College Costs in Virginia

The 2021 Directory of Virginia Colleges and Prices

Virginia Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2021

How much does it cost to attend college in Virginia?   The average annual in-state college tuition in Virginia was $15,812 for the 2019-2020 academic year. This is $1,147 higher than the U.S. average and ranks Virginia in the middle of the pack as the 20th most expensive and 33rd most affordable state or district to attend college. This is a change of ($226) from the 2018-2019 average of $16,038 and represents a -1.41% annual decline. The list of Virginia colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 95 colleges and universities in Virginia, the most popular being Liberty University with 41,809 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $21,361. University of Richmond is the most expensive in Virginia with an in-state tuition of $54,690.

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.

<Academic 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 2018-2019 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Explore Virginia Colleges

School Tuition Rating Value
Advanced Technology Institute

Virginia Beach, Virginia

$13,200 NA NA
Averett University

Danville, Virginia

$35,450 43 29
Averett University Non Traditional Programs

Danville, Virginia

$11,520 NA NA
Aviation Institute of Maintenance Chesapeake

Chesapeake, Virginia

$16,520 NA NA
Aviation Institute of Maintenance Manassas

Manassas, Virginia

$16,520 NA NA
Bethel College

Hampton, Virginia

$8,320 NA NA
Blue Ridge Community College

Weyers Cave, Virginia

$4,620 NA NA
Bluefield College

Bluefield, Virginia

$25,256 32 5
Bon Secours Memorial College of Nursing

Richmond, Virginia

$4,871 NA NA
Bridgewater College

Bridgewater, Virginia

$35,700 43 63
Bryant & Stratton College Hampton

Hampton, Virginia

$17,215 NA NA
Bryant and Stratton College Richmond

North Chesterfield, Virginia

$16,892 NA NA
Bryant and Stratton College Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach, Virginia

$17,556 NA NA
Central Virginia Community College

Lynchburg, Virginia

$4,620 NA NA
Centura College Chesapeake

Chesapeake, Virginia

$16,500 NA NA
Centura College Newport News

Newport News, Virginia

$15,750 NA NA
Centura College Norfolk

Norfolk, Virginia

$16,500 NA NA
Centura College Richmond Main

Richmond, Virginia

$16,500 NA NA
Centura College Richmond Westend

Richmond, Virginia

$14,880 NA NA
Centura College Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach, Virginia

$15,750 NA NA