Chance Me at UVA?

Hi! I am currently a Junior in high school, and am seriously considering attending UVA if accepted. I would likely apply to UVA Early Action. Any insights you have into my chances of getting accepted by UVA would be greatly appreciated! Thanks!

INTENDED MAJOR: Political Science
INCOME LEVEL: Upper Middle Class (will qualify for ~$10K in annual FAFSA benefits)
LOCATION: Pennsylvania
GPA (WEIGHTED): 4.3 (4.64 in Junior Year)
ACT: 31 (E: 35, M: 30, R: 31, Sci: 26)
AP COURSES: US History (4), English Language, Psychology, US Government, Environmental Science


  • Class President (9-11)
  • Speech & Debate Team (Top 20 in US-11, PA State Champion-10, Captain-11, 2x National Semifinalist, 4x National Qualifier)
  • Democratic Club (Founder & President, 10-11)
  • Bi-Partisan Political Club (9-11, President-11)
  • Youth Board Member of County’s United Way (9-11, Secretary-11, Chairman-12)
  • Future Business Leaders of America (9-11, Cabinet Member-11, 2x State Qualifier)
  • County 1st Place Poet Laureate (10)
  • Peer Counsellor (10-11)
  • National Honor Society (10-11)


  • Intern, County Executive (11)
  • Volunteer, State Representative (11)
  • ~150 Volunteer Hours with various charities

Again, any advice/feedback would be greatly appreciated! Thanks for your input :slight_smile:

Upper Middle Class won’t qualify for any FAFSA aid. I am a first year and i get nothing lol

I think your chances are ok. Out of state will be hard. Your ACT is great though. I wish you the best of luck!