Why Recruit?

Chartered in 1859, Averett University has a long history of producing high quality graduates in a wide variety of disciplines. How does Averett University accomplish this?

  • Co-educational, comprehensive private university with a highly diverse curriculum
  • Total enrollment of 2,600 (1,900 undergraduate students and 700 graduate students)
  • 14 Averett campuses throughout Virginia offer an extensive range of students including many adult learners
  • Averett stresses leadership and community activities
  • Student to faculty ratio of 14:1 which ensures individual and comprehensive training
  • Averett has an outstanding nationally recruited faculty, 74% of whom hold doctorates or terminal degrees. With a primary focus on student learning, they are also scholars, authors, and experts in their field.
  • Over 30 majors and 20 concentrations to choose from
  • Graduate Programs in Education and Business Administration

Undergraduate Catalog-2011-2012 (PDF)

Student Organizations


Averett’s main campus is located in the historic city of Danville, Virginia. Danville (pop. 45,000) is just three miles from the Virginia-North Carolina border and is convenient to airports in both states. The campus is in a residential neighborhood adjacent to Danville’s famed Millionaires Row, a collection of vast Victorian homes recognized by historians for their architectural splendor.