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Averett University

Danville, VA

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Averett University, founded in 1859, is a private school associated with the Baptist General Association of Virginia. The school is located in Danville, Vir., on a 250-acre campus. Combining a liberal arts education with professional education, Averett offers undergraduate degrees in more than two dozen majors. There are satellite campuses for adult learners across Virginia, including locations Abingdon, Martinsville, South Boston, Lynchburg, Roanoke, Charlottesville, Richmond, Quantico, Petersburg, Chesapeake and Newport News.

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Quick Facts

420 W. Main Street
Danville, VA 24541

2013-2014 Tuition

$27,500 Tuition and Fees


892 undergraduate students
52% male / 48% female


July 15 application deadline
57.7% accepted

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School Details

Institutional Control: private
Year Founded: 1859

Programs Offered

associate degree, associate-transfer degree, bachelor's degree, master's degree

Majors Offered

Equestrian/Equine Studies, Information Science/Studies, Curriculum and Instruction, Special Education and Teaching, General, Elementary Education and Teaching, Teacher Education, Multiple Levels, Art Teacher Education, English/Language Arts Teacher Education, Health Teacher Education, Mathematics Teacher Education, Reading Teacher Education, Social Studies Teacher Education, Biology Teacher Education, Chemistry Teacher Education, History Teacher Education, Physics Teacher Education, Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other, English Language and Literature, General, Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Ecology, Mathematics, General, Applied Mathematics, Other, Environmental Science, Biological and Physical Sciences, Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General, Sport and Fitness Administration/Management, Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other, Religion/Religious Studies, Chemistry, General, Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration, Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology, Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General, Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew, Aviation/Airway Management and Operations, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Theatre Literature, History and Criticism, Art/Art Studies, General, Music, General, Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist, Athletic Training/Trainer, Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist, Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies, Business/Commerce, General, Business Administration and Management, General, Accounting, Finance, General, Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General, Management Science, Marketing/Marketing Management, General, History, General, Journalism

General Student Body Information

Total number of undergraduates: 892
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 870
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 16
Percent of male undergraduates: 52%
Percent of female undergraduates: 48%
Percent of international undergraduates: 9%

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health insurance
Remedial learning services offered: reading, math, writing, study skills
Counseling services offered: academic, career, minority student, older student, personal, psychological, religious, veteran student
Campus safety and security services offered: 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols; Late night transport/escort service; 24-hour emergency telephones; Lighted pathways/sidewalks; Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)


Student activities offered: choral groups, dance, drama/theater, literary magazine, musical theater, student government, student newspaper


Intercollegiate non-scholarship sports offered for men: baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, soccer, tennis
Intercollegiate non-scholarship sports offered for women: basketball, cross country, equestrian, soccer, softball, tennis, volleyball

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