Private Colleges in Virginia

The 2023 Directory of Virginia Private Colleges and Costs

Virginia Private Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2022

How much does it cost to attend private college in Virginia?   The average annual in-state four year, not for profit private college tuition in Virginia was $29,396 for the 2021-2022 academic year. This is a change of $55 from the 2019-2020 average of $29,341 and represents a 0.19% annual increase. The list of Virginia private colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 56 private colleges and universities in Virginia, the most popular being Liberty University with 52,833 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $21,663. University of Richmond is the most expensive private school in Virginia with an in-state tuition of $58,570.

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 2021-2022 academic year.

Explore Virginia Colleges

School Tuition Rating Value
Eastern Mennonite University

Harrisonburg, Virginia

$39,620 69 89
Emory and Henry College

Emory, Virginia

$34,500 44 72
Ferrum College

Ferrum, Virginia

$36,480 30 8
Fortis College Norfolk

Norfolk, Virginia

$15,657 NA NA
Fortis College Richmond

Richmond, Virginia

$14,310 NA NA
Hampden Sydney College

Hampden-Sydney, Virginia

$47,014 70 68
Hampton University

Hampton, Virginia

$26,198 NA NA
Hollins University

Roanoke, Virginia

$39,360 58 91
Jefferson College of Health Sciences

Roanoke, Virginia

$7,922 NA NA
Liberty University

Lynchburg, Virginia

$21,663 38 4
Mary Baldwin College

Staunton, Virginia

$30,690 NA NA
Marymount University

Arlington, Virginia

$34,400 55 50
Miller Motte Technical College Lynchburg

Lynchburg, Virginia

$9,720 NA NA
National College Salem

Salem, Virginia

$10,288 NA NA
Potomac College Herndon

Herndon, Virginia

$5,760 NA NA
Randolph College

Lynchburg, Virginia

$26,250 55 93
Randolph Macon College

Ashland, Virginia

$43,660 55 57
Regent University

Virginia Beach, Virginia

$17,220 39 55
Roanoke College

Salem, Virginia

$46,510 56 56
Shenandoah University

Winchester, Virginia

$33,140 54 22