Diamond League
University of Virginia

USA

University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, United States

44 World
rank
28 Country
rank
Foundation year:
1819
Short name:
Uva / Virginia
Type:
Public
Students:
22080
Faculty:
2330
Faculty/Students Ratio:
9
:
1
Web-site:
www.virginia.edu
Region:
North America
Location:
Charlottesville, VA
  Dimension Rank Score
Overall 44 83.372
Teaching 37 87.352
Research 88 81.644
International Diversity 260 61.212
Financial Sustainability 166 75.939
Additional Rankings Rank Score
Reputation Rankings 75 89.357
Research Perfomance Rankings 146 75.598
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TEACHING
World Rank: 37
Country rank: 24
Score: 87.352
League: Diamond League
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name
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40 %
Academic staff per students 20 %
Academic staff per bachelor degrees awarded 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per academic staff 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per bachelor degrees awarded 20 %
World teaching reputation 20 %
RESEARCH
World Rank: 88
Country rank: 41
Score: 81.644
League: Diamond League
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name
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40 %
Citations per academic and research staff 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per admitted PhD 20 %
Normalized citation impact 20 %
Papers per academic and research staff 20 %
World research reputation 20 %
INTERNATIONAL DIVERSITY
World Rank: 260
Country rank: 54
Score: 61.212
League: Silver League
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name
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10 %
Share of international academic staff 20 %
Share of international students 20 %
Share of international co-authored papers 20 %
Reputation outside region 20 %
International level 20 %
FINANCIAL SUSTAINABILITY
World Rank: 166
Country rank: 61
Score: 75.939
League: Golden League
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name
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10 %
Institutional income per academic staff 20 %
Institutional income per students 20 %
Papers per research income 20 %
Research income per academic and research staff 20 %
Research income per institutional income 20 %

Overview

The University of Virginia is distinctive among institutions of higher education. Founded by Thomas Jefferson in 1819, the University sustains the ideal of developing, through education, leaders who are well-prepared to help shape the future of the nation. The University is public, while nourished by the strong support of its alumni. It is also selective; the students who come here have been chosen because they show the exceptional promise Jefferson envisioned.

Mission Statement

Purpose: The central purpose of the University of Virginia is to enrich the mind by stimulating and sustaining a spirit of free inquiry directed to understanding the nature of the universe and the role of mankind in it. Activities designed to quicken, discipline, and enlarge the intellectual and creative capacities, as well as the aesthetic and ethical awareness, of the members of the University and to record, preserve, and disseminate the results of intellectual discovery and creative endeavor serve this purpose. In fulfilling it, the University places the highest priority on achieving eminence as a center of higher learning.