Consumer Information

In accordance with section 23.1-409 of the Code of Virginia, entitled “Transparency in higher education information,” the University of Virginia makes the following data available to the public. For additional information about these data, please contact the Office of University Communications at (434) 924-1400. For other required consumer information disclosures, please visit Student Financial Services' Consumer Information Page.

Undergraduate Tuition*

The University has been ranked in the top 4 best value public institutions by Princeton Review, Kiplingers, and Money Magazine in their most recent rankings. UVA has also been recently Ranked #1 in USA Today's "Best Deals for In-State Students."

Acad. YearIn-State% ChangeOut-of-State% Change
2008-09$7,121 $27,203 
2009-10$7,4965.3%$29,0546.8%
2010-11$8,35611.5%$30,6305.4%
2011-12$9,24010.6%$33,5629.6%
2012-13$9,6224.1%$34,9524.1%
2013-14$10,0164.1%$36,7205.1%
2014-15$10,4844.7%$38,9886.2%
2015-16$11,89213.4%$40,5063.9%
2016-17$13,0609.8%$41,7223.0%
2017-18$13,3482.2%$43,1943.5%
2018-19$13,6822.5%$44,7243.5%

*Represents tuition and fees for first-year students entering the College. Tuition and fees may differ for other schools.

6-Year Graduation Rates

UVA has the highest 6-year graduation rate of all public 4-year institutions in the nation.

Entering ClassAll 1st-Year StudentsPell RecipientsStudents w/ Need
but not Pell Recipients
Fall 200292.9%83.7%92.4%
Fall 200393.0%88.2%90.7%
Fall 200492.7%83.4%89.2%
Fall 200593.8%90.9%93.1%
Fall 200693.3%87.0%89.7%
Fall 200793.0%84.2%90.4%
Fall 200894.1%90.2%91.2%
Fall 200993.3%86.9%93.1%
Fall 201094.1%92.6%92.6%
Fall 201194.6%90.9%93.4%
10-Yr. Avg.93.5%87.8%91.6%

Undergraduate Total Fees

Total Fees include charges for Technology, Classroom Renewal, Academic Credentialing, Arts, Athletics, Transit Service, and Student Programming, and are comparable to similar fees charged by other public institutions in the Commonwealth.

Acad. YearIn-State% ChangeOut-of-State% Change
2008-09$2,132 $2,350 
2009-10$2,1320.0%$2,5749.5%
2010-11$2,2284.5%$2,90012.7%
2011-12$2,2922.9%$2,9642.2%
2012-13$2,3402.1%$3,0222.0%
2013-14$2,3922.2%$3,0741.7%
2014-15$2,4643.0%$3,1462.3%
2015-16$2,5262.5%$3,2082.0%
2016-17$2,6043.1%$3,2862.4%
2017-18$2,6702.5%$3,3522.0%
2018-19$2,7804.1%$3,4623.3%

 

1-Year Retention Rates

According to US News and World Report, UVA is tied for the highest 1-year retention rate among the public institutions in their National Universities category.

Entering ClassAll 1st-Year StudentsPell RecipientsStudents w/ Need
but not Pell Recipients
Fall 200797.3%96.5%96.2%
Fall 200897.1 %96.6%95.9%
Fall 200996.2%93.3%95.5%
Fall 201097.2%96.9%96.0%
Fall 201197.5%96.8%97.5%
Fall 201297.0%97.0%97.0%
Fall 201397.3%97.2%96.9%
Fall 201496.9%96.8%96.6%
Fall 201596.4%95.9%96.2%
Fall 201696.5%95.7%95.7%
10-Yr. Avg.96.9%96.3%96.4%

Indebtedness of Bachelor’s Degree Recipients, 2015-2016

The University of Virginia is unique amongst public universities in its commitment to meeting 100% of demonstrated need for all undergraduate students. The average debt incurred by UVA bachelor’s degree recipients in 2015-2016 was significantly below the national average of $35,000 for both in-state and out-of-state students for this same time period.

In-State StudentsOut-of-State Students
Need-Based LoansAll LoansNeed-Based LoansAll Loans
% of Graduates with LoansAverage Debt% of Graduates with LoansAverage Debt% of Graduates with LoansAverage Debt% of Graduates with LoansAverage Debt
29%$11,75937%$22,68826%$15,81631%$28,669
In-State Students
Need-Based LoansAll Loans
% of Graduates with LoansAverage Debt% of Graduates with LoansAverage Debt
29%$11,75838%$22,311
Out-of-State Students
Need-Based LoansAll Loans
% of Graduates with LoansAverage Debt% of Graduates with LoansAverage Debt
28%$15,22432%$24,488

State Education & General Appropriations

The data below are reported in 2017 constant dollars.

Academic Year$ Millions% Change
2006-2007$168.1 
2007-2008$161.5-4.0%
2008-2009$155.8-3.5%
2009-2010$136.3-12.5%
2010-2011$132.6-2.7%
2011-2012$117.5-11.4%
2012-2013$121.23.2%
2013-2014$123.21.7%
2014-2015$119.4-3.1%
2015-2016$121.61.9%
2016-2017$129.06.2%

Federal Loan Default Rate

The federal loan default rate for the University of Virginia is significantly below the national average of 11.8%

Default Rate after 3 years
201020112012
2.9%1.7%1.7%

State Education & General Appropriations per Annual FTE In-State Student

The data below are not in constant dollars.

Academic Year$ Millions% Change
2006-2007$10,244 
2007-2008$10,102-1.4%
2008-2009$9,862-2.4%
2009-2010$8,897-9.8%
2010-2011$8,781-1.3%
2011-2012$8,000-8.9%
2012-2013$8,5036.3%
2013-2014$8,8414.0%
2014-2015$8,534-3.5%
2015-2016$8,6341.2%
2016-2017$9,2146.7%

Additional Data & Links

Additional data and links to more information about the data provided in this report are included below.

Prospective students may find the information resources of the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) of use in planning for college and careers. SCHEV has created an institutional profile for each Virginia public college and university, and for each independent college or university participating in the Virginia Tuition Assistance Grant Program. The University of Virginia's profile may be viewed on the SCHEV website. (The University cautions that the wage data provided by SCHEV only includes those alumni employed or attending graduate school in the Commonwealth of Virginia. It does not include a sizable population of University alumni employed or attending graduate school outside the Commonwealth of Virginia.)