Top Rated Virginia Private Colleges

The Best Private Colleges in Virginia for 2021

These are the top ranked private four-year colleges in Virginia. Leading the rankings for 2021 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.


20 results

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

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#1 Best Private Colleges in Virginia

  • 2,223enrollment
  • $23,301net price
  • 19%acceptance rate
  • 1360-1500SAT range
  • 32-34ACT range
  • 3.87*Avg GPA
University of Richmond
R
University of Richmond, VA
University of Richmond

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#2 Best Colleges in Virginia

  • 4,002enrollment
  • $25,282net price
  • 28%acceptance rate
  • 1290-1460SAT range
  • 30-33ACT range
  • 3.81*Avg GPA
Hampden Sydney College
H
Hampden-Sydney, VA
Hampden Sydney College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#3 Best Private Colleges in Virginia

  • 1,072enrollment
  • $34,853net price
  • 57%acceptance rate
  • 1060-1320SAT range
  • 20-27ACT range
  • 3.4Avg GPA
Eastern Mennonite University
E
Harrisonburg, VA
Eastern Mennonite University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#4 Best Private Colleges in Virginia

  • 1,444enrollment
  • $24,936net price
  • 65%acceptance rate
  • 980-1220SAT range
  • 19-26ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA
Roanoke College
R
Salem, VA
Roanoke College

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#5 Best Private Colleges in Virginia

  • 2,014enrollment
  • $27,180net price
  • 75%acceptance rate
  • 1050-1260SAT range
  • 21-28ACT range
  • 3.44Avg GPA
Shenandoah University
S
Winchester, VA
Shenandoah University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#6 Best Private Colleges in Virginia

  • 3,817enrollment
  • $29,311net price
  • 74%acceptance rate
  • 1000-1200SAT range
  • 18-26ACT range
  • 3.39Avg GPA
Randolph Macon College
R
Ashland, VA
Randolph Macon College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#7 Best Private Colleges in Virginia

  • 1,488enrollment
  • $27,429net price
  • 71%acceptance rate
  • 1050-1240SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.57Avg GPA
Marymount University
M
Arlington, VA
 
Marymount University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#8 Best Private Colleges in Virginia

  • 3,418enrollment
  • $27,843net price
  • 81%acceptance rate
  • 940-1190SAT range
  • 16-25ACT range
  • 3.23Avg GPA
Jefferson College of Health Sciences
J
Roanoke, VA
 
Jefferson College of Health Sciences

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#9 Best Private Colleges in Virginia

  • 1,128enrollment
  • $30,679net price
  • 28%acceptance rate
  • 908-1113SAT range
  • 16-22ACT range
  • 3.38Avg GPA
Emory and Henry College
E
Emory, VA
Emory and Henry College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#10 Best Private Colleges in Virginia

  • 1,246enrollment
  • $20,653net price
  • 73%acceptance rate
  • 960-1170SAT range
  • 18-25ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA
University of Lynchburg
L
Lynchburg, VA
University of Lynchburg

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#11 Best Private Colleges in Virginia

  • 3,081enrollment
  • $24,987net price
  • 91%acceptance rate
  • 970-1170SAT range
  • 18-26ACT range
  • 3.29Avg GPA
Virginia Wesleyan College
V
Norfolk, VA
Virginia Wesleyan College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#12 Best Private Colleges in Virginia

  • 1,437enrollment
  • $25,000net price
  • 77%acceptance rate
  • 950-1180SAT range
  • 20-28ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA
Liberty University
L
Lynchburg, VA
Liberty University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#13 Best Private Colleges in Virginia

  • 79,152enrollment
  • $28,181net price
  • 51%acceptance rate
  • 1040-1260SAT range
  • 21-28ACT range
  • 3.37Avg GPA
Bridgewater College
B
Bridgewater, VA
Bridgewater College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#14 Best Private Colleges in Virginia

  • 1,857enrollment
  • $18,727net price
  • 67%acceptance rate
  • 960-1180SAT range
  • 18-25ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA
Mary Baldwin College
M
Staunton, VA
Mary Baldwin College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#15 Best Private Colleges in Virginia

  • 1,902enrollment
  • $17,879net price
  • 84%acceptance rate
  • 940-1120SAT range
  • 18-22ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA
Regent University
R
Virginia Beach, VA
Regent University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#16 Best Private Colleges in Virginia

  • 9,889enrollment
  • $15,062net price
  • 86%acceptance rate
  • 990-1220SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA
Bluefield College
B
Bluefield, VA
 
Bluefield College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#17 Best Private Colleges in Virginia

  • 1,156enrollment
  • $23,054net price
  • 99%acceptance rate
  • 900-1070SAT range
  • 16-22ACT range
  • 3.0Avg GPA
Southern Virginia University
S
Buena Vista, VA
Southern Virginia University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#18 Best Private Colleges in Virginia

  • 1,023enrollment
  • $20,816net price
  • 98%acceptance rate
  • 964-1202SAT range
  • 19-26ACT range
  • 3.39Avg GPA