University of Virginia-Main Campus

Charlottesville, VA 22903

University of Virginia-Main Campus is one of the 16 public 4-year colleges in Virginia. Its campus is large in size and located in a suburb in Charlottesville. The institution offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

In the 2017 fall enrollment, 3,788 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 3,636 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 96%).

Every year 95% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.

University of Virginia's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $14,121, and fees were $2,732. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $43,859 and $3,414 respectively.


Campus LocaleSmall Suburb
Campus SizeLarge
Student to Faculty Ratio15:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate96%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 14 101
Master's degree 13 92
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship 4 15
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 90%

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Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
07/01/1904 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
04/26/1974 - 06/30/2004
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
12/05/1959 - 06/30/2004
Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
04/22/2014 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
04/21/2004 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
04/21/2004 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT1310 to 1500
ACT29 to 33
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Required
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

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $70
Graduates $85

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$446/credit
In State Students$446/credit
Out of State Students$1,472/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$866/credit
In State Students$866/credit
Out of State Students$1,434/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $20,070 $20,070 $66,240
ADN 70 $31,220 $31,220 $103,040
BSN 125 $55,750 $55,750 $184,000
FNP 50 $43,300 $43,300 $71,700
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 56% of University of Virginia-Main Campus's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 12% $4,509
Other Federal Grant 9% $5,731
State Grant & Scholarships 5% $10,195
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 31% $18,416
Federal Student Loans 27% $5,366
Private Loans 4% $17,178


Average Net Price/year
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$9,526
$30,001 to $48,000$9,809
$48,001 to $75,000$14,335
$75,001 to $110,000$22,099
Over $110,000$29,044

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Student Population













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

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 of ...

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 nursing ...

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: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Virginia state board of nursing.

University of Virginia-Main Campus
1827 University Avenue
Charlottesville, VA 22903

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