The Best Richmond Colleges

Richmond, Virginia area Colleges

There are 9 ranked colleges within the Richmond city limits and 17 colleges within a 50 mile radius. Area colleges collectively enroll a total of 74,121 students. If you're looking for a large school, Virginia Commonwealth University enrolls the most students with 440 currently taking classes. In terms of affordability, Rappahannock Community College offers the lowest tuition for colleges in the Richmond area at $4,620 per year.

The top rated college in the area is University of Richmond in University of Richmond which is ranked #39 in the nation by CollegeSimply.

Also explore Richmond area public, private, four year, public four year, community and junior colleges.

The Richmond area is home to popular nationally ranked institutions like University of Richmond, College of William and Mary, Randolph Macon College and Virginia Commonwealth University.


17 results

University of Richmond
R
University of Richmond, VA
University of Richmond

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#1 Best Value in Virginia

  • 4,056enrollment
  • $25,700net price
  • 31%acceptance rate
  • 1280-1460SAT range
  • 30-33ACT range
  • 3.67Avg Weighted GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

5 miles from Richmond

College of William and Mary
W
Williamsburg, VA
College of William and Mary

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

#3 Best Public Universities in America

  • 8,939enrollment
  • $18,588net price
  • 42%acceptance rate
  • 1300-1490SAT range
  • 30-34ACT range
  • 4.28Avg Weighted GPA

Applications Due Jan 1

44 miles from Richmond

Randolph Macon College
R
Ashland, VA
Randolph Macon College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#5 Best Private Colleges in Virginia

  • 1,554enrollment
  • $26,061net price
  • 71%acceptance rate
  • 1030-1218SAT range
  • 21-28ACT range
  • 3.7Avg GPA

Applications Due Mar 1

15 miles from Richmond

Virginia Commonwealth University
V
Richmond, VA
Virginia Commonwealth University

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#8 Best Public Universities in Virginia

  • 29,070enrollment
  • $20,566net price
  • 91%acceptance rate
  • 1060-1250SAT range
  • 21-28ACT range
  • 3.72Avg GPA

2 miles from Richmond

Virginia State University
V
HBCU
Petersburg, VA
Virginia State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#12 Best Public Universities in Virginia

  • 4,020enrollment
  • $18,332net price
  • 96%acceptance rate
  • 820-1000SAT range
  • 15-20ACT range
  • 2.85Avg GPA

Applications Due May 1

21 miles from Richmond

Virginia Union University
V
HBCU
Richmond, VA
Virginia Union University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#15 Best Private Colleges in Virginia

  • 1,516enrollment
  • $18,722net price
  • 75%acceptance rate
  • 760-940SAT range
  • 13-17ACT range
  • 2.71Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 15

3 miles from Richmond

Bryant and Stratton College Richmond
B
North Chesterfield, VA
 
Bryant and Stratton College Richmond

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 741enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

6 miles from Richmond

J Sargeant Reynolds Community College
J
Richmond, VA
 
J Sargeant Reynolds Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 7,759enrollment
  • $6,303net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

7 miles from Richmond

John Tyler Community College
J
Chester, VA
 
John Tyler Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 9,440enrollment
  • $6,086net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Jun 1

13 miles from Richmond

Rappahannock Community College
R
Glenns, VA
 
Rappahannock Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,629enrollment
  • $7,188net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Jun 1

47 miles from Richmond

Richard Bland College of the College of William and Mary
R
Petersburg, VA
 
Richard Bland College of the College of William and Mary

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,218enrollment
  • $13,067net price
  • 71%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.63Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 15

26 miles from Richmond

Bon Secours Memorial College of Nursing
B
Richmond, VA
 
Bon Secours Memorial College of Nursing

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 456enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

8 miles from Richmond

Fortis College Richmond
F
Richmond, VA
 
Fortis College Richmond

Private 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 507enrollment
  • $20,686net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

4 miles from Richmond

Centura College Richmond Main
C
Richmond, VA
 
Centura College Richmond Main

Private 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 160enrollment
  • $26,617net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

4 miles from Richmond

Centura College Richmond Westend
C
Richmond, Virginia
 
Centura College Richmond Westend

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 129enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

6 miles from Richmond

University of Phoenix Richmond Campus
P
Richmond, Virginia
 
University of Phoenix Richmond Campus

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 487enrollment
  • $18,165net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

5 miles from Richmond

Virginia College
V
Richmond, VA
 
Virginia College

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 440enrollment
  • $21,062net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

4 miles from Richmond