1 College Avenue Wise, VA 24293 276-328-0102
http://www.uvawise.edu admissions@uvawise.edu
About University of Virginia-Wise
  • Year of Foundation 1954
  • Size of Campus 367 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 1,953
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 52% 48% 5%OUS
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State 5,692 in-state, 16,678 out-of-state
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee $25
  • Enrollment No. 1,629
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.
Social Life And Activities
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 3
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Spring Formal, Football Homecoming Celebration, Holly Ball, Student Alumni- Commuter Appreciation Day Picnic, Annual Fishing Tournament
  • Number of students in fraternities 3
  • Percent students who are frat members 7%
  • Number of honor societies Psi Chi, Sigma Zeta, Omicron Delta Kappa, Darden Society, Phi Beta Lambda, Sigma Delta Pi, Phi Alpha Theta
  • Setting Rural
  • Number of sororities 4
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Baptist Student Union, Sullivan Society, Wesley Foundation
  • Other on-campus organizations 10%
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 7%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Multicultural Alliance and International Club
Transportation
  • Public Transportation to the University No
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Kingsport, TN (75)
  • Distance to nearest train N/A
  • Distance to nearest bus N/A
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 22%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 0%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (99%), special housing for disabled students (1%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 10%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 8
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 42%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 26%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 25%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
Campus Services
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 15
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 4,960
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 0
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks
  • Counseling Services career, personal, academic, older student, psychological
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support
  • Museums N/A
  • Number Of Microforms 64,230
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 60
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network
  • Library Facilities N/A
  • Number Of Subscriptions 3,990
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi No
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number of e-books 9,070
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 0
  • Computer Courses No
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Books in Library 143,265
Student Employment and Career
  • 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 N/A
  • Student Employment Federal
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads N/A
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment N/A
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Rural