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Undergraduate
(in-state)
$21,277
($8,460)
Graduate
(in-state)
$18,188
($13,739)
Books & Supplies $1,336
On-Campus Living Costs $14,618
Off-Campus Living Costs $13,656

Average Costs of Attendance at Virginia Colleges

For academic year 2020-2021, the average costs of attendance (COA) is $37,231 when a student lives on campus and $36,269 when living off campus (based on out-of-state rates). The average undergraduate tuition & fees is $8,460 for Virginia residents and $21,277 for others. The average graduate school tuition & fees is $13,739 for Virginia residents and $18,188 for out of state students. The living costs besides the tuition & fees are reported as $14,618 when a student lives on campus and $13,656 when living off campus in average.
2020-2021 Average Cost of Attendance
Virginia Colleges
Living On CampusLiving Off Campus
Total$24,414 (In-State)
$37,231 (Out-of-State)
$23,452 (In-State)
$36,269 (Out-of-State)
Tuition & Fees$8,460 (In-State)
$21,277 (Out-of-State)
$8,460 (In-State)
$21,277 (Out-of-State)
Books & Supplies$1,336$1,336
Living Costs$14,618$13,656
[Chart] Average Costs of Attendance - Virginia Colleges

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

For academic year 2020-2021, the average undergraduate tuition & fees of Virginia colleges and universities is $8,460 for in-state students and $21,277 for out-of-state students. The undergraduate tuition rates are increased by 1.23% compared to the previous year.
2020-2021 Average Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
Virginia Colleges and Universities
2018201920202021
In-State$7,744$8,263 $8,370$8,460
Out-Of-State$19,938$20,644 $21,018$21,277
[Chart] Undergraduate Tuition & Fees - Virginia Colleges

Graduate Tuition & Fees

For academic year 2020-2021, the average graduate tuition & fees of Virginia colleges and universities is $13,739 for in-state students and $18,188 for out-of-state students. The graduate tuition rates are increased by 2.11% compared to the previous year.
2020-2021 Average Graduate Tuition & Fees
Virginia Colleges and Universities
2018201920202021
In-State$13,231$13,695 $14,191$13,739
Out-Of-State$16,778$17,623 $17,812$18,188
[Chart] Graduate Tuition & Fees - Virginia Colleges

Books & Supplies Costs

For academic year 2020-2021, the average books & supplies costs of Virginia colleges and universities is $1,336. The books & supplies costs are decreased by -4.89% compared to the previous year.
2020-2021 Average Books & Supplies Costs
Virginia Colleges and Universities
2018201920202021
Books & Supplies$1,318$1,326 $1,405$1,336
[Chart] Books & Supplies Costs - Virginia Colleges

Average Living Costs

For academic year 2020-2021, the average living costs of Virginia colleges and universities is $14,618 when a student lives on campus and $13,656 when living off campus. It includes the costs of room, board, and other expenses. The on-campus living costs are increased by 3.82% compared to the previous year. The off-campus living costs are increased by 2.51% compared to the previous year.
2020-2021 Average Living Costs
Virginia Colleges and Universities
2018201920202021
On-Campus$13,524$13,805 $14,081$14,618
Off-Campus$13,053$12,993 $13,322$13,656
[Chart] Living Costs - Virginia Colleges