Map & Directions

Southern Virginia University is located in Buena Vista, Virginia, in the Blue Ridge Mountains and the heart of the Shenandoah Valley.

Buena Vista is a town of just over 6,000 residents. It is approximately six miles east of Lexington, 50 miles north of Roanoke, and 165 miles southwest of Washington, D.C.

Washington and Lee University and the Virginia Military Institute are located in Lexington and offer many additional services to students. The nearby Blue Ridge Mountains offer opportunities for skiing, biking, camping and other outdoor activities. Many American historical sites are nearby, including Monticello, Appomattox, Williamsburg and Jamestown.



1 University Hill Drive, Buena Vista, Va. 24416