University description (as per official university website)
A public, four-year residential college located in the lush mountains of southwestern Virginia, The University of Virginia's College at Wise is recognized as one of the top public liberal arts colleges in the nation. The only branch campus of the University of Virginia, UVa-Wise was founded in 1954 and currently enrolls 1,900 students.
UVa-Wise is home to Virginia’s only undergraduate degree program in software engineering. UVa-Wise offers 29 majors, 27 minors, seven pre-professional programs and 23 teaching licensures.
For three consecutive years, students at UVa-Wise have graduated with the lowest debt load of any liberal arts college in the nation, according to “U.S. News and World Report.”
Accounting, Administration of Justice, Art, Biochemistry, Biology, Business Administration, Chemistry, College Major , Communication, Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Economics, English Literature, Environmental Science, Foreign Studies (Concentration in French, German or Spanish), French, Government, Health and Physical Education, History, Liberal Arts and Sciences, Mathematics, Medical Technology/Clinical Laboratory Science, Music, Nursing, Psychology, Sociology, Software Engineering , Spanish, Theater.
Accounting, Administration of Justice, Appalachian Studies, Art, Biology, Business, Chemistry, Communications, Computer Science, Economics, English, Foreign Languages (French, German, Spanish), History, International Studies, Library Media, Mathematics, Music, Philosophy, Physics
, Political Science, Psychology, Secondary Education, Sociology, Theater, Women's Studies.
Eighty percent of UVa-Wise students receive some form of financial assistance, including federal and state grants, scholarships, student loans and college employment.