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The University of Virginia

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Your Combined ACT:
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SAT Math + Verbal:
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Your Chances at VIRGINIA
(on ACT score alone)
Your Chances at VIRGINIA
(on SAT score alone)
Men
Women
# Applicants
13,632
15,352
# Admitted
3,908
4,783
% Admitted
28.7%
31.2%
% Overall
30.0%

Students who got into VIRGINIA:

Tips mention: Interview (1), ACT/SAT (22), Grades (34), Sports/Extracurriculars (14), College Essay (26)
It's hard to get inJul 20 2012Unknown
It's hard to get in. You need good grades and high SAT scores. Putting all the effort to get in is worth it! Great college, worth every penny!
Male
To get into UVA, you need over a 4Apr 05 2012Biology
To get into UVA, you need over a 4.0 (weighted), a decent SAT, lots of extra-curricular activities, etc. Everything on your application needs to be relatively spotless, with a few mishaps (I got in with 2 Cs throughout high school but mostly As otherwise in many challenging classes and TONS of extracurriculars).
ACT: 27 SAT: 1990 Female
GPA should be stellar, close to perfectJun 23 2011Economics
GPA should be stellar, close to perfect. Top 10% class rank is requisite. UVa puts more emphasis on GPA than test scores which should be reasonably high (2050+ for in-state, 2150+ for out of state) but not astronomically so. Leadership, recommendations, essays, and accomplishments all seem to count equally. A strong articulated interest in UVa may else help a prospective student.
SAT: 2150 Male
Admission is very difficult for out-of-state prospective students, likeNov 16 2010Philosophy
Admission is very difficult for out-of-state prospective students, like I was. The school tries to take a holistic approach, but given its size compared to other elite institutions, admissions ultimately comes down to numbers. Lots of AP classes help, I took 10, and shoot for a 2000 sat or 32/33 act. In state admission is much easier, although not a given, especially if you're from northern Virginia, because so many northern Virginians apply.
ACT: 32 SAT: 1990 Male
No easy feat to get in spend time onJul 25 2010Language - French/Spanish/etc.
No easy feat to get in; spend time on the essays and recommendations. Those are what got me in.
ACT: 29 SAT: 2000 Female
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