UVA announced it's Class of 2027 acceptance rate of 16.21% vs 18.68% last year
The bottom line is that prestigious state universities are harder to get into than ever.
Unofficial 2022-2023 #UVA Admission Statistics (from their website)
Here are some unofficial numbers about this year's process. These numbers are up to date as of March 15, 2023. If you are a reporter, please contact the Office of University Communications for current, official information.
Total applications: 56,439 (50,962 last year)
Total number of VA apps: 15,169 (14,305)
Total number of OOS apps: 41,377 (36,657)
Total Offers of Admission
Overall offers: 9,184
Total VA offers: 4,074 (27% offer rate)
Total OOS offers: 5,110 (12% offer rate)
It's misleading to average these offer rates together because residency is a major factor in our review. If you are going to share these numbers, cite BOTH offer rates.
Total Regular Decision Applications
Total RD applications: 15,828 (16,306 last year)
Total number of VA RD apps: 3,413
Total number of OOS RD apps: 12,415
Total Regular Decision Offers of Admission
Overall RD offers: 2,182 (2,123 last year)
Total VA RD offers: 750 (22% offer rate)
Total OOS RD offers: 1,432 (12% offer rate)
We do not try to figure out an individual student's likelihood of enrolling and we don't use demonstrated interest, but overall yield trends influences the offer rate. Out-of-state residents tend to have a lower yield rate than Virginia residents. You can see yield rates on the statistics website.
Defers and Waiting List
VA Deferred applications reviewed: 2,439
VA Deferred applications offered admission: 217 (72 last year)
OOS Deferred applications reviewed: 4,934
OOS Deferred applications offered admission: 180 (83)
RD students offered the waiting list: 16% (16% last year)
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