UVA By the Numbers


Enrollment, Fall 2015 (on Grounds)

Undergraduate: 15,669
Graduate and Professional: 6,316
Total on Grounds: 21,985
Rhodes Scholars: 51

Undergraduate Student Profile

  • Students come from 49 states and 124 foreign countries.
  • Virginia residents make up 69 percent of the undergraduate student body.
  • 55 percent of undergraduates are women.
  • Student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1.

Graduation Rates, Entering 2009

  • The six-year graduation rate for students who entered in fall 2009 is 94 percent.
  • The six-year graduation rate for African-American students who entered in fall 2009 is 89 percent, representing one of the highest African-American graduation rates among major public institutions in the United States.

Land and Facilities

  • 3,411 acres of land in Charlottesville and elsewhere
  • 564 buildings or major facilities with a replacement value in excess of $3.6 billion

University Budget, 2016-2017

University (all divisions): $3.2 billion
Academic Division: $1.64 billion
Medical Center: $1.52 billion
UVA's College at Wise: $43.7 million

For the 2016-17 budget year, state appropriations will provide approximately 9.3 percent of the Academic Division's operating budget and 5.3 percent of the total University budget.

Bond Ratings

In 2016, Moody's, Fitch, and Standard & Poor's all re-affirmed the University's AAA bond rating, citing UVA's strong financial profile, premier reputation and stable demand, low debt burden, solid liquidity, and solid fundraising. UVA is one of only a few select universities to receive the highest possible bond ratings from the major bond-rating agencies.

Academical Village

Key Dates

1817: Laying of cornerstone, Pavilion VII
1819: University’s official founding
1826: Rotunda completed
1895: Fire guts Rotunda
1898: Restoration by Stanford White
1976: Rotunda Restoration

Pavilions: 10
Lawn rooms: 54
Range rooms: 53
Budget for 2014-2016 Rotunda restoration: $42.5 million
Source of funds: Donations and state appropriations (no tuition dollars)