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Averett University is a private not-for-profit institution located in Danville, Virginia. The surrounding location of Danville is ideal for students who enjoy the charms of a college town.

16 Undergraduate Degrees
$27,078 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
69% Acceptance Rate

Where Is Averett University?


Contact details for AU are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 420 W Main St, Danville, VA 24541
Phone: 434-791-5600

How Do I Get Into AU?

You can apply to AU online at:

Admission Requirements for AU

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank required
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program considered but not required
Recommendations recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into AU?

69% Acceptance Rate
44% Of Accepted Are Women
62% Submit SAT Scores
AU has an acceptance rate of 69%, which means it is fairly selective. Take that into account when you are working on your application and gathering requested materials. Do what you can to stand out among other applicants.

Approximately 56% of accepted students are men and 44% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 71%, and the acceptance rate for women is 68%.

Average Test Scores

About 62% of students accepted to AU submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 440 and 560. Math scores were between 440 and 530.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Averett University  ( 440 to 560 )

SAT Math Scores for Averett University  ( 440 to 530 )
AU received ACT scores from 25% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 15 and 21.

ACT Composite Scores for Averett University  ( 15 to 21 )

Can I Afford Averett University?

$27,078 Net Price
79% Take Out Loans
5.3% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of AU is $27,078. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At AU, approximately 79% of students took out student loans averaging $6,339 a year. That adds up to $25,356 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at AU is 5.3%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Averett University Undergraduate Student Diversity

863 Full-Time Undergraduates
44% Women
39% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 887 undergraduate students at AU, with 863 being full-time and 24 being part-time.


Gender Diversity

Of the 863 full-time undergraduates at AU, 56% are male and 44% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Averett University students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 9
Black or African American 243
Hispanic or Latino 31
White 463
International Students 62
Other Races/Ethnicities 55

Geographic Diversity

Virginia students aren't the only ones who study at Averett University. At this time, 10 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 25 countries are represented at AU. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Finland, Sweden, and Norway.

Online Learning at Averett University

53 Took All Classes Online
835 Took At Least One Class Online
679.2% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 835 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at AU has changed over the last few years.


Online Growth Rankings of AU

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Averett University was 679.2%. This is the #60 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at AU regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Averett University Nursing Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s TOTAL
Nursing Science 16 16
TOTAL 16 16


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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