Southern Virginia University (SVU)
Southern Virginia University can be found in Buena Vista, VA, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. The smaller size of enrollment, which is about 850 students, provides smaller class sizes for enrolled students.
The majority of students getting into SVU earned an SAT score within the range of 1358 - 1683, or got accepted with an ACT composite score in the range of 17 - 26. We were able to estimate the SVU average GPA (3.06 - 3.33) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. You can get more information from the admissions office website at svu.edu.
Overall SVU Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013
The overall acceptance rate for Southern Virginia University was reported as 99.9% in Fall 2013 with over 763 applications submitted to SVU. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.
Accepted Applicants Profile
- SVU SAT Scores: 1358 - 1683
- SVU ACT Scores: 17 - 26
- SVU Average GPA: 3.06 - 3.33
How Hard Is It to Get into Southern Virginia University?
Applicant Selectivity: Medium
The applicant selectivity of Southern Virginia University is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.
How Does SVU Compare?
Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details
General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions
- High School GPA Scores are Required
- High School Class Rankings are Recommended
- School Records are Required
- College Prep Classes are Recommended
- Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
- TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required
Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)
Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to SVU (Fall 2013)
|SAT® Section||Score Range|
|Critical Reading||460 - 570|
|Math||458 - 560|
|Writing||440 - 553|
|Total Score||1358 - 1683|
|English||19 - 26|
|Math||18 - 25|
|Composite Score||17 - 26|