Averett University Non Traditional Programs

Overview of Averett University Non Traditional Programs

Averett University-Non-traditional programs is in Danville, VA. Danville is a small city. The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. Averett University-Non-traditional programs issues awards (degrees) up to the level of Master's degree.

Areas of Study

Fields of study in vogue at the school include business and management.

Averett University-Non-traditional programs Selectivity

Not all applicants to Averett University-Non-traditional programs are accepted.


The most successful professors at the school are given tenure, encouraging them to stay with the school for a long time.

Student Body

Approximately 1,677 students study at Averett University-Non-traditional programs (in 2007-2008). Many of the students at the school are in their forties, or even older.

Student Life

Part-time study is common at Averett University-Non-traditional programs.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"Mission Statement Averett University, founded in 1859, offers courses of study leading to bachelor's and master's degrees in Danville and at regional centers in Virginia. Through personal attention for all students, Averett prepares them for successful lives by encouraging them, in the liberal arts tradition, to ask and answer important questions, form and defend judgments, and evaluate diverse views thoughtfully. In accordance with our Christian heritage, we value academic and religious freedom, spiritual growth, academic excellence, diversity, and tolerance."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Averett University-Non-traditional programs

Averett University-Non-traditional programs
420 W Main St
Danville , VA 24541
General Phone: (800) 448-5233

Averett University-Non-traditional programs Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Business and Management485business management, accounting, management science
Education and Teaching90curriculum and instruction
Security and Law Enforcement4criminal justice and administration
Liberal Arts4liberal arts and sciences, sociology
Transportation2aviation operations, air transportation
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy0sports and fitness management
Computer Science and Engineering0information science

Number of programs and degrees for Averett University-Non-traditional programs in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree25910
Master's degree3152
Associate's degree111

Averett University-Non-traditional programs Student Body

In 2007-2008, Averett University-Non-traditional programs had a total enrollment of 1,677 students (1,226 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Women 100%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 62%
Graduate 38%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 54%
Black 41%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 1%
American Indian 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 0%
20-21 1%
22-24 5%
25-29 19%
30-34 16%
35-39 19%
40-49 28%
50-64 10%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)


Averett University-Non-traditional programs Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Part-Time 50 %

Averett University-Non-traditional programs Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Danville, Virginia for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Virginia Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Averett University-Non-traditional programs Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Application Requirements:

Class Ranknot required
High School Recordrecommended
College Prep Programnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)not required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required
Years of College Work Before Admittancerecommended

Averett University-Non-traditional programs Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
Averett University-Non-traditional programs participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 003702A1)

Averett University-Non-traditional programs Faculty

Averett University-Non-traditional programs has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year2*0*
Associate professorcalendar year4$60,5750*
Assistant professorcalendar year1*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year7$59,5361*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Averett University-Non-traditional programs Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Management Science, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Information Science/Studies

Education And Teaching
Curriculum and Instruction

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration

Air Transportation, Other
Aviation/Airway Management and Operations

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What Sets Averett University-Non-traditional programs Apart:

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