Frequently Requested Statistics

Enrollment Statistics (Fall, 2019):

  • Total: 2,005 (851 male, 1,154 female)
  • IFTE (Instructional full-time equivalents): 1,992
  • Full-time: 1,942; part-time: 63
  • Residence: 1,562 on campus, 443 off campus (80% of FT students live on campus)
  • Detailed breakdown:
    Full-Time
    Male
    Fem.
    Total
    Seniors
    164
    238
    402
    Juniors
    179
    273
    452
    Sophomores
    193
    274
    467
    Freshman
    279
    328
    607
    Graduates
    0 2 2
    Special
    2
    10
    12
    Subtotal
    817
    1,125
    1,942

    Part-Time
    Male
    Fem.
    Total
    Seniors
    10
    14
    24
    Juniors
    0
    0
    0
    Sophomores
    0
    0
    0
    Freshman
    0
    1
    1
    Graduates
    3
    9
    12
    Special
    21
    5
    26
    Subtotal
    34
    29
    63
    Total
    851
    1,154
    2,005

Institutional Profile on the State Council of Higher Education web site:

Student Demographics:

  • States/DC/U.S. territories represented: 38
  • International students: 56 (from 31 countries)
  • Female students: 1,154 (58%)
  • Lutheran students: 115 (5.7%)
  • Students of color: 358 (17.9%)
  • Virginia students: 1,089 (54%)

Freshman Statistics:

  • SAT Average: 1,161  - 2016 version of the SAT, Total of Evidence Based Reading and Writing (EBRW) plus Math
  • Top 10% in HS class: 17.3%
  • Top 25% in HS class: 45.5%
  • Top 50% in HS class: 82.1%

Persistence Rates:

  • Freshman retention rate (to fall of 2nd year): 77.8%
  • 6-year graduation rate: 69.6% (class entering in fall 2013)

Other Statistics:

  • Student-faculty ratio: about 13.4:1
  • Faculty: 166 full-time, 149 IFTE
  • Average class size: 18
  • Student charges, 2019-2020:
    • Tuition: $43,818
    • Required fees: $1,616 for resident students OR $1,358 for nonresident students, + $125 for new student orientation
    • Room and board: $14,134