Ten Fun Facts About


Southern Virginia University

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Nine-in-ten students are members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and one-in-three are RMs

Home to the largest Institute of Religion on the East Coast and the first YSA stake created outside of the Wasatch Front

More than 90% of students participate in at least one major extracurricular activity compared to just 5-10% nationally

Full membership in NCAA Division III and the Capital Athletic Conference with 20 varsity-level, sponsored sports

Within hours of world-class destinations including Washington D.C. (3hrs), Philadelphia (5hrs), and New York (6hrs)

Near beautiful and historic sites such as the Blue Ridge, Appalachian Trail, and Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello

95% of eligible students earn an academic, talent, or need-based scholarship or grant

Average time to graduation only 4 years, compared to the national average of six — which saves time and money

Placement rates above 90% for business, medical, and law professional programs which is well above the national average

93% of job-seeking students were placed in full-time employment within one month of graduation

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