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University of Virginia

Location: Charlottesville, Virginia

Founded: 1819

ORAU Member since: 1946 (Charter Member)

Member Councilor: David J. Hudson

Enrollment: 24,360 (fall 2017)

Mission Statement:

The University of Virginia is a public institution of higher learning guided by a founding vision of discovery, innovation, and development of the full potential of talented students from all walks of life. It serves the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world by developing responsible citizen leaders and professionals; advancing, preserving, and disseminating knowledge; and providing world-class patient care.

We are defined by:

  • Our enduring commitment to a vibrant and unique residential learning¬† environment marked by the free and collegial exchange of ideas;
  • Our unwavering support of a collaborative, diverse community bound together by distinctive foundational values of honor, integrity, trust, and respect;
  • Our universal dedication to excellence and affordable access.

Website: University of Virginia