College Deliberately: Averett University

Averett University is a very small, private not-for-profit, four-year University that emphasizes character, career and culture located in the town of Danville, VA. It is known for Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration, Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies and Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.

Averett University

place 420 W Main St, Danville, VA 24541
phone Phone: (434) 791-5600
web Web: https://www.averett.edu
  • Averett University is also known as:
    Averett University, AU


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Averett University Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges Accredited 1928-01-01 2027-12-14
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Averett University prepares students to serve and lead as catalysts for positive change. Averett fulfills this mission by educating students from diverse backgrounds, cultures, and nations through liberal arts-based undergraduate and graduate programs in a personal, collegial, interdisciplinary environment.

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Last updated: 2021-06-11

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Student Centeredness

3.3 of 10
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Student Services

Students with disabilities:
Less than 3% of students registered with learning or other disabilty.
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Associate degree
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Averett University is in NCAA Division III with football. The largest three sports are:
Sport Total Athletes
Football Men’s 158
Baseball Men’s 42
Wrestling Men’s 38

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Tuition for Averett University is in the 77.2 percentile of all colleges and universities, which we classify as expensive.
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