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Averett University - Graduate & Professional Studies Overview

Located in Danville, Virginia, Averett University - Graduate & Professional Studies is a private not-for-profit institution. Danville is a good match for students who enjoy small-town life.

What Is Averett University - Graduate & Professional Studies Known For?

122 Undergraduate Awards
56% Acceptance Rate
  • Students who want to work more closely with their professors have an easier time at Averett University - Graduate & Professional Studies since the student to facuty ratio is 6 to 1.
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the post-master's certificate is the highest award a student can attain at Averett University - Graduate & Professional Studies.
  • In 2017-2018, 100% of the faculty were full-time.
  • After graduation, Averett University - Graduate & Professional Studies bachelor's degree recipients go on to jobs where they make $41,800 a year. That's about 2% more than their peers at other schools.

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Averett University - Graduate & Professional Studies Rankings

Averett University - Graduate & Professional Studies landed the #215 spot in our 2021 ranking of best colleges. We analyzed 2,320 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking. This puts it in the top 10% of all schools in the nation. Averett University - Graduate & Professional Studies also holds the #6 spot on the Best Colleges in Virginia ranking.

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Averett University - Graduate & Professional Studies.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#5 Best Value Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#9 Best Value Marketing Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#21 Best Value Business Administration & Management Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#24 Best Value Human Resource Management Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#29 Best Value Criminal Justice & Corrections Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#29 Best Value Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#43 Best Criminal Justice & Corrections Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#44 Best Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#52 Best Business Administration & Management Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#79 Best Value Business, Management & Marketing Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Averett University - Graduate & Professional Studies has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#118 Best Business Schools Business Degree Central
#143 Highest Paid Business Administration & Management Graduates College Factual

Where Is Averett University - Graduate & Professional Studies?

Location of Averett University - Graduate & Professional Studies

Contact details for Averett University - Graduate & Professional Studies are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 420 W Main St, Danville, VA 24541
Phone: 800-448-5233
Website: https://gps.averett.edu
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/Danville-VA/Averett-University/167871927825?ref=ts
Twitter: http://twitter.com/AverettU1859

How Do I Get Into Averett University - Graduate & Professional Studies?

You can apply to Averett University - Graduate & Professional Studies online at: https://averett.secure.force.com/form?formid=217734

Admission Requirements for Averett University - Graduate & Professional Studies

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program neither required nor recommended
Recommendations considered but not required
SAT or ACT Scores neither required nor recommended
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Averett University - Graduate & Professional Studies?

56% Acceptance Rate
93% Of Accepted Are Women
The acceptance rate at Averett University - Graduate & Professional Studies is 56%, which is a sign that the school is fairly selective. While it may not be as hard to get into as other colleges, you should not take admission for granted.

Approximately 7% of accepted students are men and 93% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 20%, and the acceptance rate for women is 65%.

Can I Afford Averett University - Graduate & Professional Studies?

100% Take Out Loans
8.2% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Averett University - Graduate & Professional Studies, approximately 100% of students took out student loans averaging $5,500 a year. That adds up to $22,000 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Averett University - Graduate & Professional Studies is 8.2%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

Averett University - Graduate & Professional Studies Undergraduate Student Diversity

81 Full-Time Undergraduates
63% Women
40% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 218 undergraduate students at Averett University - Graduate & Professional Studies, with 81 being full-time and 137 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Averett University - Graduate & Professional Studies

There are also 267 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 81 full-time undergraduates at Averett University - Graduate & Professional Studies, 37% are male and 63% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Averett University - Graduate & Professional Studies

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Averett University - Graduate & Professional Studies students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Averett University - Graduate & Professional Studies Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 0
Black or African American 29
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 40
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 10

Online Learning at Averett University - Graduate & Professional Studies

548 Took All Classes Online
570 Took At Least One Class Online
0.7% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 12 bachelor’s degree and 11 master’s degree programs available online at Averett University - Graduate & Professional Studies. In 2017-2018, 570 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Averett University - Graduate & Professional Studies has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 25th most popular in Virginia for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Averett University - Graduate & Professional Studies

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Averett University - Graduate & Professional Studies was 0.7%. This is the #164 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at Averett University - Graduate & Professional Studies regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Averett University - Graduate & Professional Studies majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Accounting 50%
Curriculum & Instruction 15%
Human Resource Management 38%
Marketing 20%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Averett University - Graduate & Professional Studies ranks compared to all other mostly online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Averett University - Graduate & Professional Studies.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Transportation & Materials Moving #3
Air Transportation #3
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods #8
Sociology #9
Curriculum & Instruction #16
Special Education #17
Nursing #46
Marketing #49
Social Sciences #52
Educational Administration #57
Human Resource Management #63
Accounting #68
Criminal Justice & Corrections #75
Education #77
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #78
Business Administration & Management #101
Health Professions #108
Business, Management & Marketing #110

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Averett University - Graduate & Professional Studies Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Associate’s Bachelor’s Master’s TOTAL
Business Administration & Management 8 90 41 139
Educational Administration 0 0 23 23
Curriculum & Instruction 0 0 20 20
Human Resource Management 0 0 16 16
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 16 0 16
Special Education 0 0 9 9
Marketing 0 0 5 5
Nursing 0 4 0 4
Accounting 0 0 2 2
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods 0 1 0 1
Information Science 0 1 0 1
Sociology 0 1 0 1
Air Transportation 0 1 0 1
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 0 0 0
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 0 0 0
Health & Physical Education 0 0 0 0
Political Science & Government 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 8 114 116 238

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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