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 8,318 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 25,628 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 8,318 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 25,628 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 193 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 27 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$33,520
$20,906 for Virginia Residents
Student Population8,318
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs193 graduate programs
(27 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)27 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 $19,204 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$15,958$19,204
Public$11,320$20,434
Private$19,234
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 155 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, 3,307 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 Degree7122,186
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship542338
Doctor's degree - other20468
Post Bachelor's Degree2110312
Post Master's Degree733
Total155173,307
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 466 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Law program with 315 completers.
University of Virginia-Main Campus offers 155 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 3,307 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 2,186 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 468 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 312 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 3 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 [+] 32 completers-
Environmental Studies29-
Environmental Science3-
Architecture [+] 70 completers-
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning14$49,600
Landscape Architecture0-
Architectural History and Criticism2-
Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology54-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies [+] 9 completers-
East Asian Studies3-
European Studies/Civilization4-
Area Studies (other)2-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] (1 completers) 185 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences60-
Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration54-
Information Technology Project Management71-
Education [+] (1 completers) 351 completers-
Education133-
Curriculum and Instruction104$48,400
Educational Leadership and Administration52$49,700
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration43-
Special Education and Teaching0$52,800
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services19$49,000
Engineering [+] 146 completers-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering5-
Chemical Engineering9-
Civil Engineering18-
Computer Engineering27-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering8-
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics0-
Materials Engineering8-
Systems Engineering50$93,700
Engineering (other)21-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 15 completers-
Linguistics4-
Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics2-
German Language and Literature0-
French Language and Literature3-
Italian Language and Literature0-
Spanish Language and Literature3-
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics3-
Legal Studies [+] 50 completers-
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies (other)50-
English Language and Literature [+] 29 completers-
English Language and Literature17-
Creative Writing12-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 2 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences2-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 110 completers-
Mathematics9-
Financial Mathematics62-
Statistics39-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 27 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences27-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] 22 completers-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science22-
Philosophy and Religious Studies [+] 10 completers-
Philosophy2-
Religion/Religious Studies8-
Physical Sciences [+] 28 completers-
Astronomy7-
Chemistry14-
Physics7-
Psychology [+] 77 completers-
Psychology17-
Educational Psychology60-
Human Services [+] 75 completers-
Public Policy Analysis75$66,200
Social Sciences [+] 36 completers-
Anthropology15-
Economics14-
International Relations and Affairs0-
Political Science and Government4-
Sociology3-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 8 completers-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts6-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation2-
Music0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 210 completers-
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist30-
Athletic Training/Trainer0-
Public Health39$48,400
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse133$86,700
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences (other)8-
Business [+] 678 completers$107,600
Business/Commerce0$107,600
Business Administration and Management466$148,100
International Business/Trade/Commerce53-
Management Information Systems0-
Management Science39-
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods (other)120-
History [+] 16 completers-
History16-
Total2,186
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources and Conservation [+] 4 completers-
Environmental Science4-
Architecture [+] 1 completers-
Environmental Design/Architecture1-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 10 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences10-
Education [+] (1 completers) 37 completers$63,800
Education24$63,800
Curriculum and Instruction3-
Educational Leadership and Administration9-
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration1-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services0-
Engineering [+] 61 completers-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering9-
Chemical Engineering7-
Civil Engineering5-
Computer Engineering3-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering17-
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics0-
Materials Engineering5-
Systems Engineering7-
Engineering (other)8-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 13 completers-
Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics3-
German Language and Literature0-
French Language and Literature3-
Spanish Language and Literature5-
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics2-
Legal Studies [+] 8 completers-
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies (other)8-
English Language and Literature [+] 10 completers-
English Language and Literature10-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 44 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences10-
Biochemistry8-
Biophysics1-
Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology1-
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology9-
Physiology3-
Pathology/Experimental Pathology6-
Pharmacology0-
Neuroscience6-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 12 completers-
Mathematics5-
Statistics7-
Philosophy and Religious Studies [+] 13 completers-
Philosophy4-
Religion/Religious Studies9-
Physical Sciences [+] 33 completers-
Astronomy5-
Chemistry19-
Physics9-
Psychology [+] 21 completers-
Psychology15-
Clinical Psychology5-
Educational Psychology1-
Social Sciences [+] 30 completers-
Anthropology8-
Economics10-
International Relations and Affairs3-
Political Science and Government4-
Sociology5-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 6 completers-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation5-
Music1-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (1 completers) 26 completers-
Nursing Science8-
Nursing Practice18-
Business [+] 2 completers-
Business Administration and Management2-
History [+] 7 completers-
History7-
Total338
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Legal Studies [+] 315 completers-
Law315-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 153 completers-
Medicine153-
Total468
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Architecture [+] 7 completers-
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning0-
Architecture and Related Services (other)7-
Communication and Journalism [+] 1 completers-
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia1-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] (1 completers) 10 completers-
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance10-
Education [+] (1 completers) 10 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration6-
Special Education and Teaching0-
Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented0-
Elementary Education and Teaching0-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor4-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] (2 completers) 205 completers-
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies190-
Criminal Justice/Police Science15-
Human Services [+] (1 completers) 12 completers-
Public Administration12-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 27 completers-
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies27-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing0-
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing0-
Critical Care Nursing0-
Business [+] 40 completers-
Purchasing, Procurement/Acquisitions and Contracts Management9-
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce1-
Project Management14-
Organizational Leadership10-
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration6-
Total312
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] (2 completers) 2 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction2-
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 [+] 1 completers-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management1-
Total3

Graduate Student Population at UVA

For academic year 2021-2022, total 8,318 students enrolled into University of Virginia-Main Campus graduate schools where it has total 25,628 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 6,532 full-time and 1,786 part-time graduate students. By gender, 3,969 male and 4,349 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
Total8,3183,9694,349
Full-time6,5323,3793,153
Part-tme1,7865901,196
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 4,849 White (58.30%), 484 Black/African American (5.82%), 442 Hispanic (5.31%), 617 Asian (7.42%), and 1,926 students with other races. 1,435 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total8,3183,9694,349
American Indian/Native American835
Asian617303314
Black/African American484201283
Hispanic442210232
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander413
White4,8492,1922,657
Two More265124141
Un-Known21411797
Non-resident Alien1,435818617
University of Virginia-Main Campus offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 2,166 graduate students (26.04% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 4,103 graduate students (49.33% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total8,318
Enrolled Online Exclusively2,166
Enrolled Some Online Courses4,103
Not in Online Courses2,049
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at University of Virginia-Main Campus. 2,482 students are aged 20 to 24 (29.84% of total students), 2 students are aged below 20 (0.02%), 229 students are aged above 50 (2.75%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at University of Virginia-Main Campus.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total8,3183,9694,349
Age 18-19220
Age 20-211215665
Age 22-242,3611,0351,326
Age 25-293,3201,7171,603
Age 30-341,242658584
Age 35-39522243279
Age 40-49521195326
Age 50-6421253159
Over 6417107

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