Average Tuition & Fees $18,601
Average Acceptance Rates 64.38 %
Total Student Population 557,804
Average Graduation Rates 55.05 %
Average Student To Faculty Ratio 14.16 to 1

Virginia Colleges Distribution

For academic year 2019-2020, there are 170 colleges and universities in Virginia State - 46 public and 124 private schools. By school level, there are 84 4 Year or high, 48 2-4 years, and 38 less than 2 years schools in Virginia. Next table shows the number of schools by school type and level.

Virginia Colleges Distribution by Type and Level
Number of Schools
Private (not-for-profit)48
Private (for-profit)76
4 Year or High84
2-4 Year48
Less than 2 year38

Average Academic Statistics for Virginia Colleges

The average acceptance rate for Virginia colleges is 64.38% and the average graduation rate is 55.05% in academic year 2019-2020. Total 557,804 students including in both undergraduate and graduate programs have attended Virginia colleges and universities and the average students to faculty ratio is 14.16:1. Next charts are illustrating the core statistics for colleges and universities located in Virginia.

[Chart] Virginia Colleges Academic Statistics
Average Transfer-out Rate for Virginia colleges is 18.564516129032 %
Average Retention Rate for Virginia colleges is 70.632 %

2019-2020 Average Tuition & Fees For Virginia Colleges

For academic year 2019-2020, the average undergraduate tuition & fees for Virginia colleges are $15,553 for Virginia residents and $18,601 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its average tuition and fees are $14,256 for in-state students and $18,186 for out-of-state students.

Virginia 2019-2020 Average Tuition & Fees
[Chart] Virginia State 2019-2020 Average Tuition & Fees

Offered Degree Programs at Virginia Colleges

Virginia colleges and universities are offering 5,150 programs through online and on-site education. Next table lists number of programs by offered degree.

Offered Programs at Virginia State
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Less than one year certificate77345
One but less than two years certificate42916
Associate's Degree659128
Two but less than four years certificate364
Bachelor's Degree1,739178
Post Bachelor's Degree334106
Master's Degree798235
Post Master's Degree6223
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship27036
Doctor's degree - professional practice416
Doctor's degree - other93

Special Learning Opportunities at Virginia State

In Virginia, 1 colleges offer all programs online completely. 86 colleges offer the undergraduate online programs and 47 colleges offer the graduate online programs. 30 colleges have the ROTC programs and 51 colleges offer the study abroad programs. Next table shows the number of Virginia schools which are offering special learning opportunities by category.

Special Learning Opportunities at Virginia State
Online Completely1 out of 167 Schools
Undergraduate Online Classes86 out of 167 Schools
Graduate Online Classes47 out of 167 Schools
ROTC30 out of 167 Schools
Weekend/Evening College70 out of 167 Schools
Teacher certificate41 out of 167 Schools
Study Abroad51 out of 167 Schools