University of Virginia

Academic Highlights

  • Undergraduate majors and degrees are offered through 8 separate schools, 5 of which are available to high school students to apply for undergraduate admission. The remaining schools are upper divisional.

  • UVA offers 3 scholars programs for entering first year students; Echols Scholars, College Science Scholars, and Rodman.

  • The College of Arts and Science offers more than 50 majors and minors ranging from Cognitive Science to Archaeology and the Interdisciplinary Major Program.

  • The School of Engineering and Applied Science offers undergraduate degrees in 11 academic programs including Biomedical, Electrical, and Systems Engineering.

  • The School of Architecture offers BA and BS degrees in Architecture, Architectural History, Landscape Architecture and Urban & Environmental Planning.

  • The School of Nursing cultivates compassionate caregivers, agile thinkers, top-notch researchers and creative and astute practitioners in the field of nursing.

  • The School of Education and Human Development offers degrees in education with programs such as Kinesiology, Speech Communication Disorders, or Youth and Social Innovation.

  • McIntire School of Commerce prepares students for careers in business and offers concentrations in Finance, Accounting, Information Technology, Management, and Marketing. McIntire is consistently ranked as one of the top business schools in the country each and every year.

  • The Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy prepares students for careers in domestic and international public policy. Students can enroll in the accelerated BA and Masters in Public Policy Program which allows them to graduate in 5 years.

  • The School of Data Science offers a major or minor in Data Science that prepares students for careers or postgraduate work using data skills.

  • UVA offers preprofessional advising to students interested in pursuing health professions and law.