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University of Virginia

History

  • The University of Virginia was founded by James Monroe and Thomas Jefferson in 1817.
  • The School of Engineering and Applied Science opened in 1836, making it the first engineering school in the United States to be attached to a comprehensive university.
  • The University is a World Heritage Site, one of only three modern sites so listed in the 50 states, the others being the Statue of Liberty and Independence Hall. It was the first collegiate campus worldwide to be awarded the designation.

Address

Darden Boulevard, Charlottesville, Virginia , 22903, United States