Virginia In State Tuition Ranking

The Cheapest Colleges in Virginia by In State Tuition for 2021

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 2018/2019 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 2019/2020 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2019/2020 academic year.

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Virginia's Cheapest Colleges by In State Tuition
College In State Tuition Rating Value
#21 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Blacksburg, Public Not For Profit

$11,420 75 73
#22 Averett University Non Traditional Programs

Danville, Private Not For Profit

$11,520 NA NA
#23 Virginia Commonwealth University

Richmond, Public Not For Profit

$12,094 56 38
#24 Skyline College Roanoke

Roanoke, Private For Profit

$14,190 NA NA
#25 University of Virginia Main Campus

Charlottesville, Public Not For Profit

$14,836 86 97
#26 Stratford University

Falls Church, Private For Profit

$14,985 NA NA
#27 Virginia Union University

Richmond, Private Not For Profit

$15,530 16 NA
#28 Centura College Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach, Private For Profit

$15,750 NA NA
#29 DeVry University Virginia

Arlington, Private For Profit

$15,835 NA NA
#30 Bryant and Stratton College Richmond

North Chesterfield, Private For Profit

$16,892 NA NA
#31 Bryant & Stratton College Hampton

Hampton, Private For Profit

$17,215 NA NA
#32 Regent University

Virginia Beach, Private Not For Profit

$17,220 32 30
#33 Southern Virginia University

Buena Vista, Private Not For Profit

$17,280 30 3
#34 College of William and Mary

Williamsburg, Public Not For Profit

$17,434 88 95
#35 Bryant and Stratton College Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach, Private For Profit

$17,556 NA NA
#36 Chamberlain College of Nursing Virginia

Arlington, Private For Profit

$18,495 NA NA
#37 Liberty University

Lynchburg, Private Not For Profit

$21,361 44 8
#38 Sweet Briar College

Sweet Briar, Private Not For Profit

$21,420 65 49
#39 Virginia Intermont College

Bristol, Private Not For Profit

$24,542 NA NA
#40 Hampton University

Hampton, Private Not For Profit

$24,950 NA NA