Virginia Four Year Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2016

How much does it cost to attend four year college in Virginia?   The average annual in-state four year college tuition in Virginia was $18,514 for the 2015-2016 academic year. This is a change of $444 from the 2014-2015 average of $18,070 and represents a 2.46% annual increase. The list of Virginia four year colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 74 four year 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 four year school 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
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
Bethel College
Hampton, 30 Students
$8,000 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
Centura College Virginia Beach
Virginia Beach, 104 Students
$15,750 n/a n/a
Chamberlain College of Nursing Virginia
Arlington, 239 Students
$17,400 n/a n/a
Christopher Newport University
Newport News, 5,082 Students
$7,608 67 68
College of William and Mary  Best Value
Williamsburg, 7,883 Students
$13,978 95 87
DeVry University Virginia
Arlington, 609 Students
$15,835 n/a n/a
Eastern Mennonite University
Harrisonburg, 1,267 Students
$32,160 60 66
ECPI University
Virginia Beach, 10,302 Students
$14,700 n/a n/a
Emory and Henry College
Emory, 1,000 Students
$30,700 51 63
Ferrum College
Ferrum, 1,432 Students
$30,720 30 34
George Mason University
Fairfax, 21,962 Students
$7,976 75 77

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