Virginia In State Tuition Ranking

The Cheapest Colleges in Virginia by In State Tuition for 2022

Cheapest Colleges in Virginia by In State Tuition

If you're looking for an affordable university and you are a resident of Virginia these are the least expensive in state colleges to consider.

Affordable doesn't simply mean finding a school with a low published in state tuition. It's important to research the typical financial aid package offered by a school, the average net price actually paid and most importantly the quality of education you receive for your tuition dollar. Sometimes a school which appears cheap based on list price can be a poor relative value if it can't award competitive financial aid or doesn't offer a quality education. The list below is a ranking on published in state tuition with no consideration of actual average price paid or academic quality of the school. Please see the CollegeCalc best value colleges in Virginia list for a ranking which considers school quality and average net price.

The most affordable four year colleges in Virginia are listed by one year's in state tuition list price for the 2020/2021 school year.

What is the cheapest college in Virginia? Leading the colleges list is Bon Secours Memorial College of Nursing in Richmond with an in state tuition of $4,871.

Academic Rating is a CollegeCalc rating of a college's overall academics and effectiveness. The score ranges from zero to one hundred, with fifty being the median for all eligible colleges. Dollar value is a measure of a school's academic rating compared with the average price paid by students. 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 2020/2021 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2020/2021 academic year.

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Virginia's Cheapest Colleges by In State Tuition
College In State Tuition Rating Value
#1 Bon Secours Memorial College of Nursing

Richmond, Private Not For Profit

$4,871 NA NA
#2 Virginia State University

Petersburg, Public Not For Profit

$5,540 26 2
#3 The University of Virginia's College at Wise

Wise, Public Not For Profit

$5,693 46 74
#4 Norfolk State University

Norfolk, Public Not For Profit

$5,752 22 5
#5 Potomac College Herndon

Herndon, Private For Profit

$5,760 NA NA
#6 Old Dominion University

Norfolk, Public Not For Profit

$7,029 46 20
#7 James Madison University

Harrisonburg, Public Not For Profit

$7,250 66 52
#8 Jefferson College of Health Sciences

Roanoke, Private Not For Profit

$7,922 NA NA
#9 Radford University

Radford, Public Not For Profit

$7,922 NA NA
#10 Longwood University

Farmville, Public Not For Profit

$8,180 42 10
#11 Virginia University of Lynchburg

Lynchburg, Private Not For Profit

$8,200 NA NA
#12 Bethel College

Hampton, Private Not For Profit

$8,320 NA NA
#13 University of Mary Washington

Fredericksburg, Public Not For Profit

$8,678 64 41
#14 Christopher Newport University

Newport News, Public Not For Profit

$9,100 NA NA
#15 University of Management and Technology (The)

Arlington, Private For Profit

$9,360 NA NA
#16 University of Phoenix Richmond Campus

Richmond, Private For Profit

$9,462 NA NA
#17 University of Phoenix Northern Virginia Campus

Reston, Private For Profit

$9,480 NA NA
#18 George Mason University

Fairfax, Public Not For Profit

$9,510 68 60
#19 Virginia Military Institute

Lexington, Public Not For Profit

$9,562 75 58
#20 Virginia Union University

Richmond, Private Not For Profit

$10,530 13 NA