Undergraduate Admissions

Welcome! Step by step you will find all of the information you'll need to apply for admission to the Curry School of Education.

Step 1:

Find the undergraduate program that best fits your interest and needs. Be sure to check out admissions requirements for the program you're interested in.

The Kinesiology program is a pre-professional program for students interested in graduate study in such areas as athletic training, nutrition, physical therapy, medicine, and public health. Kinesiology also provides the training for entry-level jobs in coaching, work with individuals with disabilities, or work in personal fitness/wellness centers.

Step 2: Visit Us

Interested in learning more about the Kinesiology program?  Attend one of our information sessions led by David Edwards, faculty member in Kinesiology.  EMAIL Dr. Edwards (dae7c@virginia.edu) if you are interested in attending one of the following sessions:

October 11th @ 2pm, held in Memorial Gym room 211
November 15th @ 2pm, held in Memorial Gym room 211

Throughout fall semester, several additional opportunities will be available for high school students and families to visit U.Va., tour the Grounds, and meet with representatives from the Kinesiology program.

Step 3: Pay attention to Deadlines

The Early Action submission deadline is November 1. 

The regular submission deadline is January 1.

Step 4: Submit your application

Apply to the Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia through the Office of Undergraduate Admission.  U.Va. accepts only the Common Application (Common App) for both first year and transfer admission.  The Common App is available on August 1.  Visit the Common App Online to begin your application. 

Step 5: Prepare Financially

Submit your FAFSA online and visit the Student Financial Services office to learn more about paying for college.

Step 6: Next Steps

Check out the Office of Undergraduate Admission’s timetable to learn when you expect to hear back from us with an admissions decision

The bachelor's degree in Speech Pathology & Audiology (SPA) is open to undergraduate students enrolled at the University of Virginia.  Students apply to the Curry School of Education by February 1 of their second year at U.Va.  Admitted students complete their third and fourth years in the Curry School, earning a B.S.Ed. in SPA.  Because this is a pre-professional program, students typically go on to earn a master’s degree, so they can become licensed speech pathologists.

Step 2: Visit Us

Schedule a campus tour, and meet with faculty members to learn more about the Speech Pathology & Audiology program.

Step 3: Pay attention to Deadlines

The Early Action submission deadline is November 1. 
The regular submission deadline is January 1.
You will be eligible to apply to the B.S.Ed in SPA program by February 1 of your second year.

Step 4: Submit your application

You may not begin the SPA program until you have completed 60 credits of general education courses. We recommend you apply to the College of Arts & Sciences to complete these requirements. To apply visit the Office of Undergraduate Admission.  U.Va. accepts only the Common Application (Common App) for both first year and transfer admission.  The Common App is available on August 1.  Visit the Common App Online to begin your application. 

Step 5: Prepare Financially

Submit your FAFSA online and visit the Student Financial Services office to learn more about paying for college.

Step 6: Be aware of program requirements

During your first two years, you should complete the following program requirements:

12 credits in Humanities including English Composition (required) and English Literature (required), with the balance from any of the following: Foreign Language, Public Speaking, Fine Arts, Music, and Philosophy
12 credits in Social Sciences including one class in American History (required) and two classes in Sociology and/or Psychology (required), with the balance from any of the following: History, Anthropology, Sociology, Economics, Political Science, Geography, and Psychology;
15 credits in Natural Sciences and Mathematics including MATH 1110 or higher (required), a physical science course (required), one course in the biological sciences (required), and Statistics (required);
6 credits in Professional Education including EDLF 3150 or PSYC 2700 (required) and EDLF 3160 (required); Contemporary Health Issues (EDHS 4600) (required);
One class in Physical Activity (required)

The five-year Bachelor / Master of Teaching program is open to undergraduate U.Va. students and rising third-year transfer students. Admitted students meet Virginia licensure requirements while earning their bachelors and masters degrees. Areas of study include Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Special Education, and Secondary Education (English,foreign language, math, science, social studies). 

Step 2: Visit Us

Schedule a campus tour, attend an info session  and meet with faculty members to learn more about the Teacher Education program

Step 3: Pay attention to Deadlines

The Early Action submission deadline is November 1. 

The regular submission deadline is January 1.

You must apply to the Bachelor/Master of Teaching program by Feb 1 of your second year.

Step 4: Do your research

You may not begin the Bachelor/Master of Teaching program until after you have completed 60 credits of college coursework. You should apply to the College of Arts & Sciences to complete your general education requirements.

Depending on the certification you seek (ie – elementary, foreign language, etc…) there may be special requirements for entry into your program of choice. Be sure to visit the program descriptions, to ensure you know all of the pre-requisites necessary for admittance into each program. All students seeking licensure in secondary areas are required to have an undergraduate major in the content in which the student is seeking endorsement.

Step 5: Apply to U.Va

To apply visit the Office of Undergraduate Admission.  U.Va. accepts only the Common Application (Common App) for both first year and transfer admission.  The Common App is available on August 1.  Visit the Common App Online to begin your application. 

Step 5: Prepare Financially

Submit your FAFSA online and visit the Student Financial Services office to learn more about paying for college.

Step 6: Next Steps

Check out the Office of Undergraduate Admission’s timetable to learn when you expect to hear back from us with an admissions decision

The Youth and Social Innovation major intends to prepare students to work in a variety of settings.  Some might elect to work with youth directly in established out-of-school programs like the Boys & Girls Club or Big Brothers/Big Sisters.  Graduates from the major may also go on to work on behalf of youth in policy settings such as think tanks or alongside elected officials in Washington, D.C.  Or, a graduate may become an innovator and develop a new program benefiting teens.   Currently, this program is available only to current UVA students.

Step 2: Visit Us

Schedule a campus tour, and meet with faculty members to learn more about the Youth & Social Innovation program

Step 3: Pay Attention to Deadlines

The Early Action submission deadline is November 1. 

The regular submission deadline is January 1.

Step 4: Submit your application

Only current U.Va students are eligible to apply to Youth & Social Innovation program. We recommend you apply to the College of Arts & Sciences to complete your general education requirements, and apply to the YSI program after your first or second semester. To apply visit the Office of Undergraduate Admission.  U.Va. accepts only the Common App for both first year and transfer admission.  Visit the Common App Online to begin your application.

Step 5: Prepare Financially

Submit your FAFSA online and visit the Student Financial Services office to learn more about paying for college.

Step 6: Next Steps

Check out the Office of Undergraduate Admission’s timetable to learn when you expect to hear back from us with an admissions decision

Step 1:

Find the undergraduate program that best fits your interest and needs. Be sure to check out admissions requirements for the program you're interested in.

The Kinesiology major is a direct-admit, 4-year program. Current first- or second-year UVA students interested in transferring into the program may apply for the program, but space is limited.

Step 2: Attend an Information Session

Interested in learning more about the Kinesiology program?  Attend one of our information sessions.

Step 3: Pay attention to deadlines

Current first- or second-year UVA students interested in transferring into the program must apply by February 1.

Step 4: Make sure your current courses are preparing you to transfer:

Applicants should be in excellent academic standing and should be well on their way to completing:

12 hours in the Humanities (including ENWR 1505 or equivalent)
12 hours in the Social Sciences, including SOC (any number) and PSYC (any number)
12 hours in the Natural Sciences (BIOL 2010/2020 with 2030/2040
One course in a natural science other than Biology
A second-writing requirement should be completed by the end of the second year.

Step 5: Complete your application

The application for transfer into the Curry School's Kinesiology program will be available January 1.

Step 6: Next Steps

After you’ve applied, you can expect an admission decision within 30 days.

The bachelor's degree in Speech Pathology & Audiology (SPA) is open to undergraduate students enrolled at the University of Virginia.  Students apply to the Curry School of Education by February 1 of their second year at U.Va.  Admitted students complete their third and fourth years in the Curry School, earning a B.S.Ed. in SPA.  Because this is a pre-professional program, students typically go on to earn a master’s degree, so they can become licensed speech pathologists.

Step 2: Pay attention to Deadlines

You must apply by February 1st of your second year

Step 3: Be Aware of Program Requirements

Prior to beginning the SPA program you should have completed the following course work:

12 credits in Humanities including English Composition (required) and English Literature (required), with the balance from any of the following: Foreign Language, Public Speaking, Fine Arts, Music, and Philosophy
12 credits in Social Sciences including one class in American History (required) and two classes in Sociology and/or Psychology (required), with the balance from any of the following: History, Anthropology, Sociology, Economics, Political Science, Geography, and Psychology;
15 credits in Natural Sciences and Mathematics including MATH 1110 or higher (required), a physical science course (required), one course in the biological sciences (required), and Statistics (required);
6 credits in Professional Education including EDLF 3150 or PSYC 2700 (required) and EDLF 3160 (required); Contemporary Health Issues (EDHS 4600) (required);
One class in Physical Activity (required)

Step 4: Submit your application

Apply to the Speech Pathology & Audiology program by completing and returning the APPLICATION to the Curry Office of Admissions by February 1

Step 5: Next Steps

After you’ve applied, you can expect to receive a letter of decision from Curry within 30 days.

The five-year Bachelor / Master of Teaching program is open to undergraduate U.Va. students and rising third-year transfer students. Admitted students meet Virginia licensure requirements while earning their bachelors and masters degrees. Areas of study include Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Special Education, and Secondary Education (English,foreign language, math, science, social studies). 

Step 2: Visit Us

Attend an information session and meet with faculty members to learn more about the Teacher Education program.

Step 3: Pay attention to Deadlines

You may not begin the Bachelor/Master of Teaching program until you have completed 60 credits of college coursework. You should submit your application to the B/MT program during the semester in which you are completing your 60th credit.

Step 4: Do your research

Be sure to visit the program descriptions, to ensure you know all of the pre-requisites necessary for admittance into each program. All students seeking licensure in secondary areas are required to have an undergraduate major in the content in which the student is seeking endorsement.

Step 5: Apply to Curry

Complete the Permission to Enroll application and return to the Teacher Education office, Room 326 Bavaro Hall.

Step 5: Submit your test scores

Please note that you must submit both official GRE scores and qualifying scores on one of the following:

SATs score of 1100, with at least 530 verbal, 530 math, OR
ACTs:  composite score of 24, with at least 22 in math, and an English Plus Reading score of 46 OR
PRAXIS CORE ACADEMIC SKILLS FOR EDUCATORS taken after 1/1/14 – 150 math, 156 reading, 162 writing; if taken prior to 1/1/14, PRAXIS I: 178 math, 178 reading, 175 writing or 532 composite score OR
VCLA: Reading and Writing as an optional assessment for the PRAXIS I reading and writing tests (writing subtest of 235, reading subtest of 235, composite score of 470) in combination with qualifying math scores from SATs, ACTs or PRAXIS I.

Step 6: Next Steps

After you’ve applied, you can expect to receive a letter of decision from Curry within 30 days.

The Youth and Social Innovation major intends to prepare students to work in a variety of settings.  Some might elect to work with youth directly in established out-of-school programs like the Boys & Girls Club or Big Brothers/Big Sisters.  Graduates from the major may also go on to work on behalf of youth in policy settings such as think tanks or alongside elected officials in Washington, D.C.  Or, a graduate may become an innovator and develop a new program benefiting teens.   Currently, this program is available only to current UVA students.

Step 2: Pay attention to Deadlines

You must apply by February 1st.

Step 3: Submit your application to the Curry School

Complete your YSI transfer APPLICATION and submit it, along with a current SIS transcript to the Curry School Office of Admissions.

Step 1:

Find the undergraduate program that best fits your interest and needs. Be sure to check out admissions requirements for the program you're interested in.

Students interested in transferring to kinesiology from other institutions must apply for admission through the same process as incoming high school students. Generally, transfer applications are reviewed each spring.

Step 2: Visit Us

Interested in learning more about the Kinesiology program?  Attend one of our information sessions led by David Edwards, faculty member in Kinesiology.  EMAIL Dr. Edwards (dae7c@virginia.edu) if you are interested in attending one of the following sessions:

  • September by appointment
  • October by appointment

Throughout fall semester, several additional opportunities will be available for transfer students and families to visit U.Va., tour the Grounds, and meet with representatives from the Kinesiology program.


Step 3: Pay attention to Deadlines

  • The Early Action submission deadline is November 1. 

  • The regular submission deadline is January 1.

Step 4: Submit your application

Apply to the Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia through the Office of Undergraduate Admission.  U.Va. accepts only the Common Application (Common App) for both first year and transfer admission.  The Common App is available on August 1.  Visit the Common App Online to begin your application. 

Step 5: Prepare Financially

Submit your FAFSA online and visit Student Financial Services to learn more about paying for college.

Step 6: Next Steps

Check out the Office of Undergraduate Admission’s timetable to learn when you expect to hear back from us with an admissions decision

The bachelor's degree in Speech Pathology & Audiology (SPA) is open to undergraduate students enrolled at the University of Virginia.  Students apply to the Curry School of Education by February 1 of their second year at U.Va.  Admitted students complete their third and fourth years in the Curry School, earning a B.S.Ed. in SPA.  Because this is a pre-professional program, students typically go on to earn a master’s degree, so they can become licensed speech pathologists.

Step 2: Visit Us

Schedule a campus tour, and meet with faculty members to learn more about the Speech Pathology & Audiology program.

Step 3: Pay attention to Deadlines

  • The Early Action submission deadline is November 1. 

  • The regular submission deadline is January 1.

  • You will be eligible to apply to the B.S.Ed in SPA program by February 1 of your second year.

Step 4: Be aware of program requirements

Prior to applying to SPA you should receive the following credits:

  • 12 credits in Humanities including English Composition (required) and English Literature (required), with the balance from any of the following: Foreign Language, Public Speaking, Fine Arts, Music, and Philosophy

  • 12 credits in Social Sciences including one class in American History (required) and two classes in Sociology and/or Psychology (required), with the balance from any of the following: History, Anthropology, Sociology, Economics, Political Science, Geography, and Psychology;

  • 15 credits in Natural Sciences and Mathematics including MATH 1110 or higher (required), a physical science course (required), one course in the biological sciences (required), and Statistics (required);

  • 6 credits in Professional Education including EDLF 3150 or PSYC 2700 (required) and EDLF 3160 (required); Contemporary Health Issues (EDHS 4600) (required);

  • One class in Physical Activity (required)

Step 5: Submit your application

You may not begin the SPA program until you have completed 60 credits of general education courses. We recommend you apply to the College of Arts & Sciences to complete these requirements. To apply visit the Office of Undergraduate Admission.  U.Va. accepts only the Common Application (Common App) for both first year and transfer admission.  The Common App is available on August 1.  Visit the Common App Online to begin your application. When doing so, please check the SED (School of Education) box and in your essay indicate an interest in SPA.

Step 6: Prepare Financially

Submit your FAFSA online and visit Student Financial Services to learn more about paying for college.

The five-year Bachelor / Master of Teaching program is open to undergraduate U.Va. students and rising third-year transfer students. Admitted students meet Virginia licensure requirements while earning their bachelors and masters degrees. Areas of study include Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Special Education, and Secondary Education (English,foreign language, math, science, social studies). 

Step 2: Visit Us

Attend an info session and meet with faculty members to learn more about the Teacher Education program.

Step 3: Pay attention to Deadlines

You may not begin the Bachelor/Master of Teaching program until you have completed 60 credits of college coursework. If you will have fewer than 60 credits when you transfer to U.Va please refer to instructions on the “I’m in high school” page, as you will follow the same course of action.

Step 4: Do your research

Be sure to visit the program descriptions, to ensure you know all of the pre-requisites necessary for admittance into each program. All students seeking licensure in secondary areas are required to have an undergraduate major in the content in which the student is seeking endorsement.

Step 5: Apply to U.Va

To apply visit the Office of Undergraduate Admission.  U.Va. accepts only the Common Application (Common App) for both first year and transfer admission.  The Common App is available on August 1.  Visit the Common App Online to begin your application. You should apply to the College of Arts & Sciences.

Step 6: Request to Enroll at Curry

Complete the Permission to Enroll application and return to TeacherEd@virginia.edu by February 1

Step 7: Submit your test scores

Please note that you must submit both official GRE scores and qualifying scores on one of the following:

  • SATs score of 1100, with at least 530 verbal, 530 math, OR
  • ACTs:  composite score of 24, with at least 22 in math, and an English Plus Reading score of 46 OR
  • PRAXIS CORE ACADEMIC SKILLS FOR EDUCATORS taken after 1/1/14 – 150 math, 156 reading, 162 writing; if taken prior to 1/1/14, PRAXIS I: 178 math, 178 reading, 175 writing or 532 composite score OR
  • VCLA: Reading and Writing as an optional assessment for the PRAXIS I reading and writing tests (writing subtest of 235, reading subtest of 235, composite score of 470) in combination with qualifying math scores from SATs, ACTs or PRAXIS I.

The Youth and Social Innovation major intends to prepare students to work in a variety of settings.  Some might elect to work with youth directly in established out-of-school programs like the Boys & Girls Club or Big Brothers/Big Sisters.  Graduates from the major may also go on to work on behalf of youth in policy settings such as think tanks or alongside elected officials in Washington, D.C.  Or, a graduate may become an innovator and develop a new program benefiting teens.   Currently, this program is available only to current UVA students.

Step 2: Visit Us

Schedule a campus tour, and meet with faculty members to learn more about the Youth & Social Innovation program

Step 3: Pay attention to Deadlines

  • The Early Action submission deadline is November 1. 
  • The regular submission deadline is January 1.

Step 4: Submit your application

Only current U.Va students are eligible to apply to Youth & Social Innovation program. We recommend you apply to the College of Arts & Sciences to and apply to the YSI program during your first semester in the college. To apply visit the Office of Undergraduate Admission.  U.Va. accepts only the Common App for both first year and transfer admission.  

Step 5: Prepare Financially

Submit your FAFSA online and visit Student Financial Services to learn more about paying for college.

Step 6: Next Steps

Check out the Office of Undergraduate Admission’s timetable to learn when you expect to hear back from us with an admissions decision

Undergrad Info Sessions

October 8 @ 9 am
November 20 @ 1pm
December 1 @ 1pm

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