Who we are

The only East Coast college for Latter-day Saints.

Southern Virginia University is an institution of higher learning aligned with the restored gospel of Jesus Christ as taught by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

We exist to help faithful Latter-day Saints and those who share our values to fulfill their capacity and be a force for good in the world.

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Why students love SVU

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Why students love SVU

Small classes. Big Results.

2023 Women's Soccer Championship win

Why students love SVU

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Why Students Love SVU

Pursue your creative passions.

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Why students love SVU

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Why Students Love SVU

Build life-long friendships.

Career Success

Prepare to Launch

With personalized career coaching, exceptional graduate school placement, and curriculum that helps you develop the most valuable and in-demand skills in the workplace, we equip you with everything you need to achieve your dreams.

Aug. 26–27, 2024
Oct. 26, 2024

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