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Virginia Colleges

Applicants, Admitted, and Enrolled

For the academic year 2020-2021, 1,009,760 students have applied and among them 618,487 were admitted to Virginia Colleges. 154,411 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 (2020-2021)
Virginia Colleges
ApplicantsAdmittedEnrolled
Total1,009,760 618,487154,411
Public Schools618,384 403,327108,722
4 Years (Or High)611,393 399,955107,275
2-4 Years6,699 3,1791,293
Less Than 2 Years292 193154
Private Schools391,376 215,16045,689
4 Years (Or High)389,539 214,05544,995
2-4 Years1,837 1,105694
Less Than 2 Years0 00
[CHART#1] Applicants, Admitted, and Enrolled for Virginia Colleges

Acceptance Rate

The average acceptance rate of Virginia Colleges is 61.25% in academic year 2020-2021. Public schools' average acceptance rate was 65.22% and the average rate of private schools was 54.98%. The following table and chart illustrates the average acceptance rate for Virginia Colleges with comparable factors.
Acceptance Rate (2020-2021)
Virginia Colleges
Acceptance Rate
All Schools Average61.25%
Public Schools65.22%
4 Years (Or High)65.42%
2-4 Years47.45%
Less Than 2 Years66.10%
Private Schools54.98%
4 Years (Or High)54.95%
2-4 Years60.15%
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 61.25% in academic year 2020-2021. Public schools' average admission yield was 65.22% and the average rate of private schools was 54.98%. 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) (2020-2021)
Virginia Colleges
Admission Yield
All Schools Average24.97%
Public Schools26.96%
4 Years (Or High)26.82%
2-4 Years40.67%
Less Than 2 Years79.79%
Private Schools21.23%
4 Years (Or High)21.02%
2-4 Years62.81%
Less Than 2 Years0.00%
[CHART#3] Yield (Enrollment Rate) for Virginia Colleges

SAT Scores

The average SAT score of Virginia Colleges is 984 for the academic year 2020-2021. Next table shows SAT average scores of 25th and 75th percentile by subject and school type/level for the academic year 2020-2021. The 25th percentile is the lower 25th score and 75th percentile is the upper 25th score of students who enrolled in colleges.
SAT Scores (2020-2021)
Virginia Colleges
Evidence-based Reading and WritingMath
All Schools Average (4 years schools)25%457441
75%540529
Public Schools25%509492
75%592585
Private Schools25%404391
75%488473
[CHART#4] SAT Scores for Virginia Colleges

ACT Scores

The average ACT score of Virginia Colleges is 36 for the academic year 2020-2021. The following table shows ACT average scores of 25th and 75th percentile by subject and school type/level for the academic year 2020-2021. 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 (2020-2021)
Virginia Colleges
CompositeEnglishMath
All Schools Average25%18 1313
75%23 1817
Public Schools25%201514
75%261918
Private Schools25%161211
75%201716
[CHART#5] ACT Scores for Virginia Colleges