Averett University

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University Overview

Founded in 1859, Averett University is a non-profit private multidisciplinary higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Danville (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Virginia. This institution also has a branch campus in Chesapeake. Officially accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Averett University (AU) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 500-999 students) coeducational US higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Baptist religion. Averett University (AU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 161 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. AU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym AU
Founded 1859
Motto Big Dreams Bold Future
Colours Blue and gold

University Location

Address 420 W Main Street
Danville
23320 Virginia
United States
Tel +1 (434) 791 5600
Fax +1 (434) 791 5686
Other locations Chesapeake

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is required
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is considered but not required
- Recommendations are recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are recommended
Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office 420 West Main Street
Danville 24541
(434) 791 4996
800 283 7388

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 500-999
Academic Staff 50-99
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Baptist Christian-Baptist Baptist General Association of Virginia - www.vbmb.org

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Basic Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields
2000 Classification Masters Colleges and Universities I
Size & Setting Four-year, very small, highly residential institution
Enrollment Profile Exclusively undergraduate four-year
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Averett University's Library
Averett University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 92,281 physical volumes, 1,086 physical media, 37,764 digital/electronic medium and 90 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes
Averett University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 617 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Year of first Accreditation

1928


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Open Education Global

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