UVA Parents

Your Child’s Future Starts Here

A University of Virginia degree is an investment in the future. Consistently ranked among the best public universities in the nation, UVA offers a world-class education and student experience – set within a UNESCO World Heritage site.

As a student at the University, your child will have the close support and mentorship of the highest caliber faculty in their fields. They will be part of a unique student population that governs itself, gaining a lasting sense of responsibility and initiative. And when they graduate, your child will have access to a worldwide network of engaged UVA alumni, nearly a quarter-million strong. Start Here >

By the Numbers

Leadership, Service and Mentorship

Creating Leaders
Creating Leaders
Students at UVA participate in a variety of forms of self-governance—from the Honor Committee, to the Judiciary Committee, to Student Council and beyond.
Dedicated To Service
Dedicated To Service
Volunteering is an enormous part of UVA culture. Each year, students log a collective 100,000+ service hours.
Faculty Involvement
Faculty Involvement
At UVA, faculty members engage with students beyond the classroom, offering frequent and time-honored opportunities for collaboration, discussion and exchange.

Access and Affordability

Ensuring an Excellent Education is Affordable

We were founded as a public university, open to all who have the talent and ability to move society forward. For that reason, we are committed to meeting 100% of demonstrated need for every admitted student. In fact, UVA is one of only two public universities in the nation to offer both a need-blind admission process and a commitment to cover 100% of a student’s demonstrated financial needa commitment that goes back to the reasons we were founded. For more information on affordability and financial aid at UVA, go to Affording UVA.

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