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Southern Virginia University

Buena Vista, VA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate52%

Southern Virginia University Academics

Southern Virginia University requires at least 93 credits to graduate with a bachelor's degree.

Many students like to take classes in the summer, to earn extra credits. However, Southern Virginia University does not offer classes during the summer.

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Academic Options Yes No Note
Accelerated Degree Program
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: Southern Virginia University may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

What Classes Will I Take At Southern Virginia University?

Southern Virginia University has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are required to fulfill a language requirement as well as a math and science requirement.

Students are required to take a computer class to fufill the graduation requirements for Southern Virginia University.

Course Required?
2nd Language Yes
Math Yes
Science Yes
Computer Yes

Reminder: Check with Southern Virginia University directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at Southern Virginia University

When choosing a major, Southern Virginia University students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Southern Virginia University. Southern Virginia University false.

Frequently Asked Questions About Southern Virginia University

Does Southern Virginia University Offer Learning Disability Services?

🟨 Check with Southern Virginia University directly for information on any possible available services for students with disabilities.

Does Southern Virginia University Offer Online Classes?

🟨 For more information on any possible distant learning options available at Southern Virginia University, contant the school directly.

Does Southern Virginia University Give Credit for AP Classes?

🟨 Southern Virginia University may offer credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Check with the school directly for any information on AP transfer credit.

Does Southern Virginia University Have An Honors Program?

🟨 To learn more about any possible honors programs at Southern Virginia University, check with the school directly.

Does Southern Virginia University Require Internships?

❌ Students at Southern Virginia University are not required to complete an internship as a graduation requirement.

Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job. While Southern Virginia University does not require internships for students of any major, internships can help students gain hands-on work experience for their resume, and explore career paths that interest them without committing to one path.

Additional Information About Southern Virginia University

Southern Virginia University Library

The main library on campus is the Von Canon Library.

Dual Degree Programs at Southern Virginia University

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.

Southern Virginia University does not have any dual degree programs available for students.


What is ROTC?

The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.

Does Southern Virginia University have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every school. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

Southern Virginia University has an Army ROTC program.

Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at Southern Virginia University include:

•an Army ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus

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