1: University of Virginia

History | The University Grounds | The University Today | The Electronic University
The Faculty | Student Achievement | Athletics | University and Community Arts | The Honor System
The Libraries | Information Technology and Communication Computer Facilities
Research | Oak Ridge Associated Universities | Accreditation

Student Achievement

The quality of the student body is evident in the awards and honors many of them receive. The University has graduated 41 Rhodes Scholars, the highest number graduated by state universities. The University is attracting some of the very best students in the country through the merit-based Jefferson Scholars Program.

Four years at the University of Virginia prepares students well for becoming adults who are thinking, contributing members of society. Whether they go directly to a job (many do), teach English in Africa for the year, enroll in law or medical school (to which University of Virginia students are accepted at well above the national average), or enter graduate school to pursue the scholarly life as a profession, their undergraduate years at Virginia provide the chance to explore subjects and ideas that will lay the foundation for their future careers and lives.


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