UVA remains committed to this ideal, with a financial aid model that makes a top education affordable to all U.S. students: We accept students solely on their academic merit, regardless of their ability to pay. We meet 100% of your financial need.
While the second-highest among public schools for out-of-state tuition, UVa's costs are cheaper than all of the private colleges in the rankings. UVa is listed by U.S. News as the 24th best overall value for a college education, based on quality of programs and its in-state tuition in 2012-13.Jul 8, 2013
Academic excellence: UVA is routinely ranked in the top 3 public universities in the United States (it goes back and forth between UVA and UC Berkeley) and an original on the Public Ivy League list. It has a highly regarded medical school and Biomedical Engineering program (both undergrad and PhD level).
UVA has ranked among the top three public schools every year. Overall, UVA ranked No. 24 among the 310 public, private and nonprofit “national universities” – institutions that offer a range of undergraduate and graduate majors and receive federal money for research support.Sep 12, 2016