Frequently Requested Statistics

Enrollment Statistics (Fall, 2017):

  • Total: 2,037 (861 male, 1,176 female)
  • IFTE (Instructional full-time equivalents): 2,023
  • Full-time: 1,973; part-time: 64
  • Residence: 1,536 on campus, 501 off campus (78% of FT students live on campus)
  • Detailed breakdown:
    Full-Time
    Male
    Fem.
    Total
    Seniors
    163
    255
    418
    Juniors
    188
    278
    466
    Sophomores
    203
    249
    452
    Freshman
    275
    347
    622
    Graduates
    0 0 0
    Special
    4
    11
    15
    Subtotal
    833
    1,140
    1,973

    Part-Time
    Male
    Fem.
    Total
    Seniors
    12
    12
    24
    Juniors
    2
    4
    6
    Sophomores
    1
    1
    2
    Freshman
    0
    0
    0
    Graduates
    7
    14
    21
    Special
    6
    5
    11
    Subtotal
    28
    36
    64
    Total
    861
    1,176
    2,037

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

Student Demographics:

  • States/DC/U.S. territories represented: 42
  • International students: 82 (from 32 countries)
  • Female students: 1,176 (58%)
  • Lutheran students: 111 (5.4%)
  • Minority students: 384 (18.9%)
  • Virginia students: 1,072 (53%)

Freshman Statistics:

  • SAT Average: 1,143  - new 2016 version of the SAT, Total of Evidence Based Reading and Writing (EBRW) plus Math
  • Top 10% in HS class: 15.8%
  • Top 25% in HS class: 38.6%
  • Top 50% in HS class: 77.5%

Persistence Rates:

  • Freshman retention rate (to fall of 2nd year): 84.1%
  • 6-year graduation rate: 66.8% (class entering in fall 2011)

Other Statistics:

  • Student-faculty ratio: about 13.4:1
  • Faculty: 166 full-time, 151 IFTE
  • Average class size: 18
  • Student charges, 2017-2018:
    • Tuition: $41,110
    • Required fees: $1,584 for resident students OR $1,334 for nonresident students, + $125 for new student orientation
    • Room and board: $13,258