Colleges in Virginia Beach, Virginia Statistics

Virginia Beach is a city in Virginia. According to 2019 Census data, the population is 1,478,868 (estimated). For the academic year 2019-2020, sixteen colleges are active for serving college programs in Virginia Beach, Virginia. In addition, there are 32 colleges located within 30 miles from Virginia Beach.
By school types, there are one public and fifteen private schools. By school levels, there are nine 4-years (or high) schools, two 2-4 years schools (community colleges), and five less than 2 years schools (career, technical, or vocational schools) based on the IPEDS data.
All Sixteen schools offer undergraduate programs and six schools offer graduate programs. The 2020 average tuition & fees of the schools in Virginia Beach, Virginia is $15,141 for Virginia residents and $15,324 for out-of-state students.
The average acceptance rate is 71.25% and the average SAT score is 1,085. A total of 27,044 students enrolled in schools in Virginia Beach, Virginia, of which 10,842 students enrolled in online degree programs exclusively. The average student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1.

Colleges in Virginia Beac Comparison Table

The following table lists 16 colleges located in Virginia Beach and 17 schools near Virginia Beach, Virginia ordered by distance from Virginia Beach. The "-" value in other columns means that the corresponding data has not been reported or the school does not have programs for the values.
You can sort the table by column by clicking/touching column titles. The colleges in light blue rows are located in the city limit and other schools are not located in, but near the city.
All SchoolsPublicPrivate4 Years CollegeCommunity CollegesTechnical Colleges
College NameDistance From Virginia BeachUndergraduate Tuition & FeesPopulationGraduation RateStudent to Faculty RatioGraduate Tuition & FeesAcceptance RateSAT Score
Virginia Beach City Public Schools School of Practical Nursing
Virginia Beach, VA
Public, Less than 2 years
valid
1.82 miles$4,8016086%9 to 1---
Centura College-Virginia Beach
Virginia Beach, VA
Private, 4 years
four-years
7.30 miles$16,63710235%6 to 1---
South University-Virginia Beach
Virginia Beach, VA
Private, 4 years
four-years
8.24 miles$18,00047720%9 to 1$16,320--
Bryant & Stratton College-Virginia Beach
Virginia Beach, VA
Private, 4 years
four-years
8.37 miles$17,23652913%13 to 1---
Virginia Beach Theological Seminary
Virginia Beach, VA
Private, 4 years
four-years
8.40 miles$7,99129-1 to 1$8,502--
Rudy & Kelly Academy-A Paul Mitchell Partner School
Virginia Beach, VA
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
8.68 miles$18,50021166%14 to 1---
Empire Beauty School-Virginia Beach
Virginia Beach, VA
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
8.87 miles$18,75011530%29 to 1---
The Art Institute of Virginia Beach
Virginia Beach, VA
Private, 4 years
four-years
8.98 miles$19,35430747%15 to 1---
University of Phoenix-Virginia
Virginia Beach, VA
Private, 4 years
four-years
9.06 miles$9,55211320%4 to 1$16,752--
Wave Leadership College
Virginia Beach, VA
Private, 2-4 years
valid
9.08 miles$8,3906543%7 to 1---
The Chrysm Insitute of Esthetics
Virginia Beach, VA
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
9.31 miles$9,600130100%20 to 1---
Regent University
Virginia Beach, VA
Private, 4 years
four-years
9.59 miles$18,7209,88957%47 to 1$17,05286.00%1,105
Centura College-Chesapeake
Chesapeake, VA
Private, 4 years
four-years
10.45 miles$16,63715742%9 to 1---
ECPI University
Virginia Beach, VA
Private, 4 years
four-years
10.63 miles$16,63912,94748%11 to 1$12,96074.00%-
Advanced Technology Institute
Virginia Beach, VA
Private, 2-4 years
valid
10.71 miles$13,20060974%20 to 1-48.00%-
Fortis College-Norfolk
Norfolk, VA
Private, 2-4 years
valid
11.30 miles$15,97729341%16 to 1---
Cayce/Reilly School of Massage
Virginia Beach, VA
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
11.39 miles$10,9002483%12 to 1---
Sentara College of Health Sciences
Chesapeake, VA
Private, 4 years
four-years
11.48 miles$2,344386-9 to 1$1,167--
Virginia Wesleyan University
Virginia Beach, VA
Private, 4 years
four-years
12.22 miles$36,9101,43748%12 to 1$8,98277.00%1,065
Aviation Institute of Maintenance-Chesapeake
Chesapeake, VA
Private, 2-4 years
valid
12.86 miles$16,75723950%14 to 1---
Central School of Practical Nursing
Norfolk, VA
Public, Less than 2 years
valid
13.17 miles$7,4752089%7 to 1---
Tidewater Tech-Trades
Norfolk, VA
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
13.69 miles$16,33737168%15 to 1---
Norfolk State University
Norfolk, VA
Public, 4 years
four-years
14.45 miles$20,7905,20436%16 to 1$24,74292.00%950
Tidewater Community College
Norfolk, VA
Public, 2-4 years
valid
15.85 miles$11,56420,94124%20 to 1---
Centura College-Norfolk
Norfolk, VA
Private, 2-4 years
valid
16.00 miles$16,63716672%10 to 1---
Eastern Virginia Medical School
Norfolk, VA
Public, 4 years
four-years
16.76 miles-1,303--$25,188--
Old Dominion University
Norfolk, VA
Public, 4 years
four-years
18.01 miles$30,96024,17653%17 to 1$33,28889.00%1,080
Hampton University
Hampton, VA
Private, 4 years
four-years
25.69 miles$29,3124,32160%13 to 1$13,13436.00%1,050
Virginia School of Hair Design
Hampton, VA
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
26.24 miles$17,1341466%14 to 1---
Suffolk Beauty Academy
Suffolk, VA
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
28.85 miles$16,65020100%10 to 1---
Bryant & Stratton College-Hampton
Hampton, VA
Private, 4 years
four-years
28.87 miles$17,460333-11 to 1---
Bethel College
Hampton, VA
Private, 4 years
four-years
29.38 miles$8,42031-3 to 1---
College of the Albemarle
Elizabeth City, NC
Public, 2-4 years
valid
29.91 miles$6,8522,55735%13 to 1---
Average-$15,32427,04451%14 to 1$13,42871.25%1,085