Virginia Colleges List

The best college in Virginia in the University Review Rankings Lists is the University of Virginia at joint 35th best in the USA and 105th in the world. Other renown colleges in the state include Virginia Tech (ranking is 63rd in the USA and 194th in the world); College of William and Mary (69th USA, 294th in the world); George Mason University (225th best in the world); Virginia Commonwealth University (in the 326 to 346 range in the world); and the Old Dominion University (between 432 to 507 in the world).

List of Virginia Colleges

NameAddressTypeNumber of UG StudentsIn-State TuitionOut of State TuitionAcceptance RateFounded
Averett University420 W. Main Street, Danville, VA 24541Private886$29,150$29,15088%1859
Bluefield College3000 College Drive, Bluefield, VA 24605Private837$22,840$22,84057%1922
Bridgewater College402 E. College Street, Bridgewater, VA 22812Private1848$30,380$30,38055%1880
Christendom College134 Christendom Drive, Front Royal, VA 22630Private421$22,720$22,7201977
Christopher Newport University1 Avenue of the Arts, Newport News, VA 23606Public5091$11,646$21,57859%1960
College of William and Mary200 Stadium Drive, Williamsburg, VA 23186Public6271$17,656$39,36033%1693
DeVry University-Arlington2450 Crystal Drive, Arlington, VA 22202Private414$16,156$16,1561931
Eastern Mennonite University1200 Park Road, Harrisonburg, VA 22802Private1184$29,350$29,35065%1917
Eastern Virginia Medical School604 Fairfax Avenue, Norfolk, VA 23507Public and Private301973
ECPI University5555 Greenwich Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23462Private30$14,245$14,2451966
Emory & Henry College30461 Garnand Drive, Emory, VA 24327Private936$30,226$30,22666%1836
Ferrum College10021 Franklin Street, Ferrum, VA 24088Private1512$29,795$29,79574%1913
George Mason University4400 University Drive, Fairfax, VA 22030Public21990$10,382$29,96062%1972
George Washington University-Virginia Science & Technology CampusInnovation Hall, 45085 University Drive, Suite 303, Ashburn, VA 20147Private1991
Hampden-Sydney College1 College Road, Farmville, VA 23901Private1070$39,272$39,27255%1775
Hampton University100 East Queen Street, Hampton, VA 23668Private3742$22,010$22,01036%1868
Hollins University7916 Williamson Road, Roanoke, VA 24019Private580$34,295$34,29569%1842
Institute for the Psychological Sciences2001 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, VA 22202PrivateGrad1999
James Madison University800 S. Main Street, Harrisonburg, VA 22807Public18431$9,662$24,52261%1908
Jefferson College of Health Sciences101 Elm Avenue, SE, Roanoke, VA 24013Private821$23,080$23,08041%1982
Liberty University1971 University Boulevard, Lynchburg, VA 24502Private13,800 (100,000 online)$21,706$21,70621%1971
Longwood University201 High Street, Farmville, VA 23909Public4497$11,580$25,35081%1839
Lynchburg College1501 Lakeside Drive, Lynchburg, VA 24501Private2178$34,545$34,54564%1903
Marine Corps University2076 South Street, Quantico, VA 22134Military1989
Mary Baldwin College318 Prospect St, Staunton, VA 24401Private1437$29,595$29,59593%1842
Marymount University2807 N. Glebe Road, Arlington, VA 22207Private2396$27,470$27,47083%1950
Norfolk State University700 Park Avenue, Norfolk, VA 23504Public6021$8,850$21,54065%1935
Old Dominion University5115 Hampton Boulevard, Norfolk, VA 23529Public19819$9,280$25,03077%1930
Radford University801 E Main St, Radford, VA 24142Public8913$9,360$21,60078%1910
Randolph College2500 Rivermont Avenue, Lynchburg, VA 24503Private665$34,107$34,10783%1891
Randolph-Macon College204 Henry St, Ashland, VA 23005Private1315$36,340$36,34064%1830
Regent University1000 Regent University Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23464Private2461$16,638$16,63885%1977
Roanoke College221 College Lane, Salem, VA 24153Private2029$37,802$37,80273%1842
Shenandoah University1460 University Drive, Winchester, VA 22601Private2150$30,188$30,18884%1875
Southern Virginia University1 University Hill Drive, Buena Vista, VA 24416Private662$14,600$14,60042%1867
Sweet Briar College134 Chapel Road, Sweet Briar, VA 24595Private703$34,935$34,93584%1901
Union Presbyterian Seminary3401 Brook Road, Richmond, VA 2322Private1812
University of Mary Washington1301 College Avenue, Fredericksburg, VA 22401Private4383$10,252$23,53881%1908
University of Richmond28 Westhampton Way, Richmond, VA 23173Private2983$46,680$46,68031%1830
University of VirginiaCharlottesville, VA 22903Public16087$12,998$42,18430%1819
University of Virginia's College at Wise1 College Avenue, Wise, VA 24293Public2291$8,868$23,87075%1954
Virginia Commonwealth University821 W Franklin St, Richmond, VA 23284Public23657$12,398$29,84764%1838
Virginia Military InstituteVMI Parade, Lexington, VA 24450Public1675$15,518$37,57448%1839
Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State UniversityBlacksburg, VA 24061Public24034$12,017$28,04870%1872
Virginia State University1 Hayden Drive, Petersburg, VA 23806Public5073$8,002$17,25854%1882
Virginia Union University1500 N. Lombardy Street, Richmond, VA 23220Private1359$14,930$14,93083%1865
Virginia Wesleyan College1584 Wesleyan Drive, Norfolk, VA 23502Private1459$33,286$33,28693%1961
Washington & Lee University204 W. Washington Street, Lexington, VA 24450Private1855$45,617$45,61718%1749

Size wise the largest colleges by undergraduate student body are the Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University (24,034 students) and the Virginia Commonwealth University (23,657 students). While the smallest establishments include DeVry University-Arlington (414 students) and Hollins University (580 students).

Cost wise, of the main public higher education establishments the cheapest tuition fees are offered by the Virginia State University (In-state tuition: $8,002; Out of state fees: $17,258), and the Norfolk State University (In-state: $8,850; Out of state: $21,540).

Conversely the highest priced public college in Virginia is the College of William and Mary ($17,656 In-state tuition fees and $39,360 Out of state fees).

Of the private institutions, the lowest priced establishments are the University of Mary Washington ($10,252) and the ECPI University ($14,245), whilst the most expensive university in Virginia state are the University of Richmond ($46,680), and the Washington & Lee University ($45,617).

The most selective establishments in the list of Virginia colleges are the Washington & Lee University (18% acceptance rate) and Liberty University (21%). The oldest college in Virginia is the College of William and Mary, established in 1693.

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