For students interested in applying to UVA, application packets should include ACT/SAT scores, Completion of college-preparatory program, Recommendations, and a Secondary school record, but a Secondary school GPA and a Secondary school rank are also recommended. Undergraduates must include a $70 application fee. The university requests that students take more rigorous classes during their high school years, but good grades remain important as well as extracurricular activities and community involvement. SAT Combined scores should be in the 1,320 - 1,510 range and ACT Composite scores in the 30 - 34 range.

Applications for non-binding early decision students are due by November 1st, with decisions made by the end of January. Regular decision applications are due on January 1st with answers at the end of March. All replies can be found online through the school’s portal and accepted students must reply by May 1st if they wish to attend in the fall.

Every year about 41,000 applications are submitted to UVA, with 9,400, or 23, receiving notice of acceptance. About 3,850, a 41% yield, will decide to attend the university the following semester.

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Student ACT Scores

25th %
75th %



Student SAT Scores

25th %
75th %



First-Year Admission Statistics

Application, Acceptance, Enrollment Statistics from the 2020 Admissions Cycle
Applications
40,879
Male 19,118
Female 21,761

 

Acceptance
9,402
Male 4,291
Female 5,107

 

Enrollment Total
3,854
Male 1,689
Female 2,165


Acceptance Rate
23%
Male
22.4%
Female
23.5%

 

Yield
41%
Male
39.4%
Female
42.4%


Application Fees and Other Information

Application Fees

Undergraduate

$70


Graduate

$85



Credit from AP or Pre-college classes

  • Advanced Placement (AP) credits
  • Dual enrollment

    Admission considerations

    Required

    Admission test scores
    Completion of college-preparatory program
    Recommendations
    Secondary school record


    Recommended

    Secondary school GPA
    Secondary school rank

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