Virginia Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2016

How much does it cost to attend college in Virginia?   The average annual in-state college tuition in Virginia was $14,942 for the 2015-2016 academic year. This is $1,356 higher than the U.S. average and ranks Virginia in the middle of the pack as the 16th most expensive and 37th most affordable state or district to attend college. This is a change of $331 from the 2014-2015 average of $14,611 and represents a 2.27% annual increase. The list of Virginia colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 115 colleges and universities in Virginia, the most popular being Liberty University with 38,303 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $19,569. University of Richmond is the most expensive in Virginia with an in-state tuition of $48,090.

Click on any school for current tuition, future cost estimates, school specific savings plans and estimated student loan payments. Virginia colleges can also be filtered by public, private, community colleges and four year schools. Additionally, cost based sorting is available for the lowest and highest tuition options. Jump directly to our ranking of best values in Virginia or cheap Virginia colleges guide.

Rating is a CollegeCalc proprietary national percentile ranking of a college's overall difficulty and educational effectiveness. An average score is 50. Dollar value is a measure of a school's academic rating compared with the average net price paid. Colleges which are ranked "n/a" didn't report sufficient data to formulate a score. Learn more about our ratings.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2015-2016 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2015-2016 academic year.

Explore Virginia Colleges

School Tuition Rating $Value
Advanced Technology Institute
Virginia Beach, 717 Students
$13,200 n/a n/a
Argosy University Washington D.C.
Arlington, 234 Students
$13,464 n/a n/a
Averett University
Danville, 827 Students
$30,900 38 39
Averett University Non Traditional Programs
Danville, 321 Students
$10,200 n/a n/a
Aviation Institute of Maintenance Chesapeake
Chesapeake, 226 Students
$17,760 n/a n/a
Aviation Institute of Maintenance Manassas
Manassas, 99 Students
$17,760 n/a n/a
Bethel College
Hampton, 30 Students
$8,000 n/a n/a
Blue Ridge Community College
Weyers Cave, 1,680 Students
$4,020 n/a n/a
Bluefield College
Bluefield, 813 Students
$23,296 38 47
Bon Secours Memorial College of Nursing
Richmond, 239 Students
$4,871 n/a n/a
Bridgewater College
Bridgewater, 1,766 Students
$30,800 71 73
Bryant & Stratton College Hampton
Hampton, 228 Students
$16,232 n/a n/a
Bryant and Stratton College Richmond
North Chesterfield, 322 Students
$16,052 n/a n/a
Bryant and Stratton College Virginia Beach
Virginia Beach, 286 Students
$16,691 n/a n/a
Central Virginia Community College
Lynchburg, 1,513 Students
$4,020 n/a n/a
Centura College Chesapeake
Chesapeake, 74 Students
$15,750 n/a n/a
Centura College Newport News
Newport News, 146 Students
$15,750 n/a n/a
Centura College Norfolk
Norfolk, 143 Students
$16,200 n/a n/a
Centura College Richmond Main
Richmond, 117 Students
$16,200 n/a n/a
Centura College Richmond Westend
Richmond, 106 Students
$14,880 n/a n/a

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