University of Virginia
For nearly two centuries, University of Virginia has served as one of the nation’s premier academic institutions. Combining outstanding coursework, world-class faculty and cross-disciplinary collaboration, it is dedicated to advancing knowledge for the common good. Nearly 200 years after its founding, the University is at the forefront of important cross-disciplinary work being done by faculty and students across its 12 notable schools .
Today, the university’s level of engagement in the world is stronger than ever, from research initiatives designed to address key global challenges. For years, the University of Virginia has maintained a strong dedication to helping students and faculty experience and better understand the world. It is committed to fostering new knowledge about global dynamics and a deeper cross-cultural understanding.
At nearly 2,000 acres, the University of Virginia’s Grounds cover a large part of the City of Charlottesville. Beyond being an exceptional city in its own right, Charlottesville is conveniently located two hours south of the nation’s capital by car and just over one hour from Richmond, VA, to the east.
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