Virginia Colleges Ranked by Lowest In State Tution

Cheapest Colleges in Virginia by In State Tution

Below is a college cost ranking of the 58 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 2021/2022 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

$4,871
Potomac College Herndon

Herndon, VA

$6,660
Bethel College

Hampton, VA

$9,092
Virginia State University

Petersburg, VA

$9,154
University of Management and Technology (The)

Arlington, VA

$9,450
Norfolk State University

Norfolk, VA

$9,622
Virginia University of Lynchburg

Lynchburg, VA

$10,136
University of Phoenix Richmond Campus

Richmond, Virginia

$10,222
University of Phoenix Northern Virginia Campus

Reston, Virginia

$10,240
National College Salem

Salem, VA

$10,288
Old Dominion University

Norfolk, VA

$10,800
The University of Virginia's College at Wise

Wise, VA

$11,162
Jefferson College of Health Sciences

Roanoke, VA

$11,350
Radford University

Radford, VA

$11,542
Averett University Non Traditional Programs

Danville, VA

$11,820
James Madison University

Harrisonburg, VA

$12,638
George Mason University

Fairfax, VA

$13,119
Virginia Union University

Richmond, VA

$13,530