Southern Virginia University

country rank  1561
world rank  5489

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University Overview

Founded in 1867, Southern Virginia University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the rural setting of the small town of Buena Vista (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), Virginia. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Southern Virginia University (SVU) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 500-999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Southern Virginia University (SVU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 151 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. SVU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Acronym SVU
Founded 1867
Motto Learn that Life is Service
Colours Crimson, white and black

University Location

Address 1 University Hill Drive
Buena Vista (population range: 2,500-9,999)
24416 Virginia
United States
T +1 (540) 261 8400
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Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
Not reported
Int'l student 12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
Not reported

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University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 500-999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 50-99
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018