Top Rated Virginia Private Colleges

The Best Private Colleges in Virginia for 2022

These are the top ranked private four-year colleges in Virginia. Leading the rankings for 2022 as the highest ranked private college in Virginia is Washington and Lee University. Learn how the Best Colleges rankings are calculated on our ranking methodology page.


15 results

Washington and Lee University
W
Lexington, VA
Washington and Lee University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#1 Best Private Colleges in Virginia

  • 2,183enrollment
  • $27,148net price
  • 25%acceptance rate
  • 1350-1500SAT range
  • 32-34ACT range
  • 3.87Estimated Avg GPA
University of Richmond
R
University of Richmond, VA
University of Richmond

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#1 Best Value in Virginia

  • 4,056enrollment
  • $25,700net price
  • 31%acceptance rate
  • 1280-1460SAT range
  • 30-33ACT range
  • 3.67Avg Weighted GPA
Eastern Mennonite University
E
Harrisonburg, VA
Eastern Mennonite University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#3 Best Private Colleges in Virginia

  • 1,394enrollment
  • $22,766net price
  • 72%acceptance rate
  • 980-1230SAT range
  • 22-30ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA
Roanoke College
R
Salem, VA
Roanoke College

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#4 Best Private Colleges in Virginia

  • 1,920enrollment
  • $27,975net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • 1040-1240SAT range
  • 21-28ACT range
  • 3.55Avg Weighted GPA
Randolph Macon College
R
Ashland, VA
Randolph Macon College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#5 Best Private Colleges in Virginia

  • 1,554enrollment
  • $26,061net price
  • 71%acceptance rate
  • 1030-1218SAT range
  • 21-28ACT range
  • 3.7Avg GPA
Shenandoah University
S
Winchester, VA
Shenandoah University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#6 Best Private Colleges in Virginia

  • 4,174enrollment
  • $31,089net price
  • 74%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1230SAT range
  • 19-26ACT range
  • 3.55Avg GPA
Marymount University
M
Arlington, VA
 
Marymount University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#7 Best Private Colleges in Virginia

  • 3,294enrollment
  • $24,224net price
  • 85%acceptance rate
  • 970-1170SAT range
  • 20-28ACT range
  • 3.3Avg Weighted GPA
Virginia Wesleyan College
V
Norfolk, VA
Virginia Wesleyan College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#8 Best Private Colleges in Virginia

  • 1,347enrollment
  • $23,512net price
  • 74%acceptance rate
  • 960-1190SAT range
  • 20-29ACT range
  • 3.42Avg Weighted GPA
Emory and Henry College
E
Emory, VA
Emory and Henry College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#9 Best Private Colleges in Virginia

  • 1,230enrollment
  • $17,715net price
  • 75%acceptance rate
  • 960-1150SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA
Bridgewater College
B
Bridgewater, VA
Bridgewater College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#10 Best Private Colleges in Virginia

  • 1,597enrollment
  • $20,318net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 980-1170SAT range
  • 17-27ACT range
  • 3.56Avg Weighted GPA
Liberty University
L
Lynchburg, VA
Liberty University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#11 Best Private Colleges in Virginia

  • 93,349enrollment
  • $28,762net price
  • 50%acceptance rate
  • 1040-1250SAT range
  • 21-29ACT range
  • 3.58Avg GPA
Regent University
R
Virginia Beach, VA
Regent University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#12 Best Private Colleges in Virginia

  • 10,483enrollment
  • $14,785net price
  • 50%acceptance rate
  • 940-1220SAT range
  • 21-29ACT range
  • 3.4Avg Weighted GPA
Mary Baldwin College
M
Staunton, VA
Mary Baldwin College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#13 Best Private Colleges in Virginia

  • 2,110enrollment
  • $18,741net price
  • 87%acceptance rate
  • 940-1120SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.57Avg GPA
Southern Virginia University
S
Buena Vista, VA
Southern Virginia University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#14 Best Private Colleges in Virginia

  • 1,140enrollment
  • $22,496net price
  • 99%acceptance rate
  • 1137-1331SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.19Avg GPA
Virginia Union University
V
HBCU
Richmond, VA
Virginia Union University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#15 Best Private Colleges in Virginia

  • 1,516enrollment
  • $18,722net price
  • 75%acceptance rate
  • 760-940SAT range
  • 13-17ACT range
  • 2.71Avg GPA