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.
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.
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.
|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|