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Averett University

Danville, VA
#25

Regional Colleges South


#9

Regional Colleges South - Veterans


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

2014-2015 Tuition

$29,150 Tuition and Fees

Students

886 undergraduate students
50% male / 50% female

Admission

rolling application deadline
87.9% accepted

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Summary


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, Teacher Education, Multiple Levels, Art Teacher Education, English/Language Arts Teacher Education, Mathematics Teacher Education, Social Studies Teacher Education, Biology Teacher Education, Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other, Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other, English Language and Literature, General, Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Mathematics, General, Applied Mathematics, Other, Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General, Religion/Religious Studies, Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology, Air Transportation, Other, Visual and Performing Arts, General, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Theatre Literature, History and Criticism, Art/Art Studies, General, Music, General, Business Administration and Management, General, History, General, Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other

Minors Offered

Equestrian/Equine Studies, Information Science/Studies, Computer Science, Physical Education Teaching and Coaching, French Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, English Language and Literature, General, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Mathematics, General, Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General, Religion/Religious Studies, Divinity/Ministry, Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology, Women's Studies, Musical Theatre, Art History, Criticism and Conservation, Theatre/Theatre Arts Management, Business Administration and Management, General, Business/Managerial Economics, History, General, Journalism, Organizational Communication, General, Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other

General Student Body Information

Total number of undergraduates: 886
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 858
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 20
Percent of male undergraduates: 50%
Percent of female undergraduates: 50%

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)

Activities

Student activities offered: campus ministries, choral groups, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, literary magazine, musical theater, pep band, student government, student newspaper

Sports

Intercollegiate varsity nonscholarship sports offered for men: baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, soccer, tennis
Intercollegiate varsity nonscholarship sports offered for women: basketball, cross country, equestrian, soccer, softball, tennis, volleyball

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Crime Statistics

Criminal Offences - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 2 0
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 1 1 2
Burglary 4 4 7
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 2 0
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 1 0 2
Burglary 2 3 7
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 N/A N/A
Negligent manslaughter 0 N/A N/A
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 N/A N/A
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 N/A N/A
Robbery 0 N/A N/A
Aggravated assault 0 N/A N/A
Burglary 0 N/A N/A
Motor vehicle theft 0 N/A N/A
Arson 0 N/A N/A
Arrests - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 1 0
Drug law violations 0 0 1
Liquor law violations 0 0 1
Arrests - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 1 0
Drug law violations 0 0 0
Liquor law violations 0 0 0
Arrests - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 N/A N/A
Drug law violations 0 N/A N/A
Liquor law violations 0 N/A N/A

Comments



1On-Campus: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area and used by the institution in direct support of, or in a manner related to, the institution's educational purposes, including residence halls; and (2) Any building or property that is within or reasonably contiguous to paragraph (1) of this definition, that is owned by the institution but controlled by another person, is frequently used by students, and supports institutional purposes (such as a food or other retail vendor).
2On-Campus Student Housing Facility: Any student housing facility that is owned or controlled by the institution, or is located on property that is owned or controlled by the institution, and is within the reasonably contiguous geographic area that makes up the campus is considered an on-campus student housing facility.
3Noncampus Building or Property: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (2) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.