University of Virginia-Main Campus
1827 University Avenue
Charlottesville, VA 22903
Type: 4-year College or University
In 1819, Thomas Jefferson founded the University of Virginia and inaugurated a bold experiment - a public university designed to advance human knowledge, educate leaders and cultivate an informed citizenry.
Two centuries later, Jefferson's vision thrives. Across Grounds - and throughout the world - UVA students, faculty, staff and alumni challenge convention, break barriers and pursue the greater good.