University of Virginia

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University Ranking

According to many authorities, University of Virginia is ranked in the top 100 universities in the USA and between 100 and 250 worldwide. University of Virginia is ranked #109 internationally and #26 domestically by US News & World Report for the year 2021. While worldwide rankings increased by 2 points in 2021 compared to 2020 rankings, national rankings fell by 2 points. Both lists are based on the University of Virginia's 2020 admissions data, which showed a 23% acceptance rate and a 20.6% early acceptance rate. Candidates with higher-than-average ACT or SAT test scores were given admissions consideration.


The University of Virginia is ranked #117 by THE for the year 2021, up 10 spots from the ranking for the previous year, 2020. THE receives a score of 90.4 for its citations, followed by 51 for its worldwide outlook and a score of 59.2 overall, which is above average. However, QS has moved University of Virginia up from #198 in 2020 to #217 in 2021. University of Virginia receives a QS score of 40.3, with the greatest faculty student ratio (60.9) and the lowest foreign student ratio (13.9).

Ranked By20182019202020212022
ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Universities Rankings 151-200151-200151-200NANA
QS - World University Ranking 173192198217226
THE (Times Higher Education) - University Ranking 113107107117127
US News & World Report - Global Universities111107107109110
US News & World Report - National University Ranking2525282625
Course Ranking

There are 12 schools of business, medicine, architecture, arts & sciences, engineering, education, data science, commerce, law, nursing, etc. at the University of Virginia. US News & World Report places the University of Georgia Business School at #7 and the Graduate Business School of the University of Virginia at #11 for the year 2021. The University of Virginia's PG Business & Economics courses are ranked #75 by THE and #51 by QS for 2021, respectively.


The University of Virginia's PG Engineering & Technology courses are ranked by US News & World Report among its various specialties, while THE lists them in the 251-300 range for the year 2021. These areas of expertise include electrical engineering (#35), computer engineering (#30), biomedical engineering (#28), aerospace engineering (#26), and others. The University of Virginia's PG Computers programmes have also been rated by THE; their rankings for 2021 vary from 201-250.


Ranking for Business Courses
Ranked By20182019202020212022
Bloomberg - Best Business School USA 95639NA
FT (Financial Times) - GMBA Ranking 32231811NA
QS - Accounting & Finance 101-150101-150151-200151-200NA
QS - Global MBA 4650565154
THE (Times Higher Education) - PG Business and Economics 45666975101-125
US News & World Report - Entrepreneurship MBA NANANA1830
US News & World Report - Graduate Business School 1312121113
US News & World Report - UG BusinessNA8878
Ranking for Engineering Courses
Ranked By20182019202020212022
QS - Architecture & Built Environment Rankings101-150151-200151-200151-200NA
QS - Engineering and Technology [11]287250269275NA
QS - Mechanical, Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering Rankings251-300251-300251-300251-300NA
THE (Times Higher Education) - PG Engineering and Technology [12]126-150201-250201-250251-300201-250
US News & World Report - Aerospace Engineering PGNANANA2625
US News & World Report - Best UG Biomedical Engineering SchoolsNANANA2429
US News & World Report - Biomedical Engineering PGNANANA2824
US News & World Report - Chemical Engineering PGNANANA3633
US News & World Report - Civil Engineering PGNANANA4346
US News & World Report - Electrical Engineering PGNANANA3537
US News & World Report - Mechanical Engineering PGNANANA4041
Ranking for Computers Courses
Ranked By20182019202020212022
THE (Times Higher Education) - PG Computers 126-150176-200201-250201-250201-250
US News & World Report - Computer Engineering PGNANANA3033
Ranking for Science Courses
Ranked By20182019202020212022
ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Shanghai Mathematics Rankings101-150101-15076-10076-100NA
ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Shanghai Physics Rankings101-150151-200151-200151-200NA
QS - Pharmacy & Pharmacology Rankings201-250201-250151-200101-150NA
QS - Physics and Astronomy Rankings151-200201-250151-200201-250NA
QS - QS - Biological Sciences Rankings151-200201-250201-250201-250NA
QS - QS - Mathematics Rankings201-250151-200151-200201-250NA
THE (Times Higher Education) - Life Sciences Rankings151-175201-250176-200151-175176-200
THE (Times Higher Education) - THE - Psychology Rankings3026202836
Ranking for Humanities Courses
Ranked By20182019202020212022
ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Shanghai Political Sciences Rankings31444751-75NA
ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Shanghai Sociology Ranking101-150101-150101-150101-150NA
QS - Politics Rankings101-150151-200151-200151-200NA
QS - QS - Sociology Rankings201-250151-200151-200151-200NA
THE (Times Higher Education) - Arts & Humanities Rankings101-125101-125101-125101-125126-150
Ranking for Medicine Courses
Ranked By20182019202020212022
ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Shanghai Nursing Rankings51-7576-10076-100101-150NA
QS - QS - Medicine Rankings151-200151-200101-150101-150NA
QS - QS - Nursing Rankings51-10051-10051-10051-100NA
THE (Times Higher Education) - Clinical and Health Rankings101-1258698126-150126-150
US News & World Report - Best Graduate Medical Schools24NANA6NA
US News & World Report - Best Graduate Nursing Schools19NANA1519
Ranking for Law Courses
Ranked By20182019202020212022
ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Shanghai Law Ranking131279NA
QS - QS - Law Rankings51-10051-10051-10046NA
THE (Times Higher Education) - THE - Law Rankings2936555346
US News & World Report - Best Graduate Law Schools89888


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Frequently asked questions

Everything you need to know about University of Virginia
Where is University of Virginia located?

University of Virginia is located in Charlottesville, USA

How much does it cost to study in University of Virginia?

The average first year cost to study in University of Virginia is INR 4822772

What is the acceptance rate for University of Virginia?

University of Virginia has an acceptance rate of 12.5%

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