The University of Virginia's College at Wise

1 College Avenue, Wise, VA
4-year
Small

About

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise, a public liberal arts institution, provides students with learning experiences that offer opportunities to develop the insight, competence, sensitivity, and integrity necessary for living enriched lives and for enriching the lives of others. Established in 1954 as a college of The University of Virginia, it is guided by the values of citizenship and altruism. Proud of its Appalachian heritage, the College continues to honor its commitment of service to Southwest Virginia, the nation, and the world. The College is guided by a legacy of teaching and scholarly excellence and by a dedication to quality in both the arts and sciences and professional programs. Above all, The University of Virginia’s College at Wise is a diverse community of people who believe that information can be transformed into knowledge and that teaching and learning create a foundation for wisdom.

Questions and Answers about The University of Virginia's College at Wise

Maeve M.
1 year ago
Where can I find out more about The University of Virginia's College at Wise's admission requirements?
The University of Virginia's College at Wise
https://www.uvawise.edu/admissions/incoming-freshmen
Maeve M.
1 year ago
Does The University of Virginia's College at Wise allow students to double major?
The University of Virginia's College at Wise
Maeve, You are absolutely allowed to double major.
Maeve M.
1 year ago
Are Freshmen allowed to have a car on campus?
The University of Virginia's College at Wise
Yes. And there is ample parking.
Harini G.
1 year ago
Does the University consist of an honors program, and does it need a separate application?
The University of Virginia's College at Wise
There is an Honors Program that does require a separate application. https://www.uvawise.edu/academics/honors-program
Katie L.
1 year ago
How is your business department and what can I expect from it if I were to choose your college and go with business as my major?
The University of Virginia's College at Wise
Katie, Our Business department is wonderful and offers a lot of internship opportunities. We help you build your resume as you are earning your degree. https://www.uvawise.edu/academics/departments/business-economics
salonee k.
1 year ago
If the University of Virginia is test optional will applicants that apply with an SAT score be more likely to be accepted?
The University of Virginia's College at Wise
Not necessarily. It helps to have a strong GPA along with strong test scores. We will review your application based on all of the information that you supply.

Majors offered at The University of Virginia's College at Wise

Biggest majors
Social Sciences, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Business/Commerce, General

Academics at The University of Virginia's College at Wise

950-1130
SAT Score Range
400
1600
Required with application
18-25
ACT Score Range
1
36
Required with application
Student Faculty Ratio
11 to 1
Selectivity
Less Selective (77% Acceptance Rate)
School type
Public 4-year institution

Demographics for The University of Virginia's College at Wise Students

Ethnicity BreakdownAsianBlackCaucasianHispanicMiddle EasternNative AmericanPacific Islander
The University of Virginia's College at Wise Students13%15%57%15%3%3%0%
All Bold.org College Students11%21%39%25%2%2%0%
Gender breakdown
The University of Virginia's College at Wise Students
21%
75%
Male
Female
< 4% Gender nonconforming