Gather. Lift. Launch.

These three words capture the mission of Southern Virginia University and explain why we are one of the fastest growing school in the U.S.


Southern Virginia is a gathering place for Latter-day Saints. We welcome students from all over the country to build new friendships and lasting relationships in a faith-supportive atmosphere.


At Southern Virginia, we help students maximize their potential. Through personalized education from caring professors and 95% participation in extracurriculars like music, theatre, and NCAA DIII athletics, we lift students to heights they never imagined.


Our educational model is designed to launch students into meaningful lives and careers. In fact, Southern Virginia’s 93% career-placement rate is the highest of any school in Virginia and more than twice the national average.

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