Best Value Colleges in Virginia by Academic Quality per Dollar

These are the Virginia schools which appear on CollegeCalc's Best Value Colleges in America ranking and represent the colleges providing the finest education balanced against an affordable average net price. The best value in Virginia ranking goes to College of William and Mary with a 94th percentile national academic rank for a comparatively affordable $12,406 average net price.

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 rating methodology.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2017-2018 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Virginia's Best Value Colleges by Academic Quality per Dollar
Average Net Price College Rating $Value
Average Net Price
1) College of William and Mary
Williamsburg, Public Not For Profit
94 86
Average Net Price
2) University of Virginia Main Campus
Charlottesville, Public Not For Profit
96 85
Average Net Price
3) Virginia Military Institute
Lexington, Public Not For Profit
79 79
Average Net Price
4) Washington and Lee University
Lexington, Private Not For Profit
96 78
Average Net Price
5) University of Richmond
University of Richmond, Private Not For Profit
93 74
Average Net Price
6) Christopher Newport University
Newport News, Public Not For Profit
71 70