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Virginia Colleges

Applicants, Admitted, and Enrolled

For the academic year 2021-2022, 1,382,259 students have applied and among them 856,939 were admitted to Virginia Colleges. 203,635 students were finally enrolled into one of accepted schools. The following table and chart illustrates the number of applicant, admitted, and enrolled students for Virginia Colleges.
Applicants, Admitted, and Enrolled (2021-2022)
Virginia Colleges
ApplicantsAdmittedEnrolled
Total1,382,259 856,939203,635
Public Schools836,902 552,570142,940
4 Years (Or High)827,724 547,655140,936
2-4 Years8,773 4,6501,793
Less Than 2 Years405 265211
Private Schools545,357 304,36960,695
4 Years (Or High)543,114 302,99659,822
2-4 Years2,243 1,373873
Less Than 2 Years0 00
[CHART#1] Applicants, Admitted, and Enrolled for Virginia Colleges

Acceptance Rate

The average acceptance rate of Virginia Colleges is 62.00% in academic year 2021-2022. Public schools' average acceptance rate was 66.03% and the average rate of private schools was 55.81%. The following table and chart illustrates the average acceptance rate for Virginia Colleges with comparable factors.
Acceptance Rate (2021-2022)
Virginia Colleges
Acceptance Rate
All Schools Average62.00%
Public Schools66.03%
4 Years (Or High)66.16%
2-4 Years53.00%
Less Than 2 Years65.43%
Private Schools55.81%
4 Years (Or High)55.79%
2-4 Years61.21%
Less Than 2 Years0.00%
[CHART#2] Acceptance Rate for Virginia Colleges

Yield (Enrollment Rate)

The average yield, also know as enrollment rate, of Virginia Colleges was 62.00% in academic year 2021-2022. Public schools' average admission yield was 66.03% and the average rate of private schools was 55.81%. The admission yield is a rate of number of enrolled students over number of students who are allowed to admit. The following table and chart illustrates the average admission yield for Virginia Colleges with comparable factors.
Yield (Enrollment Rate) (2021-2022)
Virginia Colleges
Admission Yield
All Schools Average23.76%
Public Schools25.87%
4 Years (Or High)25.73%
2-4 Years38.56%
Less Than 2 Years79.62%
Private Schools19.94%
4 Years (Or High)19.74%
2-4 Years63.58%
Less Than 2 Years0.00%
[CHART#3] Yield (Enrollment Rate) for Virginia Colleges

SAT Scores

The average SAT score of Virginia Colleges is 902 for the academic year 2021-2022. Next table shows SAT average scores of 25th and 75th percentile by subject and school type/level for the academic year 2021-2022. The 25th percentile is the lower 25th score and 75th percentile is the upper 25th score of students who enrolled in colleges.
SAT Scores (2021-2022)
Virginia Colleges
Evidence-based Reading and WritingMath
All Schools Average (4 years schools)25%419406
75%498482
Public Schools25%467452
75%548534
Private Schools25%370360
75%448429
[CHART#4] SAT Scores for Virginia Colleges

ACT Scores

The average ACT score of Virginia Colleges is 35 for the academic year 2021-2022. The following table shows ACT average scores of 25th and 75th percentile by subject and school type/level for the academic year 2021-2022. The 25th percentile is the lower 25th score and 75th percentile is the upper 25th scores of students who enrolled in the colleges.
ACT Scores (2021-2022)
Virginia Colleges
CompositeEnglishMath
All Schools Average25%17 1413
75%21 1917
Public Schools25%191514
75%241918
Private Schools25%151212
75%191817
[CHART#5] ACT Scores for Virginia Colleges