Academic Programs

Guided by the liberal arts tradition, UVa-Wise teaches critical thinking above all else, in an effort to transform knowledge into wisdom and produce students who use their success to serve the region and the world.


UVa-Wise students can select major and minor course studies from a variety of prestigious academic programs, including the only undergraduate software engineering degree program in the state.

The academic calendar contains important dates for current and prospective students, including registration and application deadlines, college holidays and more.

Academic Calendar

"I always encourage my accounting majors to work in public accounting at least for a few years. They will gain valuable experience!"

Teena Fast
CPA, Instructor in Accounting
Department of Business and Economics

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Teena Fast

In recognition of our excellent academics, UVa-Wise has been deemed a top 10 Public Liberal Arts College by the U.S. News & World Report. No matter which of our academic programs students choose, they can expect engaging, hands-on learning experiences, due to our 13:1 student-faculty ratio.


For more academic resources, such as information about online learning, interdisciplinary studies and more, please continue to explore this page. To see for yourself how UVa-Wise provides the very best for its students, plan a visit to campus or start the application process today!