Top Universities in Virginia

For those interested in studying in Virginia, we have a very useful list. We selected the best Virginia institutions for prospective students. Please know that rankings are based on academic research, alumni reviews, graduation rates, as well as assessment from peer colleges. On the page, you will find major admissions stats such as acceptance rate, tuition fees, average SAT scores for each ranked college or university.

Rankings Schools
1 University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA)
Tuition: in-state: $12,006, out-of-state: $38,018
Total enrollment: 24,297
Fall 2011 acceptance rate: 33.3%
Average freshman retention rate: 97%
6-year graduation rate: 94%
Classes with under 20 students: 52.9%
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile: 1240-1460
2 College of William and Mary (Williamsburg, VA)
Tuition: in-state: $13,570, out-of-state: $36,753
Total enrollment: 8,200
Fall 2011 acceptance rate: 34.6%
Average freshman retention rate: 95%
6-year graduation rate: 91%
Classes with under 20 students: 47.7%
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile: 1240-1450
3 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Blacksburg, VA)
Tuition: in-state: $10,930, out-of-state: $25,320
Total enrollment: 30,936
Fall 2011 acceptance rate: 66.6%
Average freshman retention rate: 91%
6-year graduation rate: 82%
Classes with under 20 students: 28.3%
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile: 1110-1310
4 George Mason University (Fairfax, VA)
Tuition: in-state: $9,620, out-of-state: $27,764
Total enrollment: 33,320
Fall 2011 acceptance rate: 52.8%
Average freshman retention rate: 86%
6-year graduation rate: 64%
Classes with under 20 students: 27.9%
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile: 1050-1250
5 Virginia Commonwealth University (Richmond, VA)
Tuition: in-state: $9,885, out-of-state: $23,300
Total enrollment: 31,899
Fall 2011 acceptance rate: 65.7%
Average freshman retention rate: 85%
6-year graduation rate: 53%
Classes with under 20 students: 34.5%
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile: 980-1190
6 Old Dominion University (Norfolk, VA)
Tuition: in-state: $8,450, out-of-state: $23,330
Total enrollment: 24,753
Fall 2011 acceptance rate: 75.4%
Average freshman retention rate: 80%
6-year graduation rate: 50%
Classes with under 20 students: 34.2%
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile: 920-1120
7 Regent University (Virginia Beach, VA)
Tuition: N/A
Total enrollment: 5,915
Fall 2011 acceptance rate: 83.9%
Average freshman retention rate: 73%
6-year graduation rate: N/A
Classes with under 20 students: 60.9%
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile: 930-1170

 

Top Universities in Virginia

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