Virginia In State Total Cost Ranking

The Most Expensive Colleges in Virginia by In State Total Cost for 2021

Most Expensive Colleges in Virginia by In State Total Cost

The highest priced four year colleges in Virginia are listed by one year's in state total cost list price for the 2018/2019 school year. Total cost includes tuition, room and board or estimated off campus living expenses, books and supplies and other fees.

What is the most expensive college in Virginia? Leading the colleges list is Washington and Lee University in Lexington with an in state total cost of $71,685.

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 Most Expensive Colleges by In State Total Cost
College In State Total Cost Rating Value
#1 Washington and Lee University

Lexington, Private Not For Profit

$71,685 93 98
#2 University of Richmond

University of Richmond, Private Not For Profit

$68,690 91 96
#3 Hampden Sydney College

Hampden-Sydney, Private Not For Profit

$61,602 69 61
#4 Roanoke College

Salem, Private Not For Profit

$60,693 60 70
#5 Randolph Macon College

Ashland, Private Not For Profit

$55,970 55 51
#6 Randolph College

Lynchburg, Private Not For Profit

$55,941 52 52
#7 Hollins University

Roanoke, Private Not For Profit

$54,740 60 90
#8 University of Lynchburg

Lynchburg, Private Not For Profit

$53,340 49 45
#9 Bridgewater College

Bridgewater, Private Not For Profit

$50,720 43 63
#10 Eastern Mennonite University

Harrisonburg, Private Not For Profit

$50,610 67 82
#11 Emory and Henry College

Emory, Private Not For Profit

$49,067 51 73
#12 Ferrum College

Ferrum, Private Not For Profit

$48,145 23 2
#13 Virginia Wesleyan College

Norfolk, Private Not For Profit

$47,941 48 43
#14 Marymount University

Arlington, Private Not For Profit

$47,905 55 39
#15 Averett University

Danville, Private Not For Profit

$47,160 43 29
#16 Shenandoah University

Winchester, Private Not For Profit

$45,250 57 34
#17 Mary Baldwin College

Staunton, Private Not For Profit

$41,740 36 44
#18 Hampton University

Hampton, Private Not For Profit

$41,491 NA NA
#19 College of William and Mary

Williamsburg, Public Not For Profit

$37,554 88 95
#20 Bluefield College

Bluefield, Private Not For Profit

$36,832 32 5
#21 Sweet Briar College

Sweet Briar, Private Not For Profit

$36,520 65 49
#22 Liberty University

Lynchburg, Private Not For Profit

$34,648 44 8
#23 Chamberlain College of Nursing Virginia

Arlington, Private For Profit

$33,987 NA NA
#24 Virginia Intermont College

Bristol, Private Not For Profit

$33,691 NA NA
#25 University of Virginia Main Campus

Charlottesville, Public Not For Profit

$31,132 86 97
#26 Virginia Military Institute

Lexington, Public Not For Profit

$29,884 75 94
#27 Virginia Commonwealth University

Richmond, Public Not For Profit

$28,962 56 38
#28 Virginia Union University

Richmond, Private Not For Profit

$28,459 16 NA
#29 Christopher Newport University

Newport News, Public Not For Profit

$27,988 58 16
#30 Centura College Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach, Private For Profit

$27,807 NA NA
#31 Longwood University

Farmville, Public Not For Profit

$26,946 45 15
#32 Regent University

Virginia Beach, Private Not For Profit

$26,840 32 30
#33 Southern Virginia University

Buena Vista, Private Not For Profit

$26,698 30 3
#34 University of Mary Washington

Fredericksburg, Public Not For Profit

$25,970 63 40
#35 George Mason University

Fairfax, Public Not For Profit

$25,788 68 56
#36 DeVry University Virginia

Arlington, Private For Profit

$24,829 NA NA
#37 James Madison University

Harrisonburg, Public Not For Profit

$24,200 68 52
#38 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Blacksburg, Public Not For Profit

$24,133 75 73
#39 Old Dominion University

Norfolk, Public Not For Profit

$24,070 45 25
#40 Skyline College Roanoke

Roanoke, Private For Profit

$23,185 NA NA
#41 The University of Virginia's College at Wise

Wise, Public Not For Profit

$22,866 49 65
#42 Bryant & Stratton College Hampton

Hampton, Private For Profit

$22,760 NA NA
#43 Norfolk State University

Norfolk, Public Not For Profit

$22,701 22 9
#44 Bryant and Stratton College Richmond

North Chesterfield, Private For Profit

$22,624 NA NA
#45 Bryant and Stratton College Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach, Private For Profit

$22,414 NA NA
#46 Stratford University

Falls Church, Private For Profit

$22,135 NA NA
#47 Virginia State University

Petersburg, Public Not For Profit

$21,998 25 2
#48 Jefferson College of Health Sciences

Roanoke, Private Not For Profit

$21,545 53 36
#49 Radford University

Radford, Public Not For Profit

$21,545 NA NA
#50 Potomac College Herndon

Herndon, Private For Profit

$20,004 NA NA
#51 Virginia University of Lynchburg

Lynchburg, Private Not For Profit

$19,200 NA NA
#52 Bethel College

Hampton, Private Not For Profit

$18,293 NA NA
#53 Bon Secours Memorial College of Nursing

Richmond, Private Not For Profit

$17,671 NA NA
#54 Averett University Non Traditional Programs

Danville, Private Not For Profit

$17,410 NA NA
#55 University of Phoenix Northern Virginia Campus

Reston, Private For Profit

$16,470 NA NA
#56 University of Phoenix Richmond Campus

Richmond, Private For Profit

$16,452 NA NA
#57 University of Management and Technology (The)

Arlington, Private For Profit

$16,125 NA NA
#58 National College Salem

Salem, Private For Profit

$14,096 NA NA