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Top Colleges in Virginia Academic Key Facts Comparison

There are 8 public and 2 private schools in Top Colleges in Virginia. The average acceptance ratio of Top Colleges in Virginia is 52.70% where Washington and Lee University has the tightest rate of 21% and George Mason University has the loosest rate of 81%. The average graduation rate is 80.30% and the average student to faculty ratio is 12.40:1 (8.06%).

#1. Washington and Lee University

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#1. Washington and Lee University

Lexington, VA | Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Acceptance Rate
21%
Student Population
2,223
Graduation Rate
95%
Student-to-Faculty Ratio
8 to 1
Tuition & Fees
Undergraduate
$54,830
Graduate
$47,437

#2. University of Virginia-Main Campus

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#2. University of Virginia-Main Campus

Charlottesville, VA | Public, 4 or more years
Acceptance Rate
26%
Student Population
24,639
Graduation Rate
94%
Student-to-Faculty Ratio
15 to 1
Tuition & Fees
Undergraduate
$17,798 (in-state), / $50,900 (out-of-state)
Graduate
$19,528 (in-state), / $30,720 (out-of-state)

#3. University of Richmond

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#3. University of Richmond

University of Richmond, VA | Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Acceptance Rate
30%
Student Population
4,002
Graduation Rate
87%
Student-to-Faculty Ratio
8 to 1
Tuition & Fees
Undergraduate
$54,690
Graduate
$24,960

#4. College of William and Mary

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#4. College of William and Mary

Williamsburg, VA | Public, 4 or more years
Acceptance Rate
37%
Student Population
8,817
Graduation Rate
91%
Student-to-Faculty Ratio
11 to 1
Tuition & Fees
Undergraduate
$23,628 (in-state), / $46,854 (out-of-state)
Graduate
$16,440 (in-state), / $34,229 (out-of-state)

#5. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

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#5. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Blacksburg, VA | Public, 4 or more years
Acceptance Rate
65%
Student Population
34,683
Graduation Rate
84%
Student-to-Faculty Ratio
14 to 1
Tuition & Fees
Undergraduate
$13,691 (in-state), / $32,835 (out-of-state)
Graduate
$15,972 (in-state), / $29,885 (out-of-state)

#6. Virginia Military Institute

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#6. Virginia Military Institute

Lexington, VA | Public, 4 or more years
Acceptance Rate
51%
Student Population
1,685
Graduation Rate
78%
Student-to-Faculty Ratio
10 to 1
Tuition & Fees
Undergraduate
$19,118 (in-state), / $45,962 (out-of-state)

#7. James Madison University

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#7. James Madison University

Harrisonburg, VA | Public, 4 or more years
Acceptance Rate
71%
Student Population
21,751
Graduation Rate
84%
Student-to-Faculty Ratio
16 to 1
Tuition & Fees
Undergraduate
$12,206 (in-state), / $29,106 (out-of-state)
Graduate
$11,976 (in-state), / $29,016 (out-of-state)

#8. Christopher Newport University

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#8. Christopher Newport University

Newport News, VA | Public, 4 or more years
Acceptance Rate
68%
Student Population
4,957
Graduation Rate
72%
Student-to-Faculty Ratio
14 to 1
Tuition & Fees
Undergraduate
$14,924 (in-state), / $27,790 (out-of-state)
Graduate
$12,006 (in-state), / $21,114 (out-of-state)

#9. The University of Virginia's College at Wise

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#9. The University of Virginia's College at Wise

Wise, VA | Public, 4 or more years
Acceptance Rate
77%
Student Population
2,065
Graduation Rate
48%
Student-to-Faculty Ratio
11 to 1
Tuition & Fees
Undergraduate
$10,252 (in-state), / $28,661 (out-of-state)

#10. George Mason University

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#10. George Mason University

Fairfax, VA | Public, 4 or more years
Acceptance Rate
81%
Student Population
37,316
Graduation Rate
70%
Student-to-Faculty Ratio
17 to 1
Tuition & Fees
Undergraduate
$12,564 (in-state), / $36,024 (out-of-state)
Graduate
$15,648 (in-state), / $36,960 (out-of-state)

Top Colleges in Virginia Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs Comparison

The average undergraduate tuition & fees of Top Colleges in Virginia is $15,523 for state residents and $40,765 for out of state students in academic year 2019-2020. Washington and Lee University has the most expensive tuition & fees of of $54,830 and Christopher Newport University has the lowest rates of $27,790. The average graduate tuition & fees of Top Colleges in Virginia is $15,262 for state residents and $25,860 for out of state students in academic year 2019-2020. Washington and Lee University has the most expensive graduate tuition & fees of of $47,437 and Christopher Newport University has the lowest graduate tuition rates of $21,114. Next tables compare the tuition, fees, and living costs at Top Colleges in Virginia.
Table. Top Colleges in Virginia Tuition & Fees Comparison
RankSchool NameUndergraduate Tuition & FeesGraduate Tuition & FeesLiving Costs
In-StateOut-of-StateIn-StateOut-of-StateOn-CampusOff-Campus
1 Washington and Lee University $54,830$47,437$17,060-
2 University of Virginia-Main Campus $17,798$50,900$19,528$30,720$14,912$14,912
3 University of Richmond $54,690$24,960$13,960$13,960
4 College of William and Mary $23,628$46,854$16,440$34,229$14,967$14,967
5 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University $13,691$32,835$15,972$29,885$12,492$12,492
6 Virginia Military Institute $19,118$45,962--$11,916-
7 James Madison University $12,206$29,106$11,976$29,016$14,920$14,920
8 Christopher Newport University $14,924$27,790$12,006$21,114$15,510$16,718
9 The University of Virginia's College at Wise $10,252$28,661--$13,424$11,170
10 George Mason University $12,564$36,024$15,648$36,960$15,324$18,582
Average$15,523$40,765$15,262$25,860$14,449$14,715