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
George Mason University

Fairfax, VA

University of Mary Washington

Fredericksburg, VA

Skyline College Roanoke

Roanoke, VA

Virginia Union University

Richmond, VA

Virginia Tech

Blacksburg, VA

Longwood University

Farmville, VA

Stratford University

Falls Church, VA

Christopher Newport University

Newport News, VA

Virginia Commonwealth University

Richmond, VA

DeVry University Virginia

Arlington, Virginia

Centura College Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach, VA

Bryant and Stratton College Richmond

North Chesterfield, VA

Bryant & Stratton College Hampton

Hampton, VA

Bryant and Stratton College Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach, VA

Southern Virginia University

Buena Vista, VA

Regent University

Virginia Beach, VA

Virginia Military Institute

Lexington, VA

Chamberlain College of Nursing Virginia

Arlington, VA