At a Glance

Washington and Lee University ranked first and University of Virginia-Main Campus ranked second in Virginia college rankings. The 2020 average tuition & fees of the Virginia best colleges is $23,085 for Virginia residents and $30,544 for out-of-state students. The average acceptance rate is 70.19% and the average SAT score is 1,137. The average number of student population is 8,558 and the average student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1.
Below statements summarize the average statistics of tuition, admission, and more academic factors for Virginia best colleges. For the statistics, we only include 4 years colleges such as national universities and liberal arts colleges.

Virginia Best Colleges Comparison Table

RankCollege NameUndergraduate Tuition & FeesGraduate Tuition & FeesSAT ScoreAcceptance RatePopulationGraduation RateStudent to Faculty Ratio
1Washington and Lee University
Lexington, VA
$57,285$47,4371,43019.00%2,22394%8 to 1
2University of Virginia-Main Campus
Charlottesville, VA
$53,627$32,3941,43024.00%24,63995%15 to 1
3University of Richmond
University of Richmond, VA
$56,860$25,2601,37528.00%4,00289%8 to 1
4William & Mary
Williamsburg, VA
$46,854$34,8001,41538.00%8,81790%11 to 1
5Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Blacksburg, VA
$32,893$30,5471,28570.00%34,68386%14 to 1
6Virginia Military Institute
Lexington, VA
$47,220-1,18060.00%1,68579%10 to 1
7James Madison University
Harrisonburg, VA
$29,230$29,5441,20577.00%21,75184%16 to 1
8Christopher Newport University
Newport News, VA
$27,790$21,4201,19572.00%4,95778%14 to 1
9The University of Virginia's College at Wise
Wise, VA
$29,798-1,06559.00%2,06544%11 to 1
10George Mason University
Fairfax, VA
$36,474$37,4101,21587.00%37,31671%17 to 1
11Sweet Briar College
Sweet Briar, VA
$22,700$11,1301,10076.00%33734%7 to 1
12Randolph-Macon College
Ashland, VA
$43,940-1,14571.00%1,48868%11 to 1
13Hampden-Sydney College
Hampden-Sydney, VA
$48,110-1,19057.00%1,07268%11 to 1
14Eastern Mennonite University
Harrisonburg, VA
$39,220$15,2251,10065.00%1,44458%9 to 1
15Hollins University
Roanoke, VA
$40,110$18,0051,18571.00%80566%10 to 1
16Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, VA
$36,048$29,2281,16587.00%30,69767%18 to 1
17Emory & Henry College
Emory, VA
$35,100$34,0331,06573.00%1,24654%10 to 1
18Marymount University
Arlington, VA
$34,050$20,1161,06581.00%3,41858%13 to 1
19Bridgewater College
Bridgewater, VA
$37,720$18,2501,07067.00%1,85759%14 to 1
20University of Mary Washington
Fredericksburg, VA
$30,060$21,0301,18075.00%4,72765%14 to 1
21Shenandoah University
Winchester, VA
$33,830$23,0401,10074.00%3,81760%11 to 1
22Regent University
Virginia Beach, VA
$18,720$17,0521,10586.00%9,88957%47 to 1
23Old Dominion University
Norfolk, VA
$30,960$33,2881,08089.00%24,17653%17 to 1
24Virginia State University
Petersburg, VA
$20,909$22,99492095.00%4,38538%13 to 1
25Randolph College
Lynchburg, VA
$25,610$17,3101,07590.00%62651%9 to 1
26Southern Virginia University
Buena Vista, VA
$17,696-1,08398.00%1,02331%15 to 1
27Roanoke College
Salem, VA
$46,870-1,15575.00%2,01470%11 to 1
28Mary Baldwin University
Staunton, VA
$31,110$13,1401,03084.00%1,90238%10 to 1
29Longwood University
Farmville, VA
$30,350$20,4841,05590.00%4,91166%14 to 1
30Liberty University
Lynchburg, VA
$15,460$8,3491,15051.00%79,15247%18 to 1
31University of Lynchburg
Lynchburg, VA
$41,880$11,7111,07091.00%3,08158%11 to 1
32ECPI University
Virginia Beach, VA
$16,639$12,960-74.00%12,94748%11 to 1
33Hampton University
Hampton, VA
$29,312$13,1341,05036.00%4,32160%13 to 1
34Virginia Union University
Richmond, VA
$13,530$14,27585063.00%1,55229%16 to 1
35Norfolk State University
Norfolk, VA
$20,790$24,74295092.00%5,20436%16 to 1
36Virginia Wesleyan University
Virginia Beach, VA
$36,910$8,9821,06577.00%1,43748%12 to 1
37Radford University
Radford, VA
$23,498$21,382-75.00%9,33555%16 to 1
38Strayer University-Virginia
Arlington, VA
$13,515$15,135--5,52048%37 to 1
40South University-Virginia Beach
Virginia Beach, VA
$18,000$16,320--47720%9 to 1
41Stratford University
Fairfax, VA
$15,130$13,518--2,09661%8 to 1
42Virginia University of Lynchburg
Lynchburg, VA
$8,600$12,670--2985%15 to 1
43University of Phoenix-Virginia
Virginia Beach, VA
$9,552$16,752--11320%4 to 1
44University of Management and Technology
Arlington, VA
$9,450$7,110--50760%7 to 1
Average$30,544$20,8161,13770.19%8,55857%14 to 1