The University of Virginia's College at Wise

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$5,527
0% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$10,432
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
13%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
59.4%
951 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
1,978
55.9% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
48.2%
177 Graduates

About

The University of Virginia's College at Wise is a higher education institution located in Wise County, VA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at The University of Virginia's College at Wise were General Social Sciences (65 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Sciences (51 degrees), and General Business (48 degrees).

In 2019, 266 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at The University of Virginia's College at Wise. 48.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 51.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (215 degrees), 8.96 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (24 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at The University of Virginia's College at Wise is $5,527, which is $−21,753 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at The University of Virginia's College at Wise is $5,527, which is $−21,753 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $10,432.

In 2019, 56% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 31% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$5,527
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at The University of Virginia's College at Wise was $5,527. The cost of tuition at The University of Virginia's College at Wise is $−21,753 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

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Average Net Price

$10,432
2019 Value
5.65%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 The University of Virginia's College at Wise had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $10,432. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of The University of Virginia's College at Wise grew by 5.65%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,167
Room and Board
$1,600
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at The University of Virginia's College at Wise was of $9,167 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,600. The cost of room and board increased by 1.21% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

56%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
31%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

56% of undergraduate students at The University of Virginia's College at Wise received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a decline of 1.75% with respect to 2018, when 57% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
13%
2017 Default Rate
58
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at The University of Virginia's College at Wise was 13%, which represents 58 out of the 446 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

The University of Virginia's College at Wise received 951 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 14.9% annual growth. Out of those 951 applicants, 565 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 59.4% acceptance rate.

There were 1,978 students enrolled at The University of Virginia's College at Wise in 2019, and 78% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

The University of Virginia's College at Wise has an overall enrollment yield of 49.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

59.4%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
565
Accepted Out of 951

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of The University of Virginia's College at Wise was 59.4% (565 admissions from 951 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 77.4%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants grew by 14.9%, while admissions declined by −11.9%.

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SAT Scores

78%
Submission Percentage
221
Scores Submitted

78% of enrolled first-time students at The University of Virginia's College at Wise in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

The University of Virginia's College at Wise has a total enrollment of 1,978 students. The full-time enrollment at The University of Virginia's College at Wise is 1,106 students and the part-time enrollment is 872. This means that 55.9% of students enrolled at The University of Virginia's College at Wise are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at The University of Virginia's College at Wise, both undergraduate and graduate, is 71% White, 11.9% Black or African American, 2.28% Hispanic or Latino, 1.42% Asian, 0.354% Two or More Races, 0.303% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at The University of Virginia's College at Wise in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (43.8%), followed by White Male (35.4%) and Black or African American Male (7.05%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

55.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at The University of Virginia's College at Wise, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,978 students. The full-time enrollment at The University of Virginia's College at Wise is 1,106 and the part-time enrollment is 872. This means that 55.9% of students enrolled at The University of Virginia's College at Wise are enrolled full-time compared with 81.1% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

67%
2019 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at The University of Virginia's College at Wise was 67%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), The University of Virginia's College at Wise had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,405
  2. Black or African American
    235
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    45

The enrolled student population at The University of Virginia's College at Wise is 71% White, 11.9% Black or African American, 2.28% Hispanic or Latino, 1.42% Asian, 0.354% Two or More Races, 0.303% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 55% White, 14% Black or African American, and 13.1% Hispanic or Latino.

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Graduates

In 2019, 6 fewer women than men received degrees from The University of Virginia's College at Wise. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at The University of Virginia's College at Wise is white (215 degrees awarded). There were 8.96 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (24 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at The University of Virginia's College at Wise is General Social Sciences (65 degrees awarded), followed by Liberal Arts & Sciences (51 degrees) and General Business (48 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at The University of Virginia's College at Wise, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are History (16 degrees awarded), English (21 degrees), and Social Sciences (65 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at The University of Virginia's College at Wise are Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (462,664 people), Other managers (359,439 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (269,678 people), Postsecondary teachers (237,758 people), and Secondary school teachers (217,557 people).

The most specialized majors at The University of Virginia's College at Wise are History (16 degrees awarded), English (21 degrees), Social Sciences (65 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (26 degrees), and Math & Statistics (5 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at The University of Virginia's College at Wise are Surgeons, Other financial specialists, Agents & business managers of artists, performers, & athletes, Physicians, and Architectural & engineering managers

The most specialized majors at The University of Virginia's College at Wise are History (16 degrees awarded), English (21 degrees), Social Sciences (65 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (26 degrees), and Math & Statistics (5 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at The University of Virginia's College at Wise are Elementary & secondary schools (724,393 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (494,309 people), Legal services (367,638 people), Computer Systems Design (303,087 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (243,047 people).

The most specialized majors at The University of Virginia's College at Wise are History (16 degrees awarded), English (21 degrees), Social Sciences (65 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (26 degrees), and Math & Statistics (5 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by The University of Virginia's College at Wise.
Most Common
  1. 65 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 51 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 48 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at The University of Virginia's College at Wise was General Social Sciences with 65 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

136
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
130
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 136 degrees were awarded to men at The University of Virginia's College at Wise, which is 1.05 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (130).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 38 degrees were awarded to men at The University of Virginia's College at Wise in General Social Sciences, which is 1.41 times more than the 27 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 37 degrees were awarded to women at The University of Virginia's College at Wise in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 2.64 times more than the 14 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

23%
100% Completion Time
46%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 23% of students graduating from The University of Virginia's College at Wise completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 46% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 47% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Baccalaureate Colleges Carnegie Classification group.

Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Two or More Races Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at The University of Virginia's College at Wise is Male and Two or More Races (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 6.78% of graduates (12 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    215 degrees awarded
  2. Unknown
    24 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    22 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at The University of Virginia's College at Wise is white (215 degrees awarded). There were 8.96 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (24 degrees).

9.02% of degree recipients (24 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    110 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    105 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    19 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at The University of Virginia's College at Wise is white female (110 degrees awarded). There were 1.05 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (105 degrees).

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Operations

The University of Virginia's College at Wise has an endowment valued at nearly $104M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $4.34M (4.16%), compared to the 3.99% average return ($1.62M on $40.7M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2019, The University of Virginia's College at Wise had a total salary expenditure of $52M. The University of Virginia's College at Wise employs 28 Professors, 26 Instructors, and 25 Assistant professors. Most academics at The University of Virginia's College at Wise are Female Instructors (18), Male Professors(18), and Male Associate professors (15).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at The University of Virginia's College at Wise are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 47 employees, Management, with 46 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 39 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$104M
2019 Endowment
7.42%
growth from 2018

The University of Virginia's College at Wise has an endowment valued at about $104M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of The University of Virginia's College at Wise grew 7.42% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $63.6M higher than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $951k - Federal
  2. $466k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, The University of Virginia's College at Wise received $951k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $466k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$20.3M
2019 Salaries
4.13%
growth from 2018

In 2019, The University of Virginia's College at Wise paid a median of $20.3M in salaries, which represents 39% of their overall expenditure ($52M) and a 4.13% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.77% growth from 2017 and a 1.96% decline from 2016.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.5M (41% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$7.34M
Instructional Salaries
103
Number of Employees

In 2019, The University of Virginia's College at Wise paid a total of $7.34M to 103 employees working as instructors, which represents 36.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.89M (31.6%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
28 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
47 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at The University of Virginia's College at Wise were Professor with 28 employees; Instructor with 26 employees; and Instructor with 25 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at The University of Virginia's College at Wise were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 47 employees; Management with 46 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 39 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Professor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at The University of Virginia's College at Wise was Female Instructor with 18 employees, Male Professor with 18 employees, and Male Associate professor with 15 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at The University of Virginia's College at Wise.

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