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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.

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

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Virginia's Cheapest Colleges by In State Tuition
In State Tuition College Rating $Value
$14,190
In State Tuition
21) Skyline College Roanoke
Roanoke, Private For Profit
- -
$14,811
In State Tuition
22) University of Virginia Main Campus
Charlottesville, Public Not For Profit
97 82
$14,904
In State Tuition
23) Potomac College Herndon
Herndon, Private For Profit
- -
$14,985
In State Tuition
24) Stratford University
Falls Church, Private For Profit
- -
$15,530
In State Tuition
25) Virginia Union University
Richmond, Private Not For Profit
35 42
$15,732
In State Tuition
26) National College Salem
Salem, Private For Profit
- -
$15,750
In State Tuition
27) Centura College Virginia Beach
Virginia Beach, Private For Profit
- -
$15,835
In State Tuition
28) DeVry University Virginia
Arlington, Private For Profit
- -
$16,495
In State Tuition
29) Southern Virginia University
Buena Vista, Private Not For Profit
44 54
$16,892
In State Tuition
30) Bryant and Stratton College Richmond
North Chesterfield, Private For Profit
- -
$16,980
In State Tuition
31) Regent University
Virginia Beach, Private Not For Profit
33 47
$17,215
In State Tuition
32) Bryant & Stratton College Hampton
Hampton, Private For Profit
- -
$17,270
In State Tuition
33) Bryant and Stratton College Virginia Beach
Virginia Beach, Private For Profit
- -
$17,434
In State Tuition
34) College of William and Mary
Williamsburg, Public Not For Profit
93 81
$18,495
In State Tuition
35) Chamberlain College of Nursing Virginia
Arlington, Private For Profit
- -
$21,000
In State Tuition
36) Sweet Briar College
Sweet Briar, Private Not For Profit
59 62
$21,271
In State Tuition
37) Liberty University
Lynchburg, Private Not For Profit
66 59
$23,762
In State Tuition
38) Hampton University
Hampton, Private Not For Profit
62 58
$24,542
In State Tuition
39) Virginia Intermont College
Bristol, Private Not For Profit
11 -
$25,290
In State Tuition
40) Bluefield College
Bluefield, Private Not For Profit
12 -