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2020 Best Colleges in Virginia

Prepler’s college search tool helps you find a college that's right for you! These are 2020 Best Colleges in Virginia as ranked by Prepler. We can help you find best place to study.

University of Virginia-Main Campus

University of Virginia-Main Campus

4 Year  •  CharlottesvilleVA  • 

10 reviews

University of Virginia-Main Campus is a public university based in Charlottesville, Virginia. It is an institution with an enrollment of over 3,788 bachelor’s degree candidates. The admission criteria is somewhat competitive with the acceptance rate of 27%.

#1 in 2020 Best Colleges in Virginia

Acceptance Rate
27%
Net Price
$32,213
SAT Range
1310-1500
ACT Range
29-33
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College of William and Mary

College of William and Mary

4 Year  •  WilliamsburgVA  • 

10 reviews

College of William and Mary is a public university based in Williamsburg, Virginia. It is an institution with an enrollment of over 1,531 bachelor’s degree candidates. The admission criteria is somewhat competitive with the acceptance rate of 35%.

#2 in 2020 Best Colleges in Virginia

Acceptance Rate
35%
Net Price
$37,386
SAT Range
1300-1480
ACT Range
29-33
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George Mason University

George Mason University

4 Year  •  FairfaxVA  • 

5 reviews

George Mason University is a public university based in Fairfax, Virginia. It is an institution with an enrollment of over 3,489 bachelor’s degree candidates. The admission criteria is somewhat competitive with the acceptance rate of 81%.

#3 in 2020 Best Colleges in Virginia

Acceptance Rate
81%
Net Price
$29,226
SAT Range
1100-1290
ACT Range
24-30
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Old Dominion University

Old Dominion University

4 Year  •  NorfolkVA  • 

4 reviews

Old Dominion University is a public university based in Norfolk, Virginia. It is an institution with an enrollment of over 2,938 bachelor’s degree candidates. The admission criteria is somewhat competitive with the acceptance rate of 85%.

#4 in 2020 Best Colleges in Virginia

Acceptance Rate
85%
Net Price
$25,594
SAT Range
980-1200
ACT Range
18-25
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Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

4 Year  •  BlacksburgVA  • 

2 reviews

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University is a public university based in Blacksburg, Virginia. It is an institution with an enrollment of over 6,836 bachelor’s degree candidates. The admission criteria is somewhat competitive with the acceptance rate of 70%.

#5 in 2020 Best Colleges in Virginia

Acceptance Rate
70%
Net Price
$26,240
SAT Range
1180-1360
ACT Range
25-30
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Virginia Commonwealth University

Virginia Commonwealth University

4 Year  •  RichmondVA

Virginia Commonwealth University is a public university based in Richmond, Virginia. It is an institution with an enrollment of over 4,130 bachelor’s degree candidates. The admission criteria is somewhat competitive with the acceptance rate of 83%.

#6 in 2020 Best Colleges in Virginia

Acceptance Rate
83%
Net Price
$31,172
SAT Range
1070-1260
ACT Range
21-27
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Liberty University

Liberty University

4 Year  •  LynchburgVA  • 

5 reviews

Liberty University is a private not-for-profit university based in Lynchburg, Virginia. It is an institution with an enrollment of over 4,355 bachelor’s degree candidates. The admission criteria is somewhat competitive with the acceptance rate of 29%.

#7 in 2020 Best Colleges in Virginia

Acceptance Rate
29%
Net Price
$38,364
SAT Range
1040-1240
ACT Range
21-27
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Washington and Lee University

Washington and Lee University

4 Year  •  LexingtonVA  • 

2 reviews

Washington and Lee University is a private not-for-profit university based in Lexington, Virginia. It is an institution with an enrollment of over 471 bachelor’s degree candidates. The admission criteria is somewhat competitive with the acceptance rate of 21%.

#8 in 2020 Best Colleges in Virginia

Acceptance Rate
21%
Net Price
$65,950
SAT Range
1350-1490
ACT Range
31-33
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University of Richmond

University of Richmond

4 Year  •  University of RichmondVA

University of Richmond is a private not-for-profit university based in University of Richmond, Virginia. It is an institution with an enrollment of over 801 bachelor’s degree candidates. The admission criteria is somewhat competitive with the acceptance rate of 32%.

#9 in 2020 Best Colleges in Virginia

Acceptance Rate
32%
Net Price
$64,890
SAT Range
1270-1460
ACT Range
29-32
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James Madison University

James Madison University

4 Year  •  HarrisonburgVA

James Madison University is a public university based in Harrisonburg, Virginia. It is an institution with an enrollment of over 4,669 bachelor’s degree candidates. The admission criteria is somewhat competitive with the acceptance rate of 75%.

#10 in 2020 Best Colleges in Virginia

Acceptance Rate
75%
Net Price
$26,122
SAT Range
1100-1260
ACT Range
23-28
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Virginia Military Institute

Virginia Military Institute

4 Year  •  LexingtonVA

Virginia Military Institute is a public university based in Lexington, Virginia. It is an institution with an enrollment of over 447 bachelor’s degree candidates. The admission criteria is somewhat competitive with the acceptance rate of 53%.

#11 in 2020 Best Colleges in Virginia

Acceptance Rate
53%
Net Price
$30,600
SAT Range
1100-1280
ACT Range
23-28
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University of Mary Washington

University of Mary Washington

4 Year  •  FredericksburgVA

University of Mary Washington is a public university based in Fredericksburg, Virginia. It is an institution with an enrollment of over 950 bachelor’s degree candidates. The admission criteria is somewhat competitive with the acceptance rate of 73%.

#12 in 2020 Best Colleges in Virginia

Acceptance Rate
73%
Net Price
$27,470
SAT Range
1080-1260
ACT Range
22-27
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