Selected Colleges Comparison

Academic OverviewKey Fact

Institutional Characteristics

The following table compares the basic academic information between selected colleges. By school type, all 5 selected colleges are private. By school level, all 5 schools are 4 years or high institutes.
Academic Comparison - Selected Colleges
NameLocationType/LevelHighest DegreeOffered Degree
Centra College of NursingLynchburg, VAPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsBachelor's DegreeCertificate, Associate, Bachelor
Randolph CollegeLynchburg, VAPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsMaster's DegreeBachelor, Master
Southern Virginia UniversityBuena Vista, VAPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsBachelor's DegreeBachelor
Virginia Union UniversityRichmond, VAPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate
Virginia Wesleyan UniversityVirginia Beach, VAPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsMaster's DegreeBachelor, Master

Key Facts Comparison

The average tuition & fees of selected colleges is $24,133 for State residents and $21,591 for out-of-state students. The average acceptance rate is 84.00% and graduation rate is 46.75%. The following table compares key facts for each schools including acceptance rate, graduation rate, tuition, student to faculty ratio, and student population.
Key Facts Comparison Between Selected Colleges
NameTuition & FeesAcceptance RateGraduation RateStudent Faculty RatioStudent Population
Centra College of Nursing $12,664 82% - 11:1314
Randolph College $26,890 90% 56% 9:1566
Southern Virginia University $17,960 99% 45% 15:11,140
Virginia Union University $13,530 75% 36% 16:11,516
Virginia Wesleyan University $36,910 74% 50% 12:11,347
Average$24,133 / $21,59184.00%46.75%12.60:1977