University of Virginia's College at Wise

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise is a public, four-year residential liberal arts college located in the lush mountains of Southwest Virginia. As a COPLAC member institution, UVa-Wise is nationally-accredited and has been nationally-ranked among top public liberal art colleges in the U.S. We are home to Virginia’s only undergraduate degree program in software engineering. Our alumni carry the lowest debt load of any public liberal arts graduates in the nation.

At UVa-Wise, our mission is simple: student success and service to the region.

At UVa-Wise, college is more than just classes. It’s Friday night basketball games, serving at the retirement home, and after-dinner knitting sessions. Whatever your thing, you’re sure to find it—and more—at Wise. Below, you can find a wealth of information regarding campus life at UVa-Wise, including ways to get involved in campus clubs, Greek Life, student ministries, leadership opportunities, intramural sports and volunteer events.

As a top-ranked liberal arts college, we pride ourselves on not only imparting knowledge to our students but also providing the campus life opportunities that help them grow into well-rounded individuals. Thanks to our more than 50 student clubs, UVa-Wise Cavaliers can graduate having found their unique skills and passions that will help them succeed in the real world.

 Join us at Wise.




General Details
  • STATE OR PROVINCE
    Virginia
  • CITY
    Wise
  • YEAR FOUNDED
    1954
  • AVERAGE TUITION
    $26,239
  • APPLICATION FEE
    $25
  • ADDRESS
    1 College Avenue Wise, VA
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