Averett University

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

420 West Main Street

Danville, VA 24541

(434) 791-4996

(800) 283-7388

Fax: (434) 797-2784

Contact: Kathie Tune

Dean of Admissions
Main Address

420 West Main Street

Danville, VA 24541

(434) 791-5600


Total undergrads: 792

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 211

Degree-seeking undergrads: 774

Graduate enrollment: 50


Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 88%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 65%

College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Equestrian/Equine Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Music – General B
Theater Literature/History/Criticism B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B
Ecology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management A,B
Finance/Banking B
Management Science B
Marketing Management B

Communications & Journalism

Journalism B

Computer & Information Sciences

Information Sciences/Systems B


Art Teacher Education B
Biology Teacher Education B
Chemistry Teacher Education B
English Teacher Education B
Health Teacher Education B
Mathematics Education B
Social Studies Teacher Education B
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Athletic Training/Sports Medicine B
Clinical Laboratory Science B
Medical Radiologic Technology B
Premedicine B


History – General B

Law & Legal Studies

Prelaw B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A,B


Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Biological/Physical Sciences B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Science B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Health/Physical Fitness B
Sport/Fitness Administration B
Wellness/sports medicine B

Philosophy & Religion

Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B


Clinical Psychology B
Cognitive Psychology/Psycholinguistics B
Industrial/Organizational Psychology B
Psychobiology/Physiological Psychology B

Security & Protective Services

Criminal justice/aerospace management B
Law Enforcement Administration B

Social Sciences

Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Transportation & Materials Moving

Air Transportation B
Airline – Commercial Pilot/Flight Crew B
Aviation Management B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Averett University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (434) 791-5600
Website: https://www.averett.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online: https://averett.secure.force.com/form?formid=217721
Address: 420 W Main St, Danville, VA 24541
Setting: Town: Distant
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 894
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 40%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 17 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 513 (57% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Associates, Bachelor's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $35,600
Out-of-state Tuition: $35,600
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $22,378

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Averett University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Averett University.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 2
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 4
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 2
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 2
Education 6
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 5
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 2
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 11
Mathematics and Statistics 3
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 2
Natural Resources and Conservation 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 4
Philosophy and Religious Studies 1
Physical Sciences 1
Psychology 4
Social Sciences 2
Transportation and Materials Moving 2
Visual and Performing Arts 4
Grand total 152

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Averett University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $35,600
Out-of-state $35,600
Books and supplies $1,000

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 291 100%
Grant or scholarship aid 291 100% $22,378
Student loan aid 280 96% $7,063

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 937 98% $24,518
Federal student loans 729 76% $6,765

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Averett University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Averett University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 2,713 1,582 1,131
Percent admitted 100% 65% 65%
Percent admitted who enrolled 9% 9% 8%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Averett University Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 894
Undergraduate enrollment 894
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Averett University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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