420 W. Main Street Danville, VA 24541 434-791-4996
http://www.averett.edu/ admit@averett.edu
About Averett University
  • Year of Foundation 1859
  • Size of Campus 19 Acre
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 1,931
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 47%, 53%, 35%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $21,112
  • Room and Board N/A
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Less selective
  • Application Fee N/A
  • Enrollment No. 763
Averett University prepares students to serve and lead as catalysts for positive change. Averett fulfills this mission by educating students from diverse backgrounds, cultures, and nations through liberal arts based undergraduate and graduate programs in a personal, collegial, interdisciplinary environment. Vision: Averett University will provide opportunities that will be transformative for our region and beyond by bringing to life the Big Dreams and BOLD FUTURES of our students and the communities we serve.We practice the highest ethical standards Innovation: We encourage and embrace innovative teaching and learning inside and outside the classroom.
Social Life And Activities
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Major activities organized for students include weekly movies, comedians and concerts. Traditional events include Family Weekend, Homecoming, Spring Fest, and Spring Formal. Other events include hypnotists, casino nights, and dances.
  • Number of students in fraternities 1
  • Percent students who are frat members 3%
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Chi, Alpha Kappa Delta (Upsilon of Virginia Chapter), Averett Honors Association, Alpha Psi Omega, Sigma Lambda Epsilon
  • Setting Suburban
  • Number of sororities 1
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Averett Gospel Choir, Christian Student Union, Catholic Campus Ministry, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Brothers and Sisters in Christ
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 2%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Multicultural Student Association, International Student Association
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of frats 1
  • Other general policies class attendance mandatory, honor code, hazing prohibited, other
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Distance to nearest bus Danville (2)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Greensboro, NC (45), Raleigh, NC (65)
  • Distance to nearest train Danville (2)
Student Housing
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (50%), women's dorms (0%), men's dorms (34%), apartment for single students (16%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 3%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 6
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 43%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 50%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 67%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 26%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 67%
  • Number of students using college housing 53%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 28%
Campus Services
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number Of Subscriptions 11,362
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Internet Access No
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 40
  • Number Of Books in Library 104,864
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 156
  • Number of e-books 37,673
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, other
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page No
  • Library Facilities Averett University Archives, Dan Daniel Collection (U.S. Congressman, 5th District, 1968-1988), Carson Davenport Art Collection, Averett Collection, Danville Collection, Baptist Collection
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 10
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 202
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in computer labs
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, religious, other
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 0
  • Museums Audio and talking book collections, Family papers and rare book collections, 100 acre equestrian center, Averett-owned airplanes housed at the Danville Regional Airport, flight simulators, 70 acre Athletic and Convocation Center, Performing Arts Center, Mu
  • Number Of Microforms 63,125
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 60
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, library, student center
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 1 year 100%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 2 years 100%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,351
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 9%
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 100%
  • Student Employment Fedral Work Study Program Available
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Town