Averett University students receive the skills and knowledge to get a first job or enter graduate school and develop the habits of the mind that will allow them to adapt to a constantly changing world. AU offers 30 undergraduate majors and areas of study as well as adult programs and degrees.
If you want to learn in a traditional campus setting or if you are a working professional who needs convenience and flexibility, Averett has a degree program to fit your life.
Founded in 1859 as a school for young women, Averett grew to a fully accredited, co-educational, four-year college in 1971. Today, the University attracts students from 25 states and approximately 19 foreign countries and offers degree programs at 14 Virginia locations. Averett is a higher educational partner of the Baptist General Association of Virginia.
We invite you to learn more about our vibrant academic community. More than 2,600 students make Averett their University of choice. Our students study not only on our main campus in Danville, VA, but also in classroom locations statewide.