Topic: Admissions

Many Faces, One Body

Many Faces, One Body

Class of 2011 most diverse on record

Even before setting foot on Grounds this fall, the Class of 2011 made history. More than 33 percent of the 3,248 first-year students entering the University identified themselves as either minorities or...

Winter 2007

A Foot in the Door

A Foot in the Door

The Office of Admission witnesses a surge in applicants

This spring, 5,154 students received the good news that they had been admitted to UVA, chosen from a record-breaking applicant pool. UVA received 18,013 applications for 3,170 spots in the Class of 2011...

Summer 2007

Wanted: Recruiters

Wanted: Recruiters

The admission process gets personal

It’s one of those ideas that makes so much sense that it’s surprising that it hasn’t been tried before.

Efforts to...

Summer 2007

Early No More

Early No More

Officials cite inequities in early decision policy

The University ends its early-decision program on the basis of evidence that the program is in conflict with efforts to make a UVA education accessible to low-income students.

Winter 2006

College Bound and Determined

College Bound and Determined

Finding balance in the admission process

UVA's admission deans clear away some of the misinformation and media hype that surround the process of getting into a selective university.

Fall 2006

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Highlights

Griddle Me This

Griddle Me This

For decades, it cheered our hearts, warmed our blood and hardened our arteries. The origin story and afterlife of the Grillswith. And also the recipe.

The First President

The First President

UVA’s first president introduced the modern era, but some of Edwin Alderman’s progressive notions were anything but.