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2024 Best Colleges for Middle-Class Students in Virginia

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  1. #2 Best Colleges in Virginia.

    Washington and Lee University

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    464 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Other says Washington and Lee University (W&L) is truly one of the premier liberal arts colleges in the U.S. Niche ranks W&L higher than the famous northeast liberal arts colleges! Most notably, Washington...Why?The personal attention students receive at W&L is actually incredible. To that, the training students receive is among the best in the world, combining an emphasis on leadership and community with...W&L infamous Greek scene is also coming into a new age. The school is diversifying its student population in a fair, inclusive manner, which is loosening the dominance of Greek life, while....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 19%,

    Net Price: $26,063,

    SAT Range: 1410-1530,

  2. #4 Best Colleges in Virginia.

    William & Mary

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    1588 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says Graduated in 2011, was the best college experience I could have hoped for! Made lifelong friends and discovered passion for history. I interned at Colonial Williamsburg and had some amazing public....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 37%,

    Net Price: $18,399,

    SAT Range: 1360-1520,

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  4. #5 Best Colleges in Virginia.

    University of Richmond

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    764 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says My experience at the University of Richmond has been one filled with incredibly understanding and motivating professors. Since my first semester I found that my mental health and well being in....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Acceptance Rate: 29%,

    Net Price: $28,881,

    SAT Range: 1280-1460,

  5. #6 Best Colleges in Virginia.

    Virginia Military Institute

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    213 Niche users give it an average review of 3.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says Virginia Military Institute offers a very unique college experience in that it provides a structured environment for anyone to be able to succeed. There is an incredible amount of leadership....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 64%,

    Net Price: $18,100,

    SAT Range: 1080-1300,

  6. #11 Best Colleges in Virginia.

    The University of Virginia's College at Wise

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    4 Year,

    WISE, VA,

    246 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says Academically, the college lacks consistency. Certain programs, such as general education requirements, lack substantial teaching and learning. However, other areas of academics, for example, Biology,...The smaller size of campus and student body aids to facilitate a familial and belonging feeling. Despite the low number of students, social events are happening frequently to foster community. I have learned factually, socially, and internally with my time at UVA-Wise, so overall the experience has been beneficial. Issues with the school would include a lack of diversity, small local community outside the campus, and fluctuations in academics. However, with adversity comes resilience and ability to foster....

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    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 83%,

    Net Price: $10,193,

    SAT Range: 990-1230,

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  8. Northern Virginia Community College

    2 Year,


    2916 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says Overall, my experience with NOVA has been positive. I appreciated the range of courses and programs offered, which allowed me to explore different areas of study and find my academic interests. The...However, there are a few areas where I would like to see some changes. I believe NOVA could benefit from enhancing its career services and internship opportunities for students. While there were...My overall experience with Northern Virginia Community College was positive. However, improvements in the class registration process and career services would enhance the overall experience at the....

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    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 100%,

    Net Price: $9,627,

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