University of Virginia-Main Campus Graduate Schools

University of Virginia-Main Campus (referred to as UVA) is a Public, 4 years school located in Charlottesville, VA. It is classified as a Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at University of Virginia-Main Campus is $20,906 for Virginia residents and $33,520 for out-of-state students. The school has 8,711 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 26,005 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

University of Virginia-Main Campus (referred to as UVA) is a Public, 4 years school located in Charlottesville, VA. It is classified as a Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
The school is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (7/1/1904 - Current[Estimated Date]).
UVA Directory Information
School NameUniversity of Virginia-Main Campus (UVA)
Address1827 University Avenue, Charlottesville, VA 22903-2628
Phone434-924-0311
Webhttps://www.virginia.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.virginia.edu/apply
Financial Infohttps://sfs.virginia.edu
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at University of Virginia-Main Campus is $20,906 for Virginia residents and $33,520 for out-of-state students. The school has 8,711 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 26,005 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 215 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 26 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$33,520
$20,906 for Virginia Residents
Student Population8,711
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs215 graduate programs
(26 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio15 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at University of Virginia-Main Campus is $20,906 for Virginia residents and $33,520 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $795 for Virginia residents and $1,340 for out-of-state students.
University of Virginia-Main Campus offers the alternative tuition planstuition guarantee, prepaid payment plan, tuition payment plan, including tuition guarantee, prepaid payment plan, tuition payment plan.
University of Virginia-Main Campus offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)26 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Navy, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of University of Virginia-Main Campus is $20,906 for Virginia residents and $33,520 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 3.48% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
Virginia ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2017-2018$15,552$2,720$26,048$3,402
2018-2019$16,018$2,830$26,830$3,512
2019-2020$16,578$2,950$27,770$3,632
2020-2021$17,076$3,108$28,604$3,790
2021-2022$17,674$3,232$29,606$3,914
The graduate school tuition & fees of UVA is relatively expensive compared to public graduate schools in Virginia. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,225 and the Virginia graduate tuition is $27,804 (public) / $16,962 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
University of Virginia-Main Campus$20,906$33,520
All Graduate Schools$15,964$19,225
Public$11,349$20,502
Private$19,232
Virginia Graduate Schools$14,484$18,851
Public$14,613$27,804
Private$16,962
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $15,674 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at University of Virginia-Main Campus. On-campus living costs are increased by 2.12% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $15,674. Off-campus living costs are increased by 2.12% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$11,220$2,820$11,220$2,820
2018-2019$11,590$2,900$11,590$2,900
2019-2020$11,950$2,962$11,950$2,962
2020-2021$12,350$2,998$12,350$2,998
2021-2022$12,660$3,014$12,660$3,014
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $795 for Virginia residents and $1,340 for other students at University of Virginia-Main Campus. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 3.88% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Virginia ResidentsOut-of-State
2017-2018$866$1,434
2018-2019$708$1,192
2019-2020$736$1,240
2020-2021$764$1,290
2021-2022$795$1,340
The law school tuition at University of Virginia-Main Campus is $66,500 for Virginia residents and $69,500 for out-of-state students for academic year 2021-2022. For medical school, the average tuition & fees is $48,417 for Virginia residents and $59,527 for out-of-state students. Next table shows the tuition & fees for law school and/or medical schools at University of Virginia-Main Campus.
2021-2022 Law School/Medical School Tuition at University of Virginia-Main Campus
Virginia ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
Medicine$45,143$3,274$55,571$3,956
Law$63,238$3,262$65,556$3,944

Graduate Programs at UVA

University of Virginia-Main Campus offers 157 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 3,158 students have completed their study at University of Virginia-Main Campus.
Offered Degrees at University of Virginia-Main Campus
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree6922,170
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship542328
Doctor's degree - other20466
Post Bachelor's Degree2512185
Post Master's Degree729
Total157183,158
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at University of Virginia-Main Campus by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Criminal Justice/Safety Studies program with 190 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Business Administration and Management program with 468 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Law program with 318 completers.
University of Virginia-Main Campus offers 157 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 3,158 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 2,170 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 466 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 185 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 9 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources and Conservation [+] 42 completers-
Environmental Studies35-
Environmental Science7-
Architecture [+] 70 completers-
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning19$49,600
Architectural History and Criticism8-
Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology43-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies [+] 6 completers-
East Asian Studies3-
European Studies/Civilization1-
Area Studies (other)2-
Communication and Journalism [+] 4 completers-
Communication and Media Studies (other)4-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] (1 completers) 235 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences75-
Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration101-
Information Technology Project Management59-
Education [+] (1 completers) 322 completers-
Education143-
Curriculum and Instruction77$48,400
Educational Leadership and Administration44$49,700
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration38-
Special Education and Teaching0$52,800
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services20$49,000
Engineering [+] 139 completers-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering11-
Chemical Engineering9-
Civil Engineering12-
Computer Engineering15-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering21-
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics0-
Materials Engineering9-
Systems Engineering45$93,700
Engineering (other)17-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 19 completers-
Linguistics9-
Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics5-
German Language and Literature0-
French Language and Literature3-
Italian Language and Literature0-
Spanish Language and Literature0-
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics2-
Legal Studies [+] 5 completers-
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies (other)5-
English Language and Literature [+] 34 completers-
English Language and Literature25-
Creative Writing9-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences0-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 98 completers-
Mathematics6-
Financial Mathematics43-
Statistics49-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 20 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences20-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] 33 completers-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science33-
Philosophy and Religious Studies [+] 24 completers-
Philosophy2-
Religion/Religious Studies22-
Physical Sciences [+] 26 completers-
Astronomy3-
Chemistry17-
Physics6-
Psychology [+] 61 completers-
Psychology16-
Educational Psychology45-
Human Services [+] 89 completers-
Public Policy Analysis89$66,200
Social Sciences [+] 25 completers-
Anthropology4-
Economics9-
International Relations and Affairs2-
Political Science and Government4-
Sociology6-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 7 completers-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts1-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation0-
Music6-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 224 completers-
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist19-
Athletic Training/Trainer9-
Public Health50$48,400
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse139$86,700
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences (other)7-
Business [+] 673 completers$107,600
Business Administration and Management468$148,100
International Business/Trade/Commerce38-
Management Science61-
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods (other)106-
History [+] 14 completers-
History14-
Total2,170
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources and Conservation [+] 5 completers-
Environmental Science5-
Architecture [+] 5 completers-
Environmental Design/Architecture5-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 7 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences7-
Education [+] (1 completers) 26 completers$63,800
Education16$63,800
Curriculum and Instruction2-
Educational Leadership and Administration6-
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration2-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services0-
Engineering [+] 97 completers-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering13-
Chemical Engineering9-
Civil Engineering15-
Computer Engineering2-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering15-
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics1-
Materials Engineering9-
Systems Engineering13-
Engineering (other)20-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 12 completers-
Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics2-
German Language and Literature0-
French Language and Literature3-
Spanish Language and Literature5-
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics2-
Legal Studies [+] 3 completers-
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies (other)3-
English Language and Literature [+] 9 completers-
English Language and Literature9-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 35 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences5-
Biochemistry4-
Biophysics3-
Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology1-
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology8-
Physiology0-
Pathology/Experimental Pathology5-
Pharmacology3-
Neuroscience6-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 9 completers-
Mathematics7-
Statistics2-
Philosophy and Religious Studies [+] 9 completers-
Philosophy1-
Religion/Religious Studies8-
Physical Sciences [+] 41 completers-
Astronomy4-
Chemistry24-
Physics13-
Psychology [+] 15 completers-
Psychology9-
Clinical Psychology6-
Educational Psychology0-
Social Sciences [+] 17 completers-
Anthropology2-
Economics10-
International Relations and Affairs3-
Political Science and Government2-
Sociology0-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 9 completers-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation2-
Music7-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (1 completers) 20 completers-
Nursing Science4-
Nursing Practice16-
Business [+] 1 completers-
Business Administration and Management1-
History [+] 8 completers-
History8-
Total328
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Legal Studies [+] 318 completers-
Law318-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 148 completers-
Medicine148-
Total466
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Architecture [+] 26 completers-
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning20-
Architecture and Related Services (other)6-
Communication and Journalism [+] 6 completers-
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia6-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] (1 completers) 11 completers-
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance11-
Education [+] (3 completers) 18 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration1-
Educational/Instructional Technology3-
Special Education and Teaching0-
Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented9-
Elementary Education and Teaching0-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor5-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] (2 completers) 12 completers-
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies0-
Criminal Justice/Police Science12-
Human Services [+] (1 completers) 15 completers-
Public Administration15-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 41 completers-
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies34-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing0-
Pediatric Nurse/Nursing0-
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing5-
Clinical Nurse Specialist0-
Critical Care Nursing0-
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (other)2-
Business [+] 56 completers-
Purchasing, Procurement/Acquisitions and Contracts Management22-
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce3-
Project Management17-
Organizational Leadership8-
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration6-
Total185
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] (1 completers) 3 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction3-
Educational Leadership and Administration0-
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration0-
Special Education and Teaching0-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services0-
Psychology [+] 0 completers-
Educational Psychology0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 6 completers-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management6-
Total9

Graduate Student Population at UVA

For academic year 2021-2022, total 8,711 students enrolled into University of Virginia-Main Campus graduate schools where it has total 26,005 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 6,820 full-time and 1,891 part-time graduate students. By gender, 4,084 male and 4,627 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total8,7114,0844,627
Full-time6,8203,4113,409
Part-tme1,8916731,218
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 4,925 White (56.54%), 560 Black/African American (6.43%), 474 Hispanic (5.44%), 687 Asian (7.89%), and 2,065 students with other races. 1,513 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total8,7114,0844,627
American Indian/Native American1376
Asian687300387
Black/African American560225335
Hispanic474220254
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander624
White4,9252,2002,725
Two More282123159
Un-Known251140111
Non-resident Alien1,513867646
University of Virginia-Main Campus offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 1,557 graduate students (17.87% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 927 graduate students (10.64% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total8,711
Enrolled Online Exclusively1,557
Enrolled Some Online Courses927
Not in Online Courses6,227
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at University of Virginia-Main Campus. 2,542 students are aged 20 to 24 (29.18% of total students), 2 students are aged below 20 (0.02%), 282 students are aged above 50 (3.24%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at University of Virginia-Main Campus.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total8,7114,0844,627
Age 18-19211
Age 20-211435588
Age 22-242,3991,0301,369
Age 25-293,3781,6731,705
Age 30-341,344727617
Age 35-39553252301
Age 40-49610242368
Age 50-6427198173
Over 641165

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