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Thursday, March 16, 2023

Unofficial 2022-2023 #UVA Admission Statistics

Here are some unofficial numbers about this year's process. These numbers are up to date as of March 15, 2023. If you are a reporter, please contact the Office of University Communications for current, official information. 

Total Applications

Total applications: 56,439 (50,962 last year)
Total number of VA apps: 15,169 (14,305)
Total number of OOS apps: 41,377 (36,657)

Total Offers of Admission 

Overall offers:  9,184
Total VA offers: 4,074 (27% offer rate) 
Total OOS offers:  5,110 (12% offer rate) 
It's misleading to average these offer rates together because residency is a major factor in our review. If you are going to share these numbers, cite BOTH offer rates.

Total Regular Decision Applications

Total RD applications: 15,828 (16,306 last year)
Total number of VA RD apps: 3,413
Total number of OOS RD apps: 12,415

Total Regular Decision Offers of Admission 

Overall RD offers: 2,182 (2,123 last year)
Total VA RD offers: 750 (22% offer rate) 
Total OOS RD offers: 1,432 (12% offer rate)
We do not try to figure out an individual student's likelihood of enrolling and we don't use demonstrated interest, but overall yield trends influence the offer rate. Out-of-state residents tend to have a lower yield rate than Virginia residents. You can see yield rates on the statistics website.

Defers and Waiting List 

VA Deferred applications reviewed: 2,439
VA Deferred applications offered admission: 217 (72 last year)
OOS Deferred applications reviewed:
OOS Deferred applications offered admission: 180 (83)

RD students offered the waiting list: 16% (16% last year)
The waiting list forms as students opt into it via the applicant portal
 and we have seen up to HALF decline putting themselves on the list. The waiting list can be thought of as having ten different segments (in-state and OOS for each of the five schools that take first-year students).

A few notes:

1. I can not fulfill requests for more statistics. You can see official admission data, including admission data by residency and school of entry from past years, on the website. Unofficial early decision and early action statistics were shared when we concluded those rounds.

2. Admitted students will get a hard copy of their letter in their offer packet. Unfortunately, I can't predict when USPS will put that in your mailbox.

3. Students offered the waiting list option should read the Waiting List FAQs. That link will be in the decision letter as well.

4. The EcholsRodman, and College Science Scholars program invitations will cone out next week. I will post an update when I have one. Some invitations are going to students to applied in the early rounds. Echols and Rodman also allow self-nomination after your first semester. Miller Arts Scholars apply after the first semester.

Good luck on Friday night! If you get an offer, we are thrilled to have you considering UVA! We will be in touch by email to let you know about virtual and in-person admitted student events. If this is the end of your time with UVA, best wishes for the rest of your college search. There are exciting times ahead for all of you. I have loved interacting with you here, on Twitter, Instagram, Tiktok, reddit, and Discord. Thank you all for considering UVA!