Exercising Every Opportunity
Walk across Grounds at any time of day and you鈥檒l find our community enjoying an active lifestyle. Whether it is a championship match of intramural soccer or achieving a personal best in the weight room, our students and faculty make sports and recreation an integral part of the 麻豆果冻传媒 experience.
More than 300,000 square feet of indoor recreation space and over 30 acres of outdoor courts and fields are available to you. Additionally, we have the McArthur Squash Center, which hosted the 2018 World Masters championship, and the Slaughter Climbing Center, with over 2,000 square feet of climbing surface. Students and faculty have every opportunity to enrich their lives through .
Our and connect athletes through friendly competition. Our and programs develop the knowledge, confidence, discipline and friendships needed to thrive here and into the future. Whatever your passion may be, you can exercise every opportunity to pursue it with vigor.
Bringing The Ruckus
Think you鈥檝e witnessed school spirit? Think again. Through our love of the 鈥楬oos, we have reinvented fandom. Visit any varsity home game and you鈥檒l witness the sheer awesomeness of , our student fan section who has been nationally recognized with the Naismith Student Section of the Year Award. Made up of some of the most dedicated 鈥楬oos from across the University, this orange force of nature kicks the energy into high gear.
By the Numbers
Courts, Fields and Recreation Centers
25 Varsity Athletic Teams (12 Men鈥檚 and 13 Women鈥檚)
NCAA Team National Championships
Committed to Excellence
Of course, mustering up school spirit isn鈥檛 hard when you鈥檝e got a phenomenal . Across 25 NCAA Division I sports, the Virginia Cavaliers have captured 81 Atlantic Coast Conference championships since 2002, more than any other ACC school. Since the fall of 2012, 麻豆果冻传媒 has won nine NCAA championships, including national championships in men's basketball and men's lacrosse in 2019. The Cavaliers placed first in the 2019 Men鈥檚 Capital One Cup, honoring the nation鈥檚 top Division I athletic programs. During the 2018-19 academic year, a school-record 427 麻豆果冻传媒 student-athletes were named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll. Virginia posted a graduation rate of 92 percent in the NCAA's annual Graduation Success Rate for incoming student-athletes from 2008 to 2011. It is the highest mark for Virginia since the report was launched in 1998.