Topic: Admissions

Admission FAQs

Admission FAQs

What standardized tests play a role in the UVA undergraduate admission process?

Summer 2012

Admission FAQs

Admission FAQs

What services does the Alumni Association offer to alumni and their children applying to the University?

The University of Virginia Office of Admission defines a legacy student as the...

Spring 2012

Leaps and Bounds

Leaps and Bounds

The College of Arts & Sciences plans for big growth

In the very near future, the University will feel the impact of two forces—significantly more students and more departures by existing faculty who are reaching retirement age.<...

Spring 2012

Record Breaking

Record Breaking

Admission applications reach all-time high

Before setting foot inside a UVA classroom, the Class of 2016 posted impressive numbers as part of a record-setting applicant pool. This year, the UVA Office of Undergraduate Admission saw...

Spring 2012

Ten Reasons to Love 2011 at UVA

Ten Reasons to Love 2011 at UVA

1. A national title and a bowl bid

Dom Starsia guides the men’s lacrosse team to the NCAA championship, and football coach Mike London leads the...

December 12, 2011

Admission FAQs

Admission FAQs

ACT or SAT?

As high school juniors and seniors prepare for standardized testing, many ponder the pros and cons of taking the Scholastic Aptitude Test or the American College Testing Assessment. Either...

Winter 2011

Voices of a Class

Voices of a Class

Admission essays from the Class of 2015

Admission essays from the Class of 2015

Winter 2011

Two Degrees in Four Years

Two Degrees in Four Years

UVA offers more guidance and options for the 3+1 program

First-year students who arrive at UVA with 15 advanced placement or International Baccalaureate credits and clear career plans can take advantage of the 3+1 program, which allows them to complete both...

Winter 2011

Admission FAQs

Admission FAQs

How do alumni play a role in the undergraduate admission process?

The University has several groups of alumni volunteers that work to educate and engage prospective students through various events and programs. Two of these are UVaClubs and the Virginia...

Fall 2011

Facing the Future

Facing the Future

What's Next? program helps new graduates during transition

The transition from the Grounds to the “real world” can be exhilarating for new graduates, but a list of practical considerations often tempers that excitement.

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Fall 2011

The State of the University

The State of the University

Q&A with President Teresa Sullivan

What's going on with the budget? What about tuition increases? Read a Q&A with President Sullivan.

Summer 2011

Admission FAQs

Admission FAQs

What is early action, and when will UVA offer it?

Beginning this fall, high school seniors will have the option to apply “early action” to the University of Virginia.

UVA’s early action plan...

Summer 2011

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Highlights

Period Pieces

Period Pieces

Encyclopedia Virginia managing editor Brendan Wolfe has turned a Virginia Magazine feature into a book.

Enslaved Laborers Memorial Approved

Enslaved Laborers Memorial Approved

The Freedom Ring memorial, a representation of the University’s relationship with slavery, is expected to be completed by the Bicentennial in 2019.