miles away


Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1970 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
09/29/2001 - Current

Admission to School


Acceptance Rate
SAT: Critical Reading430 to 540
SAT: Math420 to 530
SAT: Writing410 to 510
ACT Composite18 to 23
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Neither required nor recommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

Net Price


Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$9,396
30k to 48k$10,821
48k to 75k$11,468
75k to 110k$13,643
Over 110k--
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Cost Per Credit Hours

Cost of a course per credit hour for undergrad and graduate classes.

Undergrad classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $222.00 $900.00

Graduate classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $0.00 $0.00

Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native
Two or more races
Non-resident alien

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

Relevant scholarships

Nurses Scholarship - American Legion Auxiliary Department of virginia

Applicants must be daughters, sons grandsons, etc of veterans who served during eligibility dates for membership in the american legion.

Mary Virginia Macrae Memorial Merit Award

A $400.00 nursing education merit award shall be given annually by the Iowa Department of the American Legion Auxiliary in memory of the late Mary Virginia Macrae, who served as the first [...]

American Legion Auxiliary Department of Virginia Past Presidents Parley Nurses Scholarship

Applicants must be daughters, sons, grandsons, etc. of veterans who served during eligibility dates for membership in the American Legion. Applicants must be in their senior year or graduates [...]

Edward J. and Virginia M. Routhier Nursing Scholarship

Candidates must be residents of Newport County, and a graduate from a high school in Rhode Island. Scholarships are open to individuals accepted into, and in attendance at any accredited [...]

Genevieve Saran Richmond Award

This scholarship has been donated by Leslie and Virginia Fiur to a nursing student with a disability.

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Data source: (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Virginia state board of nursing
The University of Virginia's College at Wise
1 College Avenue
Wise, VA 24293

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