University of Virginia - Main Campus Veteran Services & Resources
Is University of Virginia - Main Campus a Good School for Veterans?
If you're a veteran who is thinking about going back to school, it's important to see how well the school treats its students with prior military service first. That's why we've put together this report that gives you the facts about University of Virginia - Main Campus veteran students. If you're looking for information related to military tuition assistance such as the GI Bill® or Yellow Ribbon Program, go to the following page: University of Virginia - Main Campus G.I. Bill Information
Info in This Veterans Report on University of Virginia:
- Number of Veterans
- Federal Program Participation
- Credit for Military Training
- VA Complaints
How Does University of Virginia Rank for Veterans?
To help identify those institutions that do a stellar job at supporting veterans, College Factual produces its Best Schools for Veterans list each year.
University of Virginia - Main Campus was ranked #64 on the 2022 version of this list. As such, University of Virginia is among the top 5% of all schools in the country when it comes to offering vets a great educational experience. The school also ranked #7 in our Best for Vets in Virginia ranking.
We also release our rankings by degree level so vets can see which schools are the best for the level of degree they want to pursue. The table below shows how University of Virginia fared in those rankings.
|Best Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans||86|
|Best Master’s Degree Colleges for Veterans||31|
|Best Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans||24|
How Many Veterans Go to University of Virginia?
A large number of veterans attending a college means the college and faculty are more used to supporting and accommodating the needs of those with prior military experience.
According to the VA, there are 3 G.I. Bill® students at University of Virginia. Since the total enrollment at the school is 25,628, approximately 0.01% of the students at University of Virginia are utilizing the GI Bill® to help pay for their education. For context, let's take this into consideration. According to the Student Veterans of America, approximately three to four per cent of American college students are veterans.
Note, this figure includes all chapters of the GI Bill® program (e.g., Post-9/11, Montgomery GI Bill, Reserve Education Assistance Program, and Veteran Readiness and Employment). It does not include any active-duty military personnel that are attending this college via Tuition Assistance, so the total military population is potentially larger than this.
Federal Veteran Programs at University of Virginia
University of Virginia - Main Campus participates in the following federal programs for vets.
|DOD Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)||Yes|
What does this mean to me? Below you can view the specific commitments this school has made by participating in individual programs.
|Career and Vocational Support|
|Regionally or Nationally Accredited - view all accreditations|
|Provide information that increases accountability and transparency.|
|Participate in the Military Voluntary Education Review (MVER)|
|Referrals to community organizations as needed.|
University of Virginia - Main Campus does have a student veterans group.
Does University of Virginia Give Credit for Military Training?
Unfortunately, University of Virginia does not offer credit for military training.
University of Virginia Reserve Officer Training Corp (ROTC)
- Air Force
Complaints to the VA About University of Virginia
Our data shows that this school has not received any complaints at the VA.
- National Center for Education Statistics
- U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs
- College Scorecard
- Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System
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