Southern Virginia University: Admission & Tests

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Here is a quick overview of Southern Virginia University general admissions procedures, application policies and fees, as well as desirable SAT and ACT college test scores that you might need to have in order to enroll at this school.

Admission Information

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
Southern Virginia University admission requirements are rather strong, in 2015/16 this college accepted only 38% of the applicants.

The college does not require you to submit reference letters with your application and doesn't require admission test scores.

Southern Virginia University usually will accept your:
  • dual credits
    (from the courses giving both high school and college credits)
  • credits for life experience
    (for example, learned through independent study, non-credit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities)
  • advanced placement credits
    (from the college-level courses taught in high school)

Application Fee

Application
Fee
$35
Southern Virginia University requires a fee paid when you submit an application for admission.

The undergraduate application fee at Southern Virginia University is $35.00.

SAT Test Scores

Submitting the results of Scholastic Ability Test is usual part of the application. 50 percent of applicants at Southern Virginia University submitted results of their SAT test.

Most applicants who took SAT scored from 450 to 600 on Critical Reading, from 410 to 590 on Math, and from 430 to 570 on Writing. Based off those numbers, if you got a score above 560 in SAT Critical Reading, 550 in SAT Math, and 530 in SAT Writing, this should make you safe for being admitted at this institution.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

SAT Critical Reading
420
530
560

SAT Math
380
500
550

SAT Writing
400
500
530

ACT Test Scores

Taking American College Test is a really important bit of the application at Southern Virginia University. 84% of applicants submitted results of their ACT test.

Most applicants who took ACT scored from 18 to 27 on Composite, from 17 to 27 on English, from 17 to 26 on Math, and from 3 to 11 on Writing. Judging from these numbers, if you have got above 25 in ACT Composite, 25 in ACT English, 24 in ACT Math, and 9 in ACT Writing - that will be good enough to get admitted at this college.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

ACT Composite
17
23
25

ACT English
16
22
25

ACT Math
16
22
24

ACT Writing
3
7
9

Contact Admissions

Phone
(540)
261-8400
To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to Southern Virginia University, please contact this college directly.

You can call the school's general information office at (540) 261-8400 or check Southern Virginia University Website

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