College Costs in Virginia

The 2024 Directory of Virginia Colleges and Prices

Virginia Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2024

How much does it cost to attend college in Virginia?   The average annual in-state college tuition in Virginia was $16,029 for the 2021-2022 academic year. This is $777 higher than the U.S. average and ranks Virginia in the middle of the pack as the 20th most expensive state or district to attend college. This is a change of -$111 from the 2019-2020 average of $16,140 and represents a -0.69% annual decline in tuition costs. The list of Virginia colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

This analysis surveyed tuition data from the 98 colleges and universities in Virginia, the most popular being Liberty University with 53,991 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $21,374. Washington and Lee University is the most expensive in Virginia with an in-state tuition of $60,590.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2023 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2022-2023 academic year.


98 results

Mary Baldwin College
M
Staunton, VA

Mary Baldwin College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$31,611 Tuition

#18 Best Private Colleges in Virginia

  • 1,957enrollment
  • $18,746net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • 940-1120SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.57Avg GPA

Emory and Henry College
E
Emory, VA

Emory and Henry College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$34,500 Tuition

#13 Best Private Colleges in Virginia

  • 1,358enrollment
  • $20,834net price
  • 97%acceptance rate
  • 960-1150SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA

Stratford University
S
Falls Church, VA
 

Stratford University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$14,985 Tuition

 

  • 1,397enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

The University of Virginia's College at Wise
V
Wise, VA

The University of Virginia's College at Wise

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

$6,040 Tuition

#13 Best Public Universities in Virginia

  • 1,704enrollment
  • $9,923net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 915-1160SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.57Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 1

Hollins University
H
Roanoke, VA

Hollins University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$40,350 Tuition

 

  • 803enrollment
  • $21,207net price
  • 72%acceptance rate
  • 1113-1298SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.76Avg GPA

Blue Ridge Community College
B
Weyers Cave, VA
 

Blue Ridge Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$4,620 Tuition

 

  • 3,562enrollment
  • $9,828net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Eastern Mennonite University
E
Harrisonburg, VA

Eastern Mennonite University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$40,590 Tuition

#3 Best Private Colleges in Virginia

  • 1,334enrollment
  • $23,783net price
  • 99%acceptance rate
  • 1040-1590SAT range
  • 25-34ACT range
  • 3.7Avg GPA

Sweet Briar College
S
Sweet Briar, VA
 

Sweet Briar College

Private 4 Year

5 reviews

$22,620 Tuition

 

  • 460enrollment
  • $28,408net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 1020-1360SAT range
  • 22-30ACT range
  • 3.54Avg GPA

Richard Bland College of the College of William and Mary
R
Petersburg, VA
 

Richard Bland College of the College of William and Mary

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$6,030 Tuition

 

  • 2,051enrollment
  • $12,268net price
  • 79%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.63Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 30

Bluefield College
B
Bluefield, VA
 

Bluefield College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$27,600 Tuition

 

  • 991enrollment
  • $22,904net price
  • 63%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.31Avg GPA

Bethel College
B
Hampton, VA
 

Bethel College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$7,200 Tuition

 

  • 99enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Virginia Western Community College
V
Roanoke, VA
 

Virginia Western Community College

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

$4,680 Tuition

 

  • 5,860enrollment
  • $6,215net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Lord Fairfax Community College
L
Middletown, VA

Lord Fairfax Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$4,620 Tuition

 

  • 5,720enrollment
  • $6,499net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Jul 27

Randolph College
R
Lynchburg, VA
 

Randolph College

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

$27,270 Tuition

 

  • 553enrollment
  • $22,886net price
  • 95%acceptance rate
  • 930-1140SAT range
  • 22-30ACT range
  • 3.35Avg GPA

Germanna Community College
G
Locust Grove, VA

Germanna Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$4,650 Tuition

 

  • 7,688enrollment
  • $6,535net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Patrick Henry Community College
P
Martinsville, VA
 

Patrick Henry Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$4,620 Tuition

 

  • 1,861enrollment
  • $5,048net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Virginia College
V
Richmond, VA
 

Virginia College

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

$14,382 Tuition

 

  • 440enrollment
  • $21,062net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Virginia Intermont College
V
Bristol, Virginia
 

Virginia Intermont College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$24,542 Tuition

 

  • 549enrollment
  • $24,154net price
  • 98%acceptance rate
  • 870-1100SAT range
  • 18-22ACT range
  • 3.1Estimated Avg GPA