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Population Comparison Between Best Colleges in Virginia

Total PopulationUndergraduateGraduateOnline Classes

Total Student Population Comparison

The total student population of best schools in Virginia is 144,624 with 74,110 female students and 70,514 male students. This enrollment statistics is based on the latest data from IPEDS, U.S. Department of Education for academic year 2019-2020. The following table compares the student population for both undergraduate and graduate schools between best schools in Virginia.
Among the best schools in Virginia, George Mason University has the most enrolled students of 37,863, while Virginia Military Institute has the least number of students of 1,698 for both in graduate and undergraduate programs.
Student Population Comparison Between Best Schools In Virginia
RankNameTotalMenWomen
1Washington and Lee University2,2641,137 1,127
2University of Virginia-Main Campus25,01211,593 13,419
3University of Richmond3,9141,813 2,101
4William & Mary8,7733,805 4,968
5Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University36,38320,791 15,592
6Virginia Military Institute1,6981,459 239
7James Madison University21,8208,941 12,879
8Christopher Newport University4,9192,192 2,727
9The University of Virginia's College at Wise1,978782 1,196
10George Mason University37,86318,001 19,862
Total144,624 70,51474,110

Undergraduate Student Population

The total undergraduate population of best schools in Virginia is 112,698 with 56,895 female students and 55,803 male students. The following table compares 2019-2020 undergraduate enrollment between best schools in Virginia.
Among the best schools in Virginia, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University has the most enrolled undergraduate students of 29,300, while Virginia Military Institute has the least number of undergraduate students of 1,698.
Undergraduate Student Population Comparison Between Best Schools In Virginia
RankNameTotalMenWomen
1Washington and Lee University1,860929 931
2University of Virginia-Main Campus17,0107,667 9,343
3University of Richmond3,2021,523 1,679
4William & Mary6,2562,623 3,633
5Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University29,30016,766 12,534
6Virginia Military Institute1,6981,459 239
7James Madison University19,8958,406 11,489
8Christopher Newport University4,8372,159 2,678
9The University of Virginia's College at Wise1,978782 1,196
10George Mason University26,66213,489 13,173
Total112,69855,80356,895

Graduate Student Population

The total graduate population of best schools in Virginia is 112,698 with 56,895 female students and 55,803 male students. The following table compares 2019-2020 graduate enrollment between best schools in Virginia.
Among the best schools in Virginia, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University has the most enrolled graduate students of 29,300, while Virginia Military Institute has the least number of graduate students of 1,698.
Graduate Student Population Comparison Between Best Schools In Virginia
RankNameTotalMenWomen
1Washington and Lee University1,860929 931
2University of Virginia-Main Campus17,0107,667 9,343
3University of Richmond3,2021,523 1,679
4William & Mary6,2562,623 3,633
5Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University29,30016,766 12,534
6Virginia Military Institute1,6981,459 239
7James Madison University19,8958,406 11,489
8Christopher Newport University4,8372,159 2,678
9The University of Virginia's College at Wise1,978782 1,196
10George Mason University26,66213,489 13,173
Total112,69855,80356,895

Distance Learning (Online Class) Enrollment

The following table compares 2019-2020 distance learning enrollment for both undergraduate and graduate programs between best schools in Virginia. In undergraduate programs, out of total 104,303 students, 1,882 students (1.80%) have taken courses only through distance learning and 21,048 students (20.18%) have learned from at least one online course. For graduate schools, out of total 31,440 students, 4,447 students (14.14%) have taken courses only through distance learning and 2,746 students (8.73%) have learned from at least one online course.
Online Course (Distance Learning) Population Comparison Between Best Schools In Virginia
RankNameUndergraduateGraduate
TotalOnline ExclusivelySome Online ClassesTotalOnline ExclusivelySome Online Classes
1Washington and Lee UniversityWashington and Lee University does not offer online courses.
2University of Virginia-Main Campus17,010 296
(1.74%)
1,329
(7.81%)
8,002 759
(9.49%)
217
(2.71%)
3University of Richmond3,202 8
(0.25%)
40
(1.25%)
712 20
(2.81%)
4
(0.56%)
4William & Mary6,256 1
(0.02%)
4
(0.06%)
2,517 413
(16.41%)
14
(0.56%)
5Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University29,300 50
(0.17%)
9,851
(33.62%)
7,083 1,026
(14.49%)
833
(11.76%)
6Virginia Military InstituteVirginia Military Institute does not offer online courses.
7James Madison University19,895 325
(1.63%)
902
(4.53%)
1,925 364
(18.91%)
241
(12.52%)
8Christopher Newport UniversityChristopher Newport University does not offer online courses.
9The University of Virginia's College at Wise1,978 485
(24.52%)
327
(16.53%)
No Graduate Level Courses Offered
10George Mason University26,662 717
(2.69%)
8,595
(32.24%)
11,201 1,865
(16.65%)
1,437
(12.83%)
Average104,303 1,882
(1.80%)
21,048
(20.18%)
31,440 4,447
(14.14%)
2,746
(8.73%)
The ranking data is provided by CollegeEvaluator. We compare the schools that ranked top 10 in Virginiaand in top 500 ranking for all colleges and universities in United States.