Topic: Diversity & Demographics
9,000 get offers for 4,000 spots at UVA
The overall acceptance rate for Virginians held relatively steady at 27 percent.
April 24, 2023
UVA traditions in the making
From Black Alumni Weekend to the Lighting of the Lawn, these events and activities have become community traditions in recent decades.
From the Publisher: Celebrating Ridley’s Success
Celebrating the 35th anniversary of the Ridley Scholarship Program, which is dedicated to attracting Black students of the highest academic caliber to UVA.
The class of 2026, by the numbers
Over 4,000 first-years have arrived on Grounds. Take a look at the demographics of the newest class of ’Hoos.
October 21, 2022
BOV Blesses Racial Equity Plan
UVA’s board votes for more diversity, less Confederacy and new context for a Jefferson statue.
September 30, 2020
New task force prioritizes racial equity, and speed
UVA’s president gave a new racial equity action team a bold charge and a tight deadline.
It was about time: A timeline of women at UVA
Our timeline follows women’s 200-year journey for influence, an education and equality at UVA.
How women found their place at Mr. Jefferson’s University
Women talk about what it was like in those early years of coeducation.
Not Without a Fight
Before granting women full admission to the College, UVA needed a little persuading—in the form of a federal lawsuit.
The Black Bus Stop is a landmark only a minority knew about
The bus stop on McCormick Road served as a refuge for black students in decades past.
’Hoo is the Class of 2023? Take a look, by the numbers
Nearly 4,000 first-years arrived on Grounds this fall. Dig into some of the numbers that shape latest class of Wahoos.
Welcome, Class of 2022
More than 3,800 first-years will join the Wahoo family this fall. Dig into some of the numbers that shape the Class of 2022.
Measured in Degrees
UVA will confer another several thousand diplomas this spring. We’ve broken down past years’ academic degrees by disciplines. Take a look, and maybe a few clicks, at our interactive charts to explore the two-decade trends in subject-matter popularity.
April 16, 2018
Welcome, Class of 2021
Nearly 90 percent of incoming first-years were in the top tenth of their graduating high school class. Check out the class by the numbers.