Frequently Requested Statistics

Enrollment Statistics (Fall, 2020):

  • Total: 1,922 (833 male, 1,089 female)
  • IFTE (Instructional full-time equivalents): 1,929
  • Full-time: 1,884; part-time: 38
  • Residence: 1,483 on campus, 439 off campus (80% of FT students live on campus)
  • Detailed breakdown:
    Full-Time
    Male
    Fem.
    Total
    Seniors
    159
    264
    423
    Juniors
    196
    283
    479
    Sophomores
    199
    253
    452
    Freshman
    261
    268
    529
    Graduates
    1 0 1
    Special
    0
    0
    0
    Subtotal
    816
    1,068
    1,884

    Part-Time
    Male
    Fem.
    Total
    Seniors
    4
    10
    14
    Juniors
    2
    1
    3
    Sophomores
    0
    0
    0
    Freshman
    0
    0
    0
    Graduates
    7
    10
    17
    Special
    4
    0
    4
    Subtotal
    17
    21
    38
    Total (FT+PT)
    833
    1,089
    1,922

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

Student Demographics:

  • States/DC/U.S. territories represented: 38
  • International students: 33 (from 22 countries)
  • Female students: 1,089 (57%)
  • Lutheran students: 96 (5.0%)
  • Students of color: 341 (17.7%)
  • Virginia students: 1,052 (55%)

Freshman Statistics:

  • SAT Average: 1,149  - 2016 version of the SAT, Total of Evidence Based Reading and Writing (EBRW) plus Math
  • Top 10% in HS class: 16.0%
  • Top 25% in HS class: 38.4%
  • Top 50% in HS class: 76.9%

Persistence Rates:

  • Freshman retention rate (to fall of 2nd year): 78.1%
  • 6-year graduation rate: 69.8% (class entering in fall 2014)

Other Statistics:

  • Student-faculty ratio: about 13.3:1
  • Faculty: 164 full-time, 145 IFTE
  • Average class size: 18
  • Student charges, 2020-2021:
    • Tuition: $45,200
    • Required fees: $1,670 for resident students OR $1,400 for nonresident students, + $150 for new student orientation
    • Room and board: $14,580