The Best Virginia Beach Colleges

Virginia Beach, Virginia area Colleges

There are 4 ranked colleges within the Virginia Beach city limits and 21 colleges within a 50 mile radius. Area colleges collectively enroll a total of 79,180 students. If you're looking for a large school, Old Dominion University enrolls the most students with 333 currently taking classes. In terms of affordability, Elizabeth City State University offers the lowest tuition for colleges in the Virginia Beach area at $1,000 per year.

The top rated college in the area is Christopher Newport University in Newport News which is ranked #390 in the nation by CollegeSimply.

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

The Virginia Beach area is home to popular nationally ranked institutions like Christopher Newport University.


21 results

Christopher Newport University
C
Newport News, VA

Christopher Newport University

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

#8 Best Public Universities in Virginia

  • 4,584enrollment
  • $25,393net price
  • 89%acceptance rate
  • 1110-1320SAT range
  • 25-29ACT range
  • 3.79Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 1

33 miles from Virginia Beach

Old Dominion University
O
Norfolk, VA

Old Dominion University

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#10 Best Public Universities in Virginia

  • 23,494enrollment
  • $17,162net price
  • 96%acceptance rate
  • 1020-1220SAT range
  • 20-27ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 1

17 miles from Virginia Beach

Virginia Wesleyan College
V
Norfolk, VA

Virginia Wesleyan College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#8 Best Private Colleges in Virginia

  • 1,324enrollment
  • $23,512net price
  • 86%acceptance rate
  • 1150-1380SAT range
  • 27-31ACT range
  • 3.39Avg GPA

11 miles from Virginia Beach

Regent University
R
Virginia Beach, VA

Regent University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#12 Best Private Colleges in Virginia

  • 10,330enrollment
  • $14,785net price
  • 41%acceptance rate
  • 960-1230SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.34Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 1

9 miles from Virginia Beach

Elizabeth City State University
E
HBCU
Elizabeth City, NC

Elizabeth City State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#14 Best Public Universities in North Carolina

  • 2,054enrollment
  • $3,270net price
  • 77%acceptance rate
  • 860-1070SAT range
  • 15-19ACT range
  • 3.16Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 30

36 miles from Virginia Beach

Norfolk State University
N
HBCU
Norfolk, VA

Norfolk State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#15 Best Public Universities in Virginia

  • 5,458enrollment
  • $15,657net price
  • 89%acceptance rate
  • 860-1083SAT range
  • 15-20ACT range
  • 2.9Avg GPA

Applications Due May 31

14 miles from Virginia Beach

College of the Albemarle
A
Elizabeth City, NC
 

College of the Albemarle

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 2,355enrollment
  • $4,613net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

33 miles from Virginia Beach

Mid Atlantic Christian University
M
Elizabeth City, NC
 

Mid Atlantic Christian University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 145enrollment
  • $21,276net price
  • 48%acceptance rate
  • 760-1160SAT range
  • 14-21ACT range
  • 3.09Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 1

35 miles from Virginia Beach

Advanced Technology Institute
A
Virginia Beach, VA
 

Advanced Technology Institute

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 466enrollment
  • $18,978net price
  • 59%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

10 miles from Virginia Beach

Bryant and Stratton College Virginia Beach
B
Virginia Beach, VA
 

Bryant and Stratton College Virginia Beach

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,245enrollment
  • $12,932net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

7 miles from Virginia Beach

Centura College Virginia Beach
C
Virginia Beach, VA
 

Centura College Virginia Beach

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 113enrollment
  • $24,879net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

5 miles from Virginia Beach

Hampton University
H
HBCU
Hampton, VA

Hampton University

Private 4 Year

5 reviews

 

  • 3,317enrollment
  • $28,952net price
  • 80%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA

Applications Due Mar 1

24 miles from Virginia Beach

Fortis College Norfolk
F
Norfolk, VA
 

Fortis College Norfolk

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 441enrollment
  • $25,366net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

10 miles from Virginia Beach

Thomas Nelson Community College
T
Hampton, VA
 

Thomas Nelson Community College

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 5,832enrollment
  • $6,506net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

29 miles from Virginia Beach

Tidewater Community College
T
Norfolk, VA

Tidewater Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 16,797enrollment
  • $7,141net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

15 miles from Virginia Beach

Centura College Newport News
C
Newport News, VA
 

Centura College Newport News

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 174enrollment
  • $26,798net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

37 miles from Virginia Beach

Centura College Norfolk
C
Norfolk, VA
 

Centura College Norfolk

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 222enrollment
  • $22,669net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

15 miles from Virginia Beach

Centura College Chesapeake
C
Chesapeake, VA
 

Centura College Chesapeake

Private 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 204enrollment
  • $27,663net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

11 miles from Virginia Beach