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Largest Virginia Colleges with Most Enrollment

Liberty University has the most students of 85,586 for academic year 2019-2020 in Virginia. George Mason University is ranked second with 37,863 students and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University follows them with 36,383 students. We exclude colleges whose programs are focused on certificate, associate, and/or special subjects such as arts and music from the ranking. Next table shows the schools that have most students by gender.
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Largest Virginia Colleges with Most Enrollment
NameTotal # of StudentsFemaleMale
1Liberty University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsLynchburg, VA
85,58650,80534,781
2George Mason University
Public, 4 or more yearsFairfax, VA
37,86319,86218,001
3Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Public, 4 or more yearsBlacksburg, VA
36,38315,59220,791
4Virginia Commonwealth University
Public, 4 or more yearsRichmond, VA
29,75718,24311,514
5University of Virginia-Main Campus
Public, 4 or more yearsCharlottesville, VA
25,01213,41911,593
6Old Dominion University
Public, 4 or more yearsNorfolk, VA
23,67513,33710,338
7James Madison University
Public, 4 or more yearsHarrisonburg, VA
21,82012,8798,941
8Radford University
Public, 4 or more yearsRadford, VA
11,8708,1803,690
9Regent University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsVirginia Beach, VA
10,3656,5363,829
10William & Mary
Public, 4 or more yearsWilliamsburg, VA
8,7734,9683,805
11Norfolk State University
Public, 4 or more yearsNorfolk, VA
5,6013,7011,900
12Christopher Newport University
Public, 4 or more yearsNewport News, VA
4,9192,7272,192
13University of Mary Washington
Public, 4 or more yearsFredericksburg, VA
4,4882,9001,588
14Longwood University
Public, 4 or more yearsFarmville, VA
4,4683,1661,302
15Virginia State University
Public, 4 or more yearsPetersburg, VA
4,3652,5631,802
16Hampton University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsHampton, VA
4,2932,8411,452
17University of Richmond
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsUniversity of Richmond, VA
3,9142,1011,813
18Shenandoah University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsWinchester, VA
3,7912,5051,286
19Marymount University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsArlington, VA
3,3632,2731,090
20University of Lynchburg
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsLynchburg, VA
2,9561,8521,104