One of the premier architecture schools in the nation, the University’s School of Architecture offers degree programs in architectural history, architecture, landscape architecture, and urban and environmental planning as well as a certificate program in historic preservation. The school promotes architectural design of the public realm, focused on innovative aesthetic, sustainable, and socioeconomic themes.
The College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences is the largest of the University’s eleven schools and is the institution’s intellectual core. With this campaign, the College will improve the student experience, expand research capabilities, provide more financial support for faculty and graduate students, strengthen the arts, and increase international opportunities.
The Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy, created in April 2007, prepares students for careers in both domestic and international policy arenas. The school provides students with the substantive knowledge, analytical skills, and ethical foundation needed for public leadership and educates leaders who can help bring about transformational change. more >
The School of Continuing and Professional Studies extends Thomas Jefferson’s vision of outreach and public service by providing options for a diverse community of learners at convenient times and places. With a network of seven academic centers throughout the Commonwealth, the school serves adult students, school districts, federal and local government agencies, and the business community. more >
The Curry School of Education works to advance Thomas Jefferson’s vision for public education as a means to enhance the quality of life for all citizens. The school is committed to discovering innovative educational strategies, creating new knowledge through research, and preparing professionals who can use this knowledge to catalyze change in American public schools. more >
The Darden School of Business consistently ranks in the top fifteen in a field of more than 500 accredited MBA-granting institutions in the U.S. and more than 2,000 globally. The school must function at the level of its best privately funded peer institutions, which requires engagement in teaching, research, and executive education at the highest levels. more >
The mission of the School of Engineering and Applied Science is to achieve international prominence as a student-focused school that educates men and women to be leaders in technology and society and that contributes to the well-being of our citizens through the creation and transfer of knowledge. more >
The School of Law has educated generations of lawyers, instilling in them a commitment to leadership, integrity, and community service. A faculty of nationally acclaimed experts in their fields and outstanding teachers lead the school’s 1,100 students to appreciate the power of law to shape human behavior and to influence political, social, and cultural life. more >
The McIntire School of Commerce aspires to be the best and most innovative undergraduate business program in the world and to offer innovative specialized master’s degree programs. The school promotes four essential characteristics: excellence in key business disciplines and skills; an integrated approach to research and teaching; a strong global orientation; and an institutional commitment to personal development. more >
The School of Medicine enjoys a highly collaborative atmosphere as it works to improve health by building on the pyramid of education, research, patient care, and service to the community. The school continues to be an innovator in offering new treatments, harnessing new technologies to reach out to underserved populations, and restructuring clinics to meet patients’ needs. more >
The School of Nursing stands among the very best nursing schools in the nation. Faculty and staff work together to advance the overarching missions of patient care, education, research, and public service. Research strengths include complementary and alternative therapies, and emerging strengths in geriatrics and oncology. more >
The University of Virginia’s College at Wise was founded to bring higher education to the students in southwest Virginia. U.Va.-Wise has become a worthy extension of Thomas Jefferson’s dream for his Academical Village in Charlottesville—a dream that the talented youth of the Commonwealth would have access to top educational opportunities. more >