Topic: Admissions

Getting In

Getting In

An update on admissions

From a record number of applicants, the Office of Admission has offered spots in the Class of 2015 to 7,750 students.

A total of 24,005 students applied, up from 22,512 last...

Summer 2011

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Women at UVA

I enjoyed reading your article [“A History of Women at UVA,” Spring 2011], however I was disappointed that there was no mention of women in...

Summer 2011

More Flexibility, More Growth

More Flexibility, More Growth

Early action plan enhances admission process

A plan to increase flexibility and freedom in applying for admission to UVA will go into effect this fall.

Students who apply for “early action”...

Spring 2011

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

‘Absolute Gem’

The article about President Sullivan (“Welcome President Sullivan,” Winter 2010) captured her so well I felt as if I were there at...

Spring 2011

Admission FAQs

Admission FAQs

What topic should I choose for my college admission essays?

Every year, thousands of anxious high school seniors ponder that question. Parke Muth, UVA’s senior assistant admission dean, advises, “A good essay is not good because...

Winter 2010

Most Superlatives

Most Superlatives

Entering class puts up some big numbers

Each year, the bar seems to rise for students entering the University. Take a quick look at the numbers behind the Class of '14.

Winter 2010

Admission FAQs

Admission FAQs

What is a school profile and how is it used in the application process?

A school profile is a fact sheet about an individual high school. If a profile is available, the college counseling or guidance office will include this document as part...

Fall 2010

Got Questions?

Got Questions?

New database combines academic, health and business books sections

A new database available to all alumni should be familiar to recent graduates.

In late May, EBSCO became active on the HoosOnline website, replacing the ProQuest database.<...

Fall 2010

Class Act

Class Act

Talent and diversity mark incoming students

One inventor. Two published authors. A world chess champion and an award-winning actress. Those are just a few of the achievements that distinguish the 6,907 students offered admission to the...

Summer 2010

Admission FAQs

Admission FAQs

What is important to know about the college search process?

Spring is a pivotal time at most high schools. “Seniors, ripe with the excitement of college acceptances, are looking forward to new beginnings,” says Greg Roberts, UVA...

Spring 2010

News Briefs

News Briefs

Best Value

The University of Virginia is ranked No. 1 for the second year in a row among 50 “best value” public colleges and universities, according to The Princeton...

Spring 2010

Admission FAQs

Admission FAQs

How is the University using social media in its admission process?

How is the University using social media in its admission process? From dispelling rumors to engaging students in a new way, the University’s Admission Office has found...

Winter 2009

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Addiction Research

I found the article “Targeting Addiction” (Fall 2009) very intriguing. I especially was curious if Dr. Bankole Johnson’s research (or even topiramate itself) is...

Winter 2009

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Highlights

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.