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Virginia Colleges

Applicants, Admitted, and Enrolled

For the academic year 2022-2023, 1,727,273 students have applied and among them 1,091,090 were admitted to Virginia Colleges. 253,064 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 (2022-2023)
Virginia Colleges
ApplicantsAdmittedEnrolled
Total1,727,273 1,091,090253,064
Public Schools1,068,392 704,518178,266
4 Years (Or High)1,056,119 697,405175,264
2-4 Years11,737 6,7842,732
Less Than 2 Years536 329270
Private Schools658,881 386,57274,798
4 Years (Or High)655,950 384,88073,731
2-4 Years2,931 1,6921,067
Less Than 2 Years0 00
[CHART#1] Applicants, Admitted, and Enrolled for Virginia Colleges

Acceptance Rate

The average acceptance rate of Virginia Colleges is 63.17% in academic year 2022-2023. Public schools' average acceptance rate was 65.94% and the average rate of private schools was 58.67%. The following table and chart illustrates the average acceptance rate for Virginia Colleges with comparable factors.
Acceptance Rate (2022-2023)
Virginia Colleges
Acceptance Rate
All Schools Average63.17%
Public Schools65.94%
4 Years (Or High)66.03%
2-4 Years57.80%
Less Than 2 Years61.38%
Private Schools58.67%
4 Years (Or High)58.68%
2-4 Years57.73%
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 63.17% in academic year 2022-2023. Public schools' average admission yield was 65.94% and the average rate of private schools was 58.67%. 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) (2022-2023)
Virginia Colleges
Admission Yield
All Schools Average23.19%
Public Schools25.30%
4 Years (Or High)25.13%
2-4 Years40.27%
Less Than 2 Years82.07%
Private Schools19.35%
4 Years (Or High)19.16%
2-4 Years63.06%
Less Than 2 Years0.00%
[CHART#3] Yield (Enrollment Rate) for Virginia Colleges

SAT Scores

The average SAT score of Virginia Colleges is 888 for the academic year 2022-2023. Next table shows SAT average scores of 25th and 75th percentile by subject and school type/level for the academic year 2022-2023. The 25th percentile is the lower 25th score and 75th percentile is the upper 25th score of students who enrolled in colleges.
SAT Scores (2022-2023)
Virginia Colleges
Evidence-based Reading and WritingMath
All Schools Average (4 years schools)25%411398
75%487481
Public Schools25%553534
75%645637
Private Schools25%270263
75%328325
[CHART#4] SAT Scores for Virginia Colleges

ACT Scores

The average ACT score of Virginia Colleges is 34 for the academic year 2022-2023. The following table shows ACT average scores of 25th and 75th percentile by subject and school type/level for the academic year 2022-2023. 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 (2022-2023)
Virginia Colleges
CompositeEnglishMath
All Schools Average25%17 1313
75%21 1716
Public Schools25%221616
75%282120
Private Schools25%111010
75%141313
[CHART#5] ACT Scores for Virginia Colleges