Averett University

420 W Main St, Danville, United States
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Overview of Averett University

About this school

Averett is a church-affiliated university. Founded in 1859 as the Union Female College, it adopted coeducation and began offering bachelor's degrees in 1969. Its 25-acre campus is located in Danville, 45 miles from Greensboro, N.C.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:929
    • Men:510 Men (54.9%)
    • Women:419 Women (45.1%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Averett University is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
-
Science
3
-
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
3
-
History
3
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required for some
Not reported
SAT Only
Not used if submitted
Not reported
ACT Only
Not used if submitted
Not reported
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
Not used if submitted
Not reported
SAT Subject Tests Only
Not used if submitted
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
420 West Main Street
City, State, Zip
Danville, VA 24541-3692
Phone
(434) 791-5600
Fax
(434) 791-5637

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
September 1
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Recommended for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
1 recommended for all freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
62% of 2,721 applicants were admitted
Women
63% of 1,181 applicants were admitted
Men
61% of 1,540 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
365 (22%) of 1,684 admitted students enrolled
Women
140 (19%) of 747 admitted students enrolled
Men
225 (24%) of 937 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.19
375 And Above
20%
3.50 - 3.74
14%
3.25 - 3.49
12%
3.00 - 3.24
18%
2.50 - 2.99
27%
2.00 - 2.49
9%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
459 average |410-500 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
0%
• Score 600 - 700
3%
• Score 500 - 600
26%
• Score 400 - 500
50%
• Score 300 - 400
20%
• Score 200 - 300
1%
• Score 700 - 800
1%
• Score 600 - 700
6%
• Score 500 - 600
35%
• Score 400 - 500
47%
• Score 300 - 400
11%
• Score 200 - 300
1%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
20 average |17-22 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
0%
• Score 24 - 29
17%
• Score 18 - 23
51%
• Score 12 - 17
32%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $33,350 (71.96%)
  • Room & Board: - $9,684 (20.9%)
  • Other Expenses: - $1,000 (2.16%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,310 (4.98%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expenses
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Averett University accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline April 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning November 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003702
Free
State Aid Form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
245 (90.1%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
235 (95.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
234 (99.6%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
24 (10.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
69%
Average Award
$26,770
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 234 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $23,023
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 197 (84.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,450
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 19 (8.1%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
37 (13.6%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $18,594

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
805 (90.3%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
768 (95.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
766 (99.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
86 (11.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
72%
Average Award
$26,742
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 765 (99.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $22,850
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 630 (82.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,768
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 75 (9.8%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
120 (13.5%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $15,702

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
79%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$35,373
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
30.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
1.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Biological Sciences, Business, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Health Fields, Home Economics, Humanities, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Religion/Biblical Studies
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Journalism/Publications, Music, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Leadership, Memberships, Religious Involvement
Special Characteristics
Adult Students, Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Union Members/Company Employees, First-Generation College Students, International Students, Local/State Students, Out-of-State Students, Relatives of Clergy, Religious Affiliation

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$615

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Students not required to own/lease a computer

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


58

Part-Time Faculty


57

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


32%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 43% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 37% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 18% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 1% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 1% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • Not reported

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
430,354
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
150
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Averett University provides wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


62.5%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


33.9%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


37.4%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


40.2%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (42)


  • Accounting
  • Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew
  • Applied Mathematics, Other
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Aviation/Airway Management and Operations
  • Biological and Physical Sciences
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics
  • Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Ecology
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Equestrian/Equine Studies
  • Finance, General
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
  • Health Teacher Education
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other
  • History Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • Information Science/Studies
  • Journalism
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music, General
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Social Science Teacher Education
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Sociology
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other
  • Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
  • Theatre Literature, History and Criticism

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Health professions and related sciences, Business/marketing, Parks and recreation, Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Master's Programs of Study (8)


  • Accounting
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Human Resources Management
  • Marketing
  • Special Education

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


42,996

Nearest Metropolitan Area


Greensboro, NC

Campus Size


185 acres

Weather


Temperature
25 average low in January, 82.9 average high in September
Rain
116 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Bus Station
2 mile(s) from campus in Danville
Nearest Train Station
2 mile(s) from campus in Danville

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing

Students of College Housing


57% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Students required to live on campus through junior year

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


43%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Cougar
School Colors
Blue and gold

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Equestrian Sports
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Equestrian Sports
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
soccer, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Averett University offers choral groups, drama theatre, student newspaper, national fraternities, cougar activities board (cab), student athletic advisory committee (saac), student government association (sga), impact, christian student union

Sororities


6% of women participate

Fraternities


8% of men participate

ROTC


Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


892

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
929
Women
419
Men
510

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0.6% Asian
  • 30.8% Black/African-American
  • 5.1% Hispanic/Latino
  • 2.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.3% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 59.8% White
  • 0.6% Unknown

International Students


5.9% from 21 countries

Average Age


21

Number of Graduate Students


Not reported

Student Resources

Study resources