Frequently Requested Statistics

Enrollment Statistics (Fall, 2018):

  • Total: 2,018 (847 male, 1,171 female)
  • IFTE (Instructional full-time equivalents): 2,004
  • Full-time: 1,956; part-time: 62
  • Residence: 1,541 on campus, 477 off campus (79% of FT students live on campus)
  • Detailed breakdown:
    Full-Time
    Male
    Fem.
    Total
    Seniors
    161
    262
    423
    Juniors
    200
    227
    427
    Sophomores
    174
    282
    456
    Freshman
    288
    353
    641
    Graduates
    0 0 0
    Special
    2
    7
    9
    Subtotal
    825
    1,131
    1,956

    Part-Time
    Male
    Fem.
    Total
    Seniors
    10
    19
    29
    Juniors
    5
    1
    6
    Sophomores
    0
    0
    0
    Freshman
    0
    0
    0
    Graduates
    3
    15
    18
    Special
    4
    5
    9
    Subtotal
    22
    40
    62
    Total
    847
    1,171
    2,018

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

Student Demographics:

  • States/DC/U.S. territories represented: 40
  • International students: 55 (from 32 countries)
  • Female students: 1,171 (58%)
  • Lutheran students: 113 (5.6%)
  • Students of color: 368 (18.2%)
  • Virginia students: 1,101 (55%)

Freshman Statistics:

  • SAT Average: 1,142  - 2016 version of the SAT, Total of Evidence Based Reading and Writing (EBRW) plus Math
  • Top 10% in HS class: 17.6%
  • Top 25% in HS class: 41.3%
  • Top 50% in HS class: 79.9%

Persistence Rates:

  • Freshman retention rate (to fall of 2nd year): 78.1%
  • 6-year graduation rate: 67.0% (class entering in fall 2012)

Other Statistics:

  • Student-faculty ratio: about 12.8:1
  • Faculty: 175 full-time, 156 IFTE
  • Average class size: 18
  • Student charges, 2018-2019:
    • Tuition: $42,446
    • Required fees: $1,584 for resident students OR $1,334 for nonresident students, + $125 for new student orientation
    • Room and board: $13,690