With personalized guidance from outstanding professors, Southern Virginia combines an excellent liberal arts education with your choice of major, minor or advisement track.

Liberal Arts

A liberal arts education is a transformative experience that emphasizes learning from the best sources. Our Core Curriculum provides a broad understanding of essential disciplines giving every student the ability to communicate effectively, think analytically and write persuasively.

Small Classes

With an average class size of 15 students, our unique and engaging educational model encourages active learning directly from accomplished, dedicated professors. As a result, 98 percent of seniors rated their relationships with professors above average. That’s The Genius of Small.

Excellent Results

Southern Virginia seniors rank in the top seven percent nationally for freshman-to-senior analytical improvement. Our alumni go on to study at top graduate universities including Oxford, Stanford and Cornell and hold management positions in fields ranging from banking to social work.

Majors and Minors


Advisement Tracks

Other Academic Resources