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Southern Virginia University Student Life

Southern Virginia University is on a 155-acre campus in a small town setting in Buena Vista, Virginia. There are many activities and organizations for Southern Virginia University students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, , and more.

Southern Virginia University does not have fraternities or sororities.

Southern Virginia University Housing

Southern Virginia University offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through sophomore year. First year students are given priority for on-campus housing.

The majority of Southern Virginia University students live on campus. In 2021, 65% of undergrads at Southern Virginia University lived in some kind of on-campus housing There are 500 spots available in on-campus housing for all 749 undergraduates. Southern Virginia University does not offer coed housing or housing for students with disabilities.

Safety at Southern Virginia University

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Southern Virginia University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Southern Virginia University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

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Southern Virginia University Students

54%

Women

46%

Men

95%

Full Time

5%

Part Time

26%

In State

74%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

Undergraduate Students

749

Southern Virginia University Campus Services

Student Services
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Counseling
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Alumni Networking
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 ESL
Campus Security
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

749

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

52%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$17,960

Out-of-State

$17,960

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Unknown
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