Facts & Figures
A Leader From Day One

The University of Virginia is distinctive among public institutions of higher education. Founded by Thomas Jefferson in 1819, the University continues in its mission to develop tomorrow’s leaders who are well prepared to help shape the future of the nation and the world. The University is highly selective, accepting only the best students and those who show the exceptional promise Jefferson envisioned.

The University of Virginia is made up of eleven schools in Charlottesville plus the College at Wise in Southwest Virginia. Not including the College at Wise, the University employs nearly 30,000 people, including approximately 16,000 faculty and staff and approximately 12,000 Health System employees.

For 2018, the University was ranked the No. 3 best public university by U.S. News & World Report. In the 19 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, UVA has ranked in the top three and continues to rank in the Top 30 among the best of all national universities, public and private.

Rankings

#3
Best Public National University
2018 U.S. News & World Report

#25
Best National University
2018 U.S. News & World Report

#2
Best Value Public University
2018 U.S. News & World Report

#3
Best Public College Value
2018 Kiplinger's Personal Finance

#7
Best Public College
2018 Money Magazine

Distinguished Professional Graduate programs

#9
Best Law School
2019 U.S. News & World Report

#1
Education Experience, Darden School of Business
The Economist

Nationally Renowned Health System

The University of Virginia Health System is a renowned academic medical center committed to providing outstanding patient care, educating tomorrow's health care leaders and discovering new and better ways to treat diseases. The University's Medical Center and its physicians continue to be recognized for their excellence in patient care, education and research.

29,046
Inpatient Admissions
Patient Volume 2017

883,251
Outpatient Visits
Patient Volume 2017

62,759
Emergency Visits
Patient Volume 2017

Nationally Ranked or High-Performing Hospital Specialties

(U.S. News & World Report "Best Hospitals" 2017-18):

Cancer

Ear, Nose & Throat

Orthopedics

Urology

Diabetes & Endocrinology

Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Gastroenterology & GI Surgery

Nephrology

Neurology & Neurosurgery

Pulmonology

Nationally Ranked Children's Hospital Specialties

(U.S. News & World Report "Best Children's Hospitals" 2017-18):

Neonatology

Diabetes & Endocrinology

Orthopedics

Cardiology & Heart Surgery

College at Wise

1954
Founded

Donna Price Henry
Chancellor

2,021
Student Population

102
Full-Time Teaching Faculty

Athletics

Carla Williams
Director of Athletics

NCAA Division:
Division 1 (Football Bowl Subdivision)

Conference:
Atlantic Coast Conference

Colors:
Orange and Blue

27
Varsity Athletic Teams
13 Men's & 14 Women's

Mascot:
Cavalier (Cavman)

2016-17 Budget

$8.2
Billion Net Financial Position

$2.7
Billion Operating Revenue

$163
Million Philanthropic Support

$169
Million State Support

 
20.5% Tuition & Fees
 
58.2% Patient Services
 
10.0% Federal and State Grants & Contracts
 
11.3% Other Operating Revenues
Students

16,034
Undergraduate Students (On Grounds)

6,771
Graduate & Professional Students (On Grounds)

89.4%
Admitted from the Top 10% of their High School Graduating Class

89%
4-Year Graduation Rate (Class of 2013)

94.6%
6-Year Graduation Rate (Class of 2011)

Academic Faculty and Staff

16,788
Total Faculty and Staff

3,014
Full-Time Faculty

11,122
Full-Time Staff

Estimated Tuition

$13,682
2018-19 1st‑Year Students, In‑State, College of Arts & Sciences

$44,724
2018-19 1st‑Year Students, Out‑of‑State, College of Arts & Sciences

Board of Visitors

17
Members plus a non-voting faculty member and a non-voting student.

Frank M.
Conner III

Rector

James B.
Murray Jr.

Vice Rector

Robert M. Blue
Mark T. Bowles
L.D. Britt, MD, MPH
Whittington W. Clement
Elizabeth M. Cranwell
Thomas A. DePasquale
Barbara J. Fried
John A. Griffin
Robert D. Hardie
Maurice A. Jones
Babur B. Lateef, M.D.
John G. Macfarlane III
Tammy S. Murphy
James V. Reyes
Jeffrey C. Walker
Margaret "Mimi" F. Riley
Bryanna F. Miller