The Best Virginia Colleges

List of Colleges and Universities in Virginia

There are 95 colleges and universities in Virginia enrolling 325,480 full time students in the state's institutions of higher education. Explore the list of top colleges in Virginia below to get your college search started. The CollegeSimply rankings and listings are objective and data focused to help you find the good colleges. Whether you're searching for a public, private or community college, this guide to universities in Virginia offers a comprehensive view to the state's higher education options.

For a more local search, filter by zip code or find colleges around Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Chesapeake, Richmond or Arlington.

The best college in Virginia is University of Virginia Main Campus and the top public state college is also University of Virginia Main Campus.

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    • SAT Range 1330/1500
    • ACT Range 30/34
    • Average HS GPA 4.22
    • Students: 24,639
    • Tuition:$17,653
      Admissions Standards  Exceptionally High Standards
    • Acceptance Rate 26%
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    University of Virginia Main Campus

    • SAT Range 1350/1490
    • ACT Range 31/34
    • Average HS GPA 3.87*
    • Students: 2,223
    • Tuition:$52,455
      Admissions Standards  Exceptionally High Standards
    • Acceptance Rate 21%
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    Washington and Lee University

    • SAT Range 1310/1490
    • ACT Range 30/33
    • Average HS GPA 4.12
    • Students: 8,817
    • Tuition:$23,400
      Admissions Standards  Extremely High Standards
    • Acceptance Rate 37%
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    College of William and Mary

    • SAT Range 1290/1460
    • ACT Range 30/33
    • Average HS GPA 3.81*
    • Students: 4,002
    • Tuition:$52,610
      Admissions Standards  Extremely High Standards
    • Acceptance Rate 30%
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    University of Richmond

    • SAT Range 1180/1390
    • ACT Range 25/31
    • Average HS GPA 3.95
    • Students: 34,683
    • Tuition:$13,620
      Admissions Standards  Very High Standards
    • Acceptance Rate 65%
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    Virginia Tech

    • SAT Range 1100/1310
    • ACT Range 24/30
    • Average HS GPA 3.61
    • Students: 1,685
    • Tuition:$18,862
      Admissions Standards  Very High Standards
    • Acceptance Rate 51%
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    Virginia Military Institute

    • SAT Range 1000/1230
    • ACT Range 21/31
    • Average HS GPA 3.5
    • Students: 1,444
    • Tuition:$37,110
      Admissions Standards  Difficult Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 59%
    • SAT Range 1120/1290
    • ACT Range 23/28
    • Average HS GPA 3.57*
    • Students: 21,751
    • Tuition:$12,016
      Admissions Standards  Difficult Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 71%
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    James Madison University

    • SAT Range 1050/1250
    • ACT Range 21/28
    • Average HS GPA 3.4
    • Students: 1,072
    • Tuition:$45,746
      Admissions Standards  Difficult Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 59%
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    Hampden Sydney College

    • SAT Range 1070/1280
    • ACT Range 24/29
    • Average HS GPA 3.5
    • Students: 805
    • Tuition:$39,035
      Admissions Standards  Difficult Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 64%
    • SAT Range 1050/1270
    • ACT Range 22/29
    • Average HS GPA 3.51
    • Students: 4,727
    • Tuition:$12,714
      Admissions Standards  Difficult Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 72%
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    University of Mary Washington

    • SAT Range 1110/1280
    • ACT Range 23/28
    • Average HS GPA 3.7
    • Students: 4,957
    • Tuition:$14,754
      Admissions Standards  Difficult Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 68%
    • SAT Range 1120/1320
    • ACT Range 24/30
    • Average HS GPA 3.66
    • Students: 37,316
    • Tuition:$12,462
      Admissions Standards  Very High Standards
    • Acceptance Rate 81%
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    George Mason University

    • SAT Range 1040/1230
    • ACT Range 22/27
    • Average HS GPA 3.44
    • Students: 2,014
    • Tuition:$44,155
      Admissions Standards  Challenging Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 72%
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    Roanoke College

    • SAT Range 1020/1240
    • ACT Range 20/27
    • Average HS GPA 3.57
    • Students: 1,488
    • Tuition:$41,300
      Admissions Standards  Challenging Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 67%
    • SAT Range 970/1200
    • ACT Range 21/28
    • Average HS GPA 3.37
    • Students: 79,152
    • Tuition:$22,584
      Admissions Standards  Challenging Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 56%
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    Liberty University

    • SAT Range 990/1210
    • ACT Range 20/26
    • Average HS GPA 3.51
    • Students: 337
    • Tuition:$21,000
      Admissions Standards  Average Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 76%
    • SAT Range 980/1170
    • ACT Range 18/26
    • Average HS GPA 3.5
    • Students: 1,857
    • Tuition:$35,160
      Admissions Standards  Moderate Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 66%
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    Bridgewater College

    • SAT Range 1070/1260
    • ACT Range 21/28
    • Average HS GPA 3.58
    • Students: 30,697
    • Tuition:$14,493
      Admissions Standards  Difficult Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 86%
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    Virginia Commonwealth University

    • SAT Range 980/1160
    • ACT Range 18/24
    • Average HS GPA 3.5
    • Students: 1,246
    • Tuition:$35,100
      Admissions Standards  Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 70%
    • SAT Range 980/1190
    • ACT Range 21/26
    • Average HS GPA 3.39
    • Students: 3,817
    • Tuition:$32,530
      Admissions Standards  Average Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 70%
    • SAT Range 960/1190
    • ACT Range 18/25
    • Average HS GPA 3.61
    • Students: 626
    • Tuition:$39,585
      Admissions Standards  Moderate Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 87%
    • SAT Range 980/1180
    • ACT Range 21/25
    • Average HS GPA 3.3
    • Students: 1,437
    • Tuition:$36,660
      Admissions Standards  Moderate Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 70%
    • SAT Range 960/1240
    • ACT Range 20/26
    • Average HS GPA 3.39
    • Students: 1,023
    • Tuition:$16,495
      Admissions Standards  Challenging Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 69%
    • SAT Range 990/1200
    • ACT Range 18/24
    • Average HS GPA 3.26
    • Students: 24,176
    • Tuition:$10,560
      Admissions Standards  Moderate Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 87%
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    Old Dominion University