University of VirginiaWe strive to be great and good in all we do
The University of Virginia was founded in 1819 as the model for modern universities that has since been emulated all over the world.
After 200 years, this iconic institution of higher learning endures because it is fully immersed in meeting the greatest challenges of our time, day in and day out. It’s how we fulfill our animating purpose – to serve.
UVA is Virginia’s flagship institution of higher learning, perennially ranked as one of the best public universities in the nation.