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First-Time Freshman

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At Averett, freshmen
do amazing things

First-Time Freshman

Aeronautics majors fly their first semester. Equestrian Studies majors ride their first week. Theatre majors star in professional productions. Physical Education and Sports Medicine majors intern with NFL teams. Biology majors work alongside faculty on cutting-edge research. Student-athletes start on varsity teams. Nursing students train in high tech simulation labs.

Thanks to a strong background in liberal arts and access to real-world experiences, Averett students develop skills to succeed in any career. Many are accepted into graduate programs at the nation’s leading institutions, including Boston University, Columbia University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, VCOM and University of Chicago.

Averett’s 14:1 student-teacher ratio means you’ll have personal attention from faculty members as you discover, develop and live your dreams.


Averett University’s selective admissions policy ensures students have the best chance of success in our programs.

  • Minimum SAT score for admission: 850
  • Minimum ACT score for admission: 15
  • Minimum high school GPA for admission: 2.5

Additional requirements apply. International students must undergo a credential evaluation to show they have met an equivalent performance standard. 

Students with a 3.0 or higher high school GPA may opt to send a graded writing sample in lieu of test scores.

For more information about Averett University and our programs, contact us or apply today and start working toward your dreams!

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