University of Virginia at Wise

UVA Wise

The University of Virginia at Wise is located on Hwy 23 45 minutes south of Pikeville.

Students from the following Kentucky counties will qualify for reduced tuition at The University of Virginia's College at Wise:
Bell, Breathitt, Floyd, Harlan, Knott, Leslie, Letcher, Magoffin, Perry and Pike. (KTAG)
--Example. In 2012-2013:(source)

  • Non-resident tuition was $22,475 per year
  • KTAG tuition was $14,224 per year for freshmen and sophomores
  • KTAG tuition was $11,841 per year for juniors and seniors (making it smart to transfer with60transferrable semester hours)

Financial Aid
(Because UVA Wise is an out of state college/university, there is no KY state aid like CAP, KTG, or KEES.)

Transfer student admission

  • You must have a 2.2 overall college GPA; an admissions committee will review anyone with a 2.0-2.2 GPA. Students with <2.00 aren't admitted.
  • A maximum of 62 semester hours will be accepted for transfer credit from 2-year colleges.

Application for admission(PDF)

Jamie T. Rose
Associate Director of Admissions
One College Ave
Wise, VA 24293