University of Virginia: Admission Statistics 2024

When embarking on the college search process, it’s essential to gather accurate and reliable information about prospective universities. One valuable resource for this purpose is the Common Data Set (CDS) but navigating through a college’s Common Data Set can be a time-consuming task. In this blog post, we have compiled the essential information from University of Virginia’s latest admission statistics to allow you to grasp quickly and save time. 

Understanding the Common Data Set (CDS)

The Common Data Set is a standardized questionnaire that collects essential information about colleges and universities. It covers a wide range of areas, including admission statistics, enrollment figures, student demographics, financial aid, academic programs, and more. The CDS is collaboratively maintained by higher education institutions and is designed to provide accurate and comparable data for prospective students, parents, and researchers. It simplifies the college search process by providing standardized information in a consistent format, allowing for easier comparison and informed decision-making. 

University of Virginia Common Data Set 

Quick facts:

  • Location: Charlottesville
  • State: Virginia
  • Institution: Public
  • Undergraduate Institution: Coeducational
  • Academic year calendar: Semester
  • Total Undergraduate Students Enrolled: 17,496 
  • SAT and ACT Policies: Optional 
  • Student to Faculty Ratio: 14:1

Factors in Admission Decisions


Very Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Class Rank
Application Essay
Academic GPA
Standardized test scores


Very Important
Character/personal qualities
State Residency
Extracurricular Activities
First Generation
Alumni/ae relation
Geographical Residence
Racial/ethnic Status
Volunteer work
Work experience

GPA Breakdown

90.16% of enrolled students have a GPA of 4.0 

7.04% of enrolled students have a GPA between 3.75 and 3.99

1.64% of enrolled students have a GPA between 3.50 and 3.74

0.65% of enrolled students have a GPA between 3.25 and 3.49

0.27% of enrolled students have a GPA between 3.00 and 3.24 ‎‏

‎‏‏‎0.18% of enrolled students have a GPA between 2.50 and 2.99 

0.06% of enrolled students have a GPA between 2.0 and 2.49

Admission Facts

  • Application Closing Date: January 1
  • Deferred Admission: Yes
  • EA/ED: Yes (Early Decision and Early Action)
  • EA/ED Deadline: November 1
  • EA Plan: Not restrictive

Student Life Information

Student Diversity

Total Undergraduates (Both degree-seeking and non-degree seeking, including first-year)

  • 837 International (nonresidents) students
  • 1,240 Hispanic/Latino students
  • 1,259 Black or African American, non-Hispanic students
  • 9,133 White, non-Hispanic students
  • 12 American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic students
  • 3,060 Asian, non-Hispanic students
  • 9 Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic students 
  • 977 students with two or more races, non-Hispanic
  • 969 students with race and/or ethnicity unknown


$75 Application Fee

$17,490 In-state Tuition Fee

$53,836 Out-of-state/International Tuition Fee

$3,496 Required Fees

$13,940 Food and Housing (On campus)

Financial Aid

Total of Need-based Scholarship/Grants Awarded: $149,074,202

Total of Non-need-based Scholarship/Grants Awarded: $35,464,054

The data presented here was collected from the University of Virginia Common Data Set 2022-2023.

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