College Costs in Virginia

The 2022 Directory of Virginia Colleges and Prices

Virginia Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2022

How much does it cost to attend college in Virginia?   The average annual in-state college tuition in Virginia was $15,815 for the 2020-2021 academic year. This is $894 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 ($117) from the 2019-2020 average of $15,932 and represents a -0.73% 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 52,970 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $20,534. University of Richmond is the most expensive in Virginia with an in-state tuition of $56,860.

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 2020-2021 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2020-2021 academic year.

Explore Virginia Colleges

School Tuition Rating Value
Advanced Technology Institute

Virginia Beach, Virginia

$13,200 NA NA
Averett University

Danville, Virginia

$36,520 45 32
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

$25,750 NA NA
Bon Secours Memorial College of Nursing

Richmond, Virginia

$4,871 NA NA
Bridgewater College

Bridgewater, Virginia

$36,800 47 65
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

$17,514 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

$16,500 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

$16,500 NA NA
Chamberlain College of Nursing Virginia

Arlington, Virginia

$18,846 NA NA
Christopher Newport University

Newport News, Virginia

$9,100 NA NA
College of William and Mary

Williamsburg, Virginia

$17,434 88 95
Dabney S Lancaster Community College

Clifton Forge, Virginia

$4,620 NA NA
Danville Community College

Danville, Virginia

$4,620 NA NA
DeVry University Virginia

Arlington, Virginia

$15,835 NA NA
Eastern Mennonite University

Harrisonburg, Virginia

$38,850 70 90
Eastern Shore Community College

Melfa, Virginia

$4,620 NA NA
Emory and Henry College

Emory, Virginia

$34,500 49 81
Ferrum College

Ferrum, Virginia

$36,480 22 2
Fortis College Norfolk

Norfolk, Virginia

$15,350 NA NA
Fortis College Richmond

Richmond, Virginia

$13,376 NA NA
George Mason University

Fairfax, Virginia

$9,510 68 60
Germanna Community College

Locust Grove, Virginia

$3,930 NA NA
Hampden Sydney College

Hampden-Sydney, Virginia

$45,690 72 73
Hampton University

Hampton, Virginia

$26,198 NA NA
Hollins University

Roanoke, Virginia

$39,360 58 91
J Sargeant Reynolds Community College

Richmond, Virginia

$4,743 NA NA
James Madison University

Harrisonburg, Virginia

$7,250 66 52
Jefferson College of Health Sciences

Roanoke, Virginia

$7,922 NA NA
John Tyler Community College

Chester, Virginia

$4,650 NA NA
Liberty University

Lynchburg, Virginia

$20,534 46 12
Longwood University

Farmville, Virginia

$8,180 42 10
Lord Fairfax Community College

Middletown, Virginia

$4,620 NA NA
Mary Baldwin College

Staunton, Virginia

$30,690 38 44
Marymount University

Arlington, Virginia

$33,200 57 58
Miller Motte Technical College Lynchburg

Lynchburg, Virginia

$9,720 NA NA
Mountain Empire Community College

Big Stone Gap, Virginia

$4,620 NA NA
National College Salem

Salem, Virginia

$10,772 NA NA
New River Community College

Dublin, Virginia

$4,620 NA NA
Norfolk State University

Norfolk, Virginia

$5,752 22 5
Northern Virginia Community College

Annandale, Virginia

$5,412 NA NA
Old Dominion University

Norfolk, Virginia

$7,029 46 20
Patrick Henry Community College

Martinsville, Virginia

$4,620 NA NA
Paul D Camp Community College

Franklin, Virginia

$4,620 NA NA
Piedmont Virginia Community College

Charlottesville, Virginia

$4,650 NA NA
Potomac College Herndon

Herndon, Virginia

$5,760 NA NA
Radford University

Radford, Virginia

$7,922 NA NA
Randolph College

Lynchburg, Virginia

$25,000 51 91
Randolph Macon College

Ashland, Virginia

$42,490 58 66
Rappahannock Community College

Glenns, Virginia

$4,620 NA NA
Regent University

Virginia Beach, Virginia

$17,220 40 56
Richard Bland College of the College of William and Mary

Petersburg, Virginia

$6,000 NA NA
Roanoke College

Salem, Virginia

$45,200 60 67
Shenandoah University

Winchester, Virginia

$32,580 58 29
Skyline College Roanoke

Roanoke, Virginia

$14,190 NA NA
Southeast Culinary & Hospitality College

Bristol, Virginia

$19,500 NA NA
Southern Virginia University

Buena Vista, Virginia

$17,696 32 3
Southside Virginia Community College

Alberta, Virginia

$4,620 NA NA
Southwest Virginia Community College

Richlands, Virginia

$4,620 NA NA
Stratford University

Falls Church, Virginia

$14,985 NA NA
Sweet Briar College

Sweet Briar, Virginia

$21,900 62 40
The University of Virginia's College at Wise

Wise, Virginia

$5,693 46 74
Thomas Nelson Community College

Hampton, Virginia

$4,680 NA NA
Tidewater Community College

Norfolk, Virginia

$4,680 NA NA
University of Lynchburg

Lynchburg, Virginia

$40,910 NA NA
University of Management and Technology (The)

Arlington, Virginia

$9,360 NA NA
University of Mary Washington

Fredericksburg, Virginia

$8,678 64 41
University of Phoenix Northern Virginia Campus

Reston, Virginia

$9,480 NA NA
University of Phoenix Richmond Campus

Richmond, Virginia

$9,462 NA NA
University of Richmond

University of Richmond, Virginia

$56,860 91 96
University of Virginia Main Campus

Charlottesville, Virginia

$15,840 86 96
Virginia College

Richmond, Virginia

$14,382 NA NA
Virginia Commonwealth University

Richmond, Virginia

$12,094 55 48
Virginia Highlands Community College

Abingdon, Virginia

$4,620 NA NA
Virginia Intermont College

Bristol, Virginia

$24,542 NA NA
Virginia Military Institute

Lexington, Virginia

$9,562 75 58
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Blacksburg, Virginia

$11,420 76 61
Virginia State University

Petersburg, Virginia

$5,540 26 2
Virginia Union University

Richmond, Virginia

$10,530 13 NA
Virginia University of Lynchburg

Lynchburg, Virginia

$8,200 NA NA
Virginia Wesleyan College

Norfolk, Virginia

$36,010 49 54
Virginia Western Community College

Roanoke, Virginia

$4,680 NA NA
Washington and Lee University

Lexington, Virginia

$56,170 93 96
Wytheville Community College

Wytheville, Virginia

$4,620 NA NA