University of Virginia-Main Campus - Engineering

University of Virginia-Main Campus
Address1827 University Avenue
LevelFour or more years
Total Engineering Students2747 (Undergraduate), 321 (graduate), 576 (PhD)
PhDs granted(current yr)98
Total Engineering Teachers153
Total Engineering Research Expenditure$75421
Admission Rate (Undergrad)7019 (Applications), 2006 (Offered admissions), 681 (Accepted)
GPA (for Undergrad)99 [percentage of students ranked in top 25% of their high school class]
Admission Rate (Grad)2266 (Applications), 742 (Offered admissions), 269 (Accepted)
Carnegie ClassificationResearch Universities (very high research activity)
Application Fees
Undergrad Application Fees$70
Grad Application Fees$60
Tuition / Fees
Undergrad In-State$20176
Undergrad Out-State$21000
Grad In-State$16000
Grad Out-State$26000
SAT Score**
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ACT Score**
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Engineering Courses/Degrees

Aerospace- Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering
Biomedical/Medical Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Computer Engineering- General
Electrical- Electronics and Communications Engineering
Engineering Physics
Materials Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Systems Engineering

  • 2299 undergraduates; 31% women; 27% underrepresented populations
  • 69/31% In-state/Out-of-state
  • Class of 2014: 3,589 applications; 1,356 offers, 581 accepted
  • SAT mean 1377 - verbal 656, math 721; 91% top 10% of Class
  • 615 graduate students, 80.8% in a Ph.D. program

    We require the GRE scores. The admissions committee strongly urges the CS subject test. If your major is not Computer Science, you might want to also take the subject test in your major area as a supplement to your application.The current nominal scores for successful applicants for admission are 750 for the quantitative part and 550 for the verbal part. The average scores of accepted applicants are generally higher than those scores.

    ECE: There is no strict minimum for the GRE's but a general guideline that we look for is at least 450 Verbal, 650 Quantitative and 4 Analytical.

  • Engineering Resources

    24. Johns Hopkins University
    25. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
    26. University of Virginia-Main Campus
    27. Harvard University
    28. University of Pennsylvania

    GRE Scores and Admissions