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The University of Virginia (UVA) was founded by Thomas Jefferson in 1819 in Charlottesville, Virginia as one of the first colleges to blend the sciences and humanities. It also established a University of Virginia’s College at Wise in 1954 in of Southwest Virginia. The historic 1,682-acre campus is internationally protected by UNESCO and has been ranked as one of the most beautiful collegiate grounds in the country. UNESCO designated UVA as America's first and only collegiate World Heritage Site in 1987
The University of Virginia comprises of various schools and colleges: School of Leadership and Public Policy, College of Graduate Schools of Arts and Sciences, School of Education, School of Business, School of Commerce, School of Architecture, School of Continuing and Professional Studies, School of Engineering and Applied Science, School of Law, School of Medicine, School of Nursing and University of Virginia’s College at Wise.