Southern Virginia University

Address:
One University Hill Drive, Buena Vista, VA 24416
Phone:
540-261-8400
Website:
http://www.svu.edu
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About Southern Virginia University

Southern Virginia University is classified as a baccalaureate college with an arts and sciences focus. At least 10 percent of all undergraduate degrees awarded are bachelor’s degrees. This small four-year college has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 1,000 degree-seeking students. At least 80% of students are enrolled full time, and over half of these students reside on campus. This institution awards 60-79% of its bachelor’s degrees within the arts and sciences fields. No graduate degrees are awarded in fields available to undergraduate majors. According to data for fall enrollment, this institution has a low transfer rate, and at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Fewer than 20% of entering students are undergrad transfer students. Enrollment data shows that only undergraduates are enrolled at this four-year bachelor’s degree granting institution.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate641
 Graduate0
 Total641
GenderFemale53%
 Male47%
Student Age% Under 2589%
 % 25 and Over10%
 % Age Unknown1%
Attendance Type% Full-time96%
 % Part-time4%
Race/Ethnicity% White84.7%
 % Black5.6%
 % Asian2.5%
 % Latino3.1%
 % Native American0.5%
 % Race Unknown1.6%
 % International student2%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePrivate
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyPerforming Arts
Art Degrees OfferedBachelors Degree
Distance Learning Available
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionYes
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptNot applicable
 High School RankingNot applicable
 College Prep CoursesNot applicable
 Letter of RecommendationNot applicable
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNot applicable
 Admissions ExaminationNot applicable
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Not applicable
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT0%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT0%

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$35
 In-State Tuition & Fees$17,800
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$17,800
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid99%
 % Undergraduates with Loans57%
 % Undergraduates with Grants99%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$900
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$6,050
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,300
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$0
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$0

Neighborhood Data for the Buena Vista Area

Median Age38.3
Median Household Income$35,426
Total Population6,647
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total47.2% 52.8%
 Age 0-956.8%43.2%
 Age 10-1734.8%65.2%
 Age 18-2452.9%47.1%
 Age 25-2936.6%63.4%
 Age 30-3941.4%58.6%
 40+48.7%51.3%
Race/Ethnicity% White90.5%
 % Black7.4%
 % Asian0.0%
 % Latino0.2%
 % Native American0.1%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.0%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals per week can vary
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$6,050
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$484
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