Southern Virginia University

Men's D3 Coach: Jason Lamb
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1,023 Undergrads / 1,023 Students
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$20,816 Net Price
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98% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    Capital Ath. Conf. (CAC)

  • College Type

    4-year, Private non-profit

  • Campus Type

    Town: Distant

Student Body
  • Male
  • Female
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
15 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
Overall Graduation Rate
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
18% / 31%
Calendar System
Religious Affiliation
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Team Road Trips

Most games are played in Virginia, Maryland, and North Carolina. The team has also traveled to New York and Pennsylvania.

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Where Grads Live
  • Lynchburg Virginia Area
  • Greater Salt Lake City Area
  • Provo Utah Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Pocatello Idaho Area
  • Phoenix Arizona Area
  • Richmond Virginia Area
  • Norfolk Virginia Area
  • Greater Seattle Area
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • Boise Idaho Area
  • Las Vegas Nevada Area
  • Dallas/Fort Worth Area
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • Roanoke Virginia Area
Where Grads Work
  • Brigham Young University
  • The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - Human Resources
  • BYU-Idaho
  • US Army
  • Wells Fargo
  • Brigham Young University Hawaii
  • Vivint
  • United States Marine Corps
  • Verizon Wireless
  • YMCA
  • Utah State University
  • Subway
  • James Madison University
  • Idaho State University
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What Grads Do
  • Sales
  • Operations
  • Education
  • Administrative
  • Media and Communication
  • Arts and Design
  • Marketing
  • Community and Social Services
  • Support
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Healthcare Services
  • Human Resources
  • Information Technology
  • Consulting
  • Finance
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Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Test Scores
Critical Reading
470 - 580
487 - 590
1000 - 1160
18 - 27
17 - 25
19 - 26

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported. Historical writing ranges: 410 - 560 for SAT; 7 - 10 for ACT

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This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Applicants 710 313 397
% Admitted 98% 96% 99%
% Admits That Enroll 43% 49% 39%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.19
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High School Rank
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TOEFL (English proficiency)
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Majors / Programs

Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

Business/Commerce, General (24%)
Business (24%)
Biological & Biomedical Sciences (14%)
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies (13%)
Liberal Arts & Sciences (13%)
English Language and Literature, General (10%)
English Language & Literature (10%)
Biochemistry (8%)
Visual & Performing Arts (8%)
Psychology, General (6%)
Psychology (6%)
Computer & Information Sciences (6%)
Work and Family Studies (6%)
Human Development and Family Studies, General (6%)
Computer and Information Sciences, General (6%)
Biology/Biological Sciences, General (5%)
History (4%)
Athlete graduation rate
Net Price

Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.


Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

Net price for all students (private non-profit and for profit institutions).

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Sticker Price

Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

On Campus
Tuition & Fees$17,280
Books & Supplies$1,500
Cost of Living$7,918
Personal Expenses$3,500
Sticker Price$30,198

Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

Financial Aid

100% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

Receiving Aid %
Avg. Aid Amount
Type of Aid
Grant or Scholarship99%$7,284
Federal Grants41%$4,787
Pell Grants41%$4,647
Other Federal7%$875
State & Local Grants12%$3,042
Institutional Grants98%$5,018
Student Loans62%$8,197
Federal Loans62%$7,422
Other Loans6%$8,617

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All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

Total Amount
Per Student
Financial Assets $1.45 Million $1,418

Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.


Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $21,762.

Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

Total Principal
Monthly Payment
10 Year Repayment $8,500 $231

Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 7.1%

Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 451 students.


Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $36,000

Earnings of former students working by percentile.

Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.


How long until this college investment pays off: 6.94 years.

Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 18% of students graduate on time.

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Campus Safety
On Campus
In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
Criminal Offenses
Murder - -
Negligent Manslaughter - -
Rape 1 1
Fondling 1 -
Incest - -
Statutory Rape - -
Robbery - -
Aggravated Assault - -
Burglary 2 2
Motor Vehicle Theft - -
Arson - -

In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

Carnegie Classifications
Basic ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus
Undergrad InstructionArts & sciences plus professions, no graduate coexistence
Graduate InstructionNot classified (Exclusively Undergraduate)
Enrollment ProfileExclusively undergraduate four-year
Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, inclusive, lower transfer-in
Size and SettingFour-year, very small, highly residential

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