Averett University is on a 185-acre campus in the small town setting of Danville, Virginia.
There are many activities and organizations for Averett University students to join – including chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.
Interested in Greek life? Averett University has fraternities and sororities.
Averett University has the Student Athletic Advisory Committee (SAAC). In fact, more students participate in the Student Athletic Advisory Committee (SAAC) than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Averett University include Pi Kappa Zeta Fraternity, Kappa Delta Alpha Sorority, Sister4Sister and Black Student Union.
Averett University students' favorite campus traditions are Homecoming, Late Night Breakfast and Spring Fling Week Events.
This table offers information on housing at Averett University.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for junior|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||Yes|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||44%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||589|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||480|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||56%|
Averett University offers housing for students. Students are required to live on campus through junior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
Most Averett University students live off campus. In 2022, 44% of undergrads at Averett University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 56% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Averett University. There are 589 spots available in on-campus housing for all 2,182 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 480 students chose to live on-campus. On the weekends, about 50% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Averett University offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.
At Averett University there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Averett University:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Golf||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Lacrosse||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Soccer||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Tennis||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Cross Country Running||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Cheerleading||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Equestrian Sports||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
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.
Averett University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Averett University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Averett University, take Route 29 to Danville, VA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Piedmont Triad International airport.
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