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    University of Virginia 2021 Admissions: Acceptance Rate, Requirements, Deadlines, Application Process

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    University of Virginia admissions are highly selective, with an acceptance rate of just 24% in the Fall of 2019. A total of 40,839 applicants applied for admissions this semester, out of which, 9,801 students were offered admission. Currently, 25,012 (17,010 undergraduate) students are enrolled in the university. Programs offered by the University of Virginia include undergraduate and graduate degrees offered through 13 Colleges

    • The University of Virginia has made the SAT/ACT score optional due to COVID 19, and will not require submission of SAT or ACT scores from students applying for undergraduate admission during the Spring 2021 and Fall 2021.
    • University of Virginia has one of the highest graduation rates (94%) among public universities in the US.
    •  90% of the admitted students were among the top 10% of their class.
    • No financial aid is available for international applicants.
    • The median annual salary of a UOV graduate is 60,000 USD

    Highlights

    Application Portal UG: Common Application
    PG: Respective Course page
    Application Fee UG: 70 USD
    PG: 85 USD
    University of Virginia Acceptance Rate 27.3%
    Mode of Payment Credit card/e-check
    University of Virginia SAT Requirements 1365
    University of Virginia ACT Requirements 31
    Out of state tuition (2019-2020) 49,970 USD
    Academic Calendar Semester based
    Intake Seasons Fall, Spring & Summer
    Interview Requirements Depends on course requirements
    Work Experience Required for some
    Financial Aid Not Available for International Students

    University of Virginia Admission Deadlines

    Early Decision applicants can expect decisions by the middle of December. Early Action applications can expect decisions to be posted by the middle of February. Regular Decision applicants can expect decisions by the end of March.

    Early Decision and Early Action Regular Decision Spring Transfer Fall Transfer
    Application and Fee November 1 January 1 October 1
    Standardized Test Scores (Optional) November 1 January 1 October 1
    Secondary School Forms and Transcript. November 1 January 1 October 1
    Fee Waiver Supporting documents November 1 January 1 October 1

    University of Virginia International Student Admission

    There are certain requirements that are meant specifically for international students, however, they must note that the academic requirements remain the same as the domestic students.

    University of Virginia Application Portal

    There is no separate application portal for international students; the applications for undergraduate programs can be made via Common Application, whereas applications for graduate courses can be made at the corresponding program page.
     

    University of Virginia English Language Requirements

    Non-native English speakers are required to submit IELTS/TOEFL scores to demonstrate proficiency in English. Virginia strongly encourages the students to contact InitialView to assess their scores within the dates given below:

    • Early Action: December 15
    • Regular Decision: February 15

    University of Virginia Financial Evidence

    The University does not provide any type of financial aid to international students. Therefore, it is essential for the students to show proof of finance demonstrating the availability of sufficient funds to support their education and living expenses.

    University of Virginia Visa Requirement

    International students (except Canadian students) need to have a valid visa stamp under any non-immigrant status, i.e., an F-1 or J-1 student visa. The applicant must provide the required financial proof and request for a COE. Once issued their visa documents(I-20) the applicant can proceed to visit the nearest US Consulate/Embassy and schedule their visa interview.

    University of Virginia Undergraduate Admissions

    The most popular majors at the University of Virginia include Economics, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Engineering Technologies, and Engineering-Related fields; Biology, Education; Health Professions, and Psychology. 

    Application Portal: Common App

    Application Fee: 85 USD

    Admission Requirements: Applicants must fulfill the following requirements to be eligible for University of Virginia admissions:

    • Completed Application
    • Official High School Transcripts
      • Must be accompanied by English translations if not in English.
    • ACT or SAT Scores (Optional)
    • Personal Essay 
    • Two Letters of Recommendations 
    • College Preparatory Curriculum
    • International applicants must submit English Proficiency Test Scores (TOEFL, IELTS, Duolingo).
    • Bank Statements
    • Verification/Affidavit of Sponsor’s Financial Support Form
    ACT Scores
    Average ACT Score 31
    25th Percentile ACT Score 29
    75th Percentile ACT Score 33
    SAT Scores
    Average Score 1365 (Math: 683; Reading: 682)
    25th Percentile SAT Score 1290 (Math: 640; Reading: 650)
    75th Percentile SAT Score 1470 (Math: 740; Reading: 730)

    Supporting Documents: UOV requires the students to submit two letters of recommendation; one from a school counselor and one from a teacher of a core academic subject.

    Please note that Virginia doesn't accept resumes, research abstracts or writing portfolios submitted by applicants.

    University of Virginia Graduate Admissions

    The University of Virginia offers a plethora of top-ranked graduate courses across 10 academic schools. The admission requirements vary from school to school. The admission prerequisites for some of the popular courses offered by the University of Virginia are tabulated below:

    University of Virginia MBA Admission

    Application Deadline Early Action: September
    Round 1: October 4
    Round 2: January 6
    Round 3: April 6
    Rolling admissions till July 15
    Application Portal Darden School of Business Application Portal
    Application Fee 250 USD
    Academic Requirements Academic transcripts and GRE/GMAT Test Scores
    Supporting Documents Two letters of recommendation, resume/CV, essay
    Additional Requirements for International Students IELTS/TOEFL scores
    Course Fee 67,500 USD (Domestic)
    70,700 USD (International)

    University of Virginia LLM Admissions

    Application Deadline February 1
    Application Portal LSAC
    Application Fee 80 USD
    Academic Requirements Official academic transcripts, school-certified proof of degree & official statement of class rank
    Supporting Documents Two letters of recommendation
    Additional Requirements for International Students IELTS/TOEFL score
    Course Fee 63,200 USD (Domestic)
    66,200 USD (International)

    University of Virginia MS in Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering Admissions

    Application Deadline Students seeking financial aid
    Fall: January 15, Spring: October 1
    Students not requiring financial aid-
    Domestic students:Fall: August 1, Spring: October 1
    International students:Fall: April 1, Spring: October 1
    Application Portal Graduate programs home page of the School of Engineering and Applied Science
    Application Fee 85 USD
    Academic Requirements College transcripts and GRE General test scores
    Supporting Documents Three letters of recommendation, CV, Personal statement
    Additional Requirements for International Students TOEFL/IELTS score
    Stipend 25,000 USD/year

    University of Virginia MS in Civil and Environmental Engineering Admissions

    Application Deadline Students seeking financial aid-
    Fall: January 1, Spring: October 1
    Students not requiring financial aid-
    Domestic students: Fall: August 1, Spring: December 1
    International students: Fall: April 1, Spring: October 1
    Application Portal Graduate programs home page of the School of Engineering and Applied Science
    Application Fee 85 USD
    Academic Requirements College transcripts and GRE General test scores
    Supporting Documents Three letters of recommendation, CV, Personal statement
    Additional Requirements for International Students TOEFL/IELTS score

    University of Virginia MS in Computer Science Admissions

    Application Deadline Students seeking financial aid
    Fall: December 15
    Students not requiring financial aid-
    Fall: April 1
    Application Portal Graduate programs home page of the School of Engineering and Applied Science
    Application Fee 85 USD
    Academic Requirements College transcripts and GRE General test scores
    Supporting Documents Three letters of recommendation, CV, Personal statement
    Additional Requirements for International Students TOEFL/IELTS score

    University of Virginia MS in Data Science Admissions

    Application Deadline January 9
    Application Portal UVA Data Science home page
    Application Fee 85 USD
    Academic Requirements Academic transcripts and GRE/GMAT/MCAT scores
    Supporting Documents Statement of purpose, letters of recommendation, resume/CV
    Additional Requirements for International Students 90 iBT/7.0 IELTS
    Course Fee 12,088 USD (Domestic)
    19,568 USD (International)

    University of Virginia MS in Business Analytics Admissions

    Application Deadline Fall: June 1
    Application Portal Course page
    Application Fee 75 USD
    Academic Requirements Unofficial academic transcripts and GRE/GMAT score
    Supporting Documents Essay, 2 letters of recommendation, interview, core data about yourself
    Additional Requirements for International Students 250 TOEFL/100 iBT/7.5 IELTS
    Course Fee 61,438 (Domestic and International)

    University of Virginia PhD in Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics Admissions

    Application Deadline Fall: December 1
    Application Portal Biomedical Sciences Graduate Consortium
    Application Fee 85 USD
    Academic Requirements Unofficial academic transcripts; GRE score is not required
    Supporting Documents three letters of recommendation, personal statement
    Additional Requirements for International Students 90 iBT/600 paper-based TOEFL/IELTS 7.0

    University of Virginia PhD in Cell & Developmental Biology Admissions

    Application Deadline Fall: December 1
    Application Portal Biomedical Sciences Graduate Consortium
    Application Fee 85 USD
    Academic Requirements Unofficial academic transcripts; GRE score is not required
    Supporting Documents three letters of recommendation, personal statement
    Additional Requirements for International Students 90 iBT/600 paper-based TOEFL/IELTS 7.0

    Please note that you are not required to submit any resume, research abstract or writing portfolio during the application process. International students are not provided any financial help at University of Virginia. However, they may consider external sources for financial help and loans available in the US.

    It is important for applicants to focus primarily on their academic grades, standardized test scores, and essay while submitting their application. The essay should highlight your key strengths in order to enhance your success of admission.

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