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Averett University
420 West Main Street
Danville, VA 24541

Official telephone: (434) 791-5600

Fax number: (434) 799-0658


Screen last updated on: February 19, 2015

The admissions information below is valid for the 2014 academic year.

Averett University
Admissions officer: Joel Nester,
Director of Admissions & International Counselor
Contacting the office: 434 791-5600
800 AVERETT (toll free)
434 797-2784 (fax)

Is there an application deadline for fall? yes
Priority filing date for fall: May 1
Final filing date for fall: July 15
Freshmen are accepted for terms other than fall: yes
Percent of freshmen who enter in terms other than fall: 10%
Is the Common Application form accepted? yes
Supplemental forms required for those using Common Application: no
Admissions requirements:
Minimum combined SAT Reasoning score of 850 (composite ACT score of 17 with minimum reading score of 14) and minimum 2.5 GPA required.
High school graduation is: required, GED is accepted
A general college preparatory program is: required
Campus visit is: recommended
Interview is: recommended
Off-campus interview: can be arranged with admissions representative
Visit for interview by: April
Standardized test requirements: SAT or ACT required, SAT Subject Test not used
School's test preference: no preference
Aside from admissions, test scores are used for: counseling, placement
Dates test scores should be received: on a rolling basis for SAT/ACT, on a rolling basis for SAT Subject Test
High school units required or recommended:
English: 4 required
Foreign language: 2 recommended
History: 3 required
Lab: 3 required
Math: 3 required
Science: 3 required
Social studies: 3 required
Total: 19 required, 2 recommended
Special requirements for admission to specific programs:
  • Audition required of music program applicants.
Special programs/policies for applicants not normally admissible: conditional admission
School has formalized early decision program: no
School has early action program: no
School has concurrent enrollment program for high school: yes

Academic criteria:
  • secondary school report very important
  • class rank very important
  • recommendations considered
  • standardized test scores very important
  • essay considered
Nonacademic criteria:
  • interview considered
  • extracurricular activities considered
  • particular talent/ability not considered
  • character/personal qualities considered
  • alumni/ae relationship considered
  • geographical residence not considered
  • state residency not considered
  • religious affiliation/commitment not considered
  • minority affiliation not considered
  • volunteer work considered
  • work experience considered
Admissions is need blind: yes
Average secondary school GPA: 3.17
Percent of freshmen who submitted GPA: 100%
Percent of freshmen who submitted class rank: 8%
Average SAT: 468 verbal, 473 math, 941 combined
Combined SAT middle 50% range: 870 - 1050
Average ACT: 19 composite
Combined ACT middle 50% range: 18 - 23
Test taken by majority of applicants: SAT
Percent of accepted applicants who submitted SAT scores: 84%
Percent of accepted applicants who submitted ACT score: 35%

Notification of admission: on a rolling basis
Acceptance of admission: no set date

Number of completed applications received: 1,697
Number of applicants offered admission: 1,491 (88%)
Number of applicants offered admission who enrolled: 386 (26%)
School has a waiting list policy: no
Percent of freshmen who came from out of state: 46%
Tuition deposit amount: $150, refundable until May 1.
Room deposit amount: $150, refundable until May 1.
Admission may be deferred: yes, up to 2 years

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