Averett University

country rank  1337
world rank  4721

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University Overview

Founded in 1859, Averett University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Danville (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Virginia. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Chesapeake. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Averett University (AU) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 500-999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Baptist religion. Averett University (AU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 159 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym AU
Founded 1859
Motto Big Dreams Bold Future
Colours Blue and gold

University Location

Address 420 W Main Street
Danville (population range: 50,000-249,999)
23320 Virginia
United States
T +1 (434) 791 5600
F +1 (434) 791 5686
Other locations Chesapeake

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office 420 West Main Street
Danville 24541
+1 (434) 791 4996
800 283 7388

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 500-999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Baptist Christian-Baptist Baptist General Association of Virginia - www.vbmb.org

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Averett University's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)


  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018