Virginia Colleges Ranked by Lowest In State Tution

Cheapest Colleges in Virginia by In State Tution

Below is a college cost ranking of the 61 colleges in Virginia with the lowest in state tution. What is the cheapest college in Virginia? Bon Secours Memorial College of Nursing tops the list with a tuition and fee total of $4,871. Note these costs do not include room and board or living expenses.

Affordable doesn't simply mean finding a school with a low published price. It's important to research the typical financial aid package offered by a school, the average net price actually paid and most importantly the quality of education you receive for your tuition dollar. Sometimes a school which appears cheap based on list price can be a poor relative value if it can't award competitive financial aid or doesn't offer a quality education. The list below is a ranking on published in state tution with no consideration of actual average price paid or academic quality of the school. Please see the CollegeSimply Best Value Colleges in Virginia list for a ranking which considers school quality and average net price.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2022-2022 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2021/2022 academic year.

List of Virginia Colleges Ranked by Lowest In State Tution
School Tuition In State
Bon Secours Memorial College of Nursing

Richmond, VA

Potomac College Herndon

Herndon, VA

Bethel College

Hampton, VA

Virginia University of Lynchburg

Lynchburg, VA

University of Management and Technology (The)

Arlington, VA

Norfolk State University

Norfolk, VA

Virginia State University

Petersburg, VA

Fairfax University of America

Fairfax, Virginia

University of Phoenix Richmond Campus

Richmond, Virginia

University of Phoenix Northern Virginia Campus

Reston, Virginia

National College Salem

Salem, VA

Old Dominion University

Norfolk, VA

Jefferson College of Health Sciences

Roanoke, VA

The University of Virginia's College at Wise

Wise, VA

Averett University Non Traditional Programs

Danville, VA

Radford University

Radford, VA

Centra College

Lynchburg, VA

James Madison University

Harrisonburg, VA