Resources › For Students and Parents Virginia Intermont College Admissions SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid, Scholarships & More Share Flipboard Email Print For Students and Parents College Admissions College Profiles College Admissions Process College Rankings Choosing A College Application Tips Essay Samples & Tips Testing Graphs College Financial Aid Extracurricular Activities Advanced Placement Homework Help Private School Test Prep College Life Graduate School Business School Law School Distance Learning View More By Allen Grove College Admissions Expert Ph.D., English, University of Pennsylvania M.A., English, University of Pennsylvania B.S., Materials Science & Engineering and Literature, MIT Dr. Allen Grove is an Alfred University English professor and a college admissions expert with 20 years of experience helping students transition to college. our editorial process Facebook Facebook Twitter Twitter Allen Grove Updated March 06, 2017 Note: Virginia Intermont College closed in May, 2014, following financial and accreditation problems. Virginia Intermont College Description:Virginia Intermont College is a small, private liberal arts college located in Bristol, Virginia. The 147-acre campus sits adjacent to the Holston mountain range and the Blue Ridge Mountains and is just an hour from Tennessee’s Cherokee National Forest. The town of Bristol also offers a lively cultural scene, as it is considered the "Birthplace of Country Music." Academically, Virginia Intermont has a student faculty ratio of 8 to 1 and offers 16 undergraduate areas of study. The most popular programs include interdisciplinary studies, business administration, equine studies and photography and digital imaging. The residential environment is close-knit, and students participate actively in campus life, which encompasses nearly 20 student clubs and organizations, an extensive equestrian program and a diverse spiritual community. The Virginia Intermont Cobras compete in the NAIA Division II Appalachian Athletic Conference in baseball, basketball, golf, softball, soccer, volleyball and cycling.Admissions Data (2013):Percent of Applicants Admitted: 96%Test Scores -- 25th / 75th PercentileSAT Critical Reading: 410 / 545SAT Math: 380 / 475SAT Writing: - / -What these SAT numbers meanACT Composite: 18 / 22ACT English: 16 / 23ACT Math: 16 / 21What these ACT numbers meanEnrollment (2013):Total Enrollment: 378 (all undergraduates)Gender Breakdown: 34% Male / 66% Female 88% Full-timeCosts (2013 - 14):Tuition and Fees: $24,642Books: $1,200 (why so much?)Room and Board: $7,849Other Expenses: $6,200Total Cost: $39,891Virginia Intermont College Financial Aid (2012 - 13):Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 90%Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of AidGrants: 89%Loans: 71% Average Amount of AidGrants: $17,663Loans: $7,585Most Popular Majors:Business Administration, Equine Studies, Interdisciplinary Studies, PhotographyGraduation and Retention Rates:First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 53%4-Year Graduation Rate: 32%6-Year Graduation Rate: 46%Data Source:National Center for Educational StatisticsVirginia Intermont College Mission Statement:"Virginia Intermont College is a liberal arts-based, baccalaureate-granting institution serving traditional students in its professional programs and in its humanities, arts, social science and natural science curricula. Virginia Intermont also serves the educational needs of its regional adult population through its Evening and Weekend College. The college is dedicated to delivering to all of its students an educational experience in which critical thinking, creativity, oral and written communication and cultural appreciation are fundamental components. Virginia Intermont strives in its service to its students to create an atmosphere conducive to intellectual, spiritual, physical, social, aesthetic, and professional development."