Southern Virginia University

One University Hill Drive
Buena Vista, VA 24416
(540) 261-8400

Quick Facts

Enrollment: 794

Type: Private nonprofit 4-year or above

Main Website:

Financial Aid: financial aid link

Annual Costs

Tuition and fees: $14,600.00

Total Cost In-State On-Campus: $26,500.00

Total Cost Out-State On-Campus: $26,500.00

Quick links: Admissions | Test Scoring | Financial Aid | Degrees | Majors | Scholarships

Test Scoring
25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
SAT Critical Reading 458 580
SAT Math 450 583
SAT Writing 410 560
ACT Composite 20 26
ACT English 19 26
ACT Math 17 25
ACT Writing 7 10

*Click here for an explanation of 25th and 75th Percentile scoring.

Financial Aid
Percentage of students receiving any financial aid 100%
Percentage of students receiving Federal Grants 39%
Average Federal Grant $4,223.00
State Aid
Percentage of students receiving state aid 16%
Average state aid $2,553.00
Institutional Aid
Percentage of students receiving institutional aid 100%
Average institutional aid $6,299.00
Student Loans
Percentage of students receiving a student loan 66%
Average student loan $9,908.00
Biology/Biological Sciences
Computer and Information Sciences
Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft
English Language and Literature
Human Development and Family Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Political Science and Government
Spanish Language and Literature
Visual and Performing Arts

Virginia Scholarships

Teaching in Math & Science under VCEPT Grant Scholarship
Annual award for undergraduate student who is a sophomore, junior or senior attending Norfolk State University in Virginia, majoring in Mathematics. Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA. more...
Carmelita K. Williams Scholarship
Scholarship for Virginia State Reading Association (VSRA) and International Reading Association (IRA) members who are graduate students enrolled at an accredited postsecondary institution in Virginia pursuing studies in the field of Reading. Students must have been members of VSRA and IRA for a minimum of two years and be currently employed in a position where reading is part of the instruction focus. Number of awards may vary. A letter of intent and a vitae must be included with application packet. more...
50-50 Plan Scholarship
Scholarship for undergraduate or graduate students enrolled full-time at Bridgewater College. Students must 50 years of age or older. Award amount is for 50% of tuition. Due date and number of awards may vary. more...
Marcus H. Bloodworth '36 Scholarship
Scholarship for undergraduate students attending Randolph-Macon College. Applicants must have financial need. Deadlines and award amounts may vary. more...
DeLaski Scholarship Endowment
Scholarship for full-time undergraduate or graduate students attending George Mason University. Applicants must demonstrate financial need. Preference is given to students majoring in music, dance or theater. Students must file the FAFSA. Due date and number of awards may vary. more...
William & Diane Harris Scholarship
Scholarship for undergraduate students attending James Madison University, who participates in the Honors Program. Due date, number of awards and award amount varies. more...
SODEXHO Company Scholarship
Scholarship for undergraduate students attending Mary Washington University (UMW) full-time. Applicants must have demonstrated academic excellence with a minimum 3.0 GPA and documented community service involvement (preference to COAR volunteers). Number of awards varies. more...
Brock Foundation Endowed Honors Scholarship
Scholarship for juniors or seniors attending Old Dominion University in good standing in the Honors College. Applicants must be willing to volunteer with ACCESS. Number of awards and award amount may vary. more...
Virginia Baptist Pastors Scholarships
Scholarship for incoming freshmen or transfer students accepted to Averett College who are members of a church in the Baptist General Association of Virginia. The student's pastor must nominate the student by submitting a letter of nomination to the Financial Aid Office. One student may be nominated from each church. Due date and number of awards varies. Renewable. more...
Bruce James Barbour Family Scholarship
Scholarship for full-time undergraduate students attending Averett University. Selection based on academic achievement and minimum 2.0 GPA. Preference given to applicants who are active in a church and have financial need. Due date and number of awards may vary. more...

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