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 $19,047 for the 2016-2017 academic year. This is a change of $533 from the 2015-2016 average of $18,514 and represents a 2.88% annual increase. The list of Virginia four year colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 58 four year colleges and universities in Virginia, the most popular being Liberty University with 36,555 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $20,455. University of Richmond is the most expensive four year school in Virginia with an in-state tuition of $49,420.

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 2016-2017 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2016-2017 academic year.

Explore Virginia Colleges

School Tuition Rating $Value
Averett University
Danville, 828 Students
$31,980 37 38
Averett University Non Traditional Programs
Danville, 156 Students
$10,200 n/a n/a
Bethel College
Hampton, 29 Students
$8,000 n/a n/a
Bluefield College
Bluefield, 815 Students
$23,600 18 n/a
Bon Secours Memorial College of Nursing
Richmond, 237 Students
$4,871 n/a n/a
Bridgewater College
Bridgewater, 1,876 Students
$31,890 69 72
Bryant & Stratton College Hampton
Hampton, 140 Students
$16,880 n/a n/a
Bryant and Stratton College Richmond
North Chesterfield, 285 Students
$16,783 n/a n/a
Bryant and Stratton College Virginia Beach
Virginia Beach, 273 Students
$17,033 n/a n/a
Centura College Virginia Beach
Virginia Beach, 88 Students
$15,750 n/a n/a
Chamberlain College of Nursing Virginia
Arlington, 164 Students
$18,630 n/a n/a
Christopher Newport University
Newport News, 4,941 Students
$7,836 71 70
College of William and Mary  Best Value
Williamsburg, 7,981 Students
$15,674 94 86
DeVry University Virginia
Arlington, 609 Students
$15,835 n/a n/a
Eastern Mennonite University
Harrisonburg, 1,210 Students
$34,060 73 71
Emory and Henry College
Emory, 1,106 Students
$33,500 53 65
Ferrum College
Ferrum, 1,271 Students
$31,800 23 13
George Mason University
Fairfax, 23,675 Students
$8,204 61 71
Hampden Sydney College
Hampden-Sydney, 1,026 Students
$41,516 n/a n/a
Hampton University
Hampton, 4,260 Students
$21,552 50 55