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2023 Best Colleges in Virginia

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  1. #1 Best Colleges in Virginia.

    University of Virginia

    4 Year,

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA,

    2332 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says The University of Virginia is a great school! There is a beautiful campus containing many of the brightest, most optimistic, and welcoming minds in the world. After finishing up my first year....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 23%,

    Net Price: $19,043,

    SAT Range: 1320-1510,

  2. #3 Best Colleges in Virginia.

    William & Mary

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    4 Year,

    WILLIAMSBURG, VA,

    1557 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says William & Mary is an amazing school, and I feel so lucky to be surrounded by so many wonderful peers, professors, and others who have made my experience so great. For people that don't want to go to....

    Read 1557 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 42%,

    Net Price: $18,588,

    SAT Range: 1300-1490,

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  4. #4 Best Colleges in Virginia.

    Virginia Tech

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    4 Year,

    BLACKSBURG, VA,

    4041 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says I loved my time at Virginia Tech. All of my professors were extremely nice and some went out of their way to help me even in large classes where I thought they viewed me as "just a number." When I....

    Read 4041 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 66%,

    Net Price: $20,247,

    SAT Range: 1170-1370,

  5. #5 Best Colleges in Virginia.

    University of Richmond

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    4 Year,

    UNIVERSITY OF RICHMOND, VA,

    751 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....

    Read 751 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 31%,

    Net Price: $25,700,

    SAT Range: 1280-1460,

  6. #6 Best Colleges in Virginia.

    James Madison University

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    4 Year,

    HARRISONBURG, VA,

    3124 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says Both of my older siblings attended and graduated from James Madison University with a Bachelor's in Business! Whenever I visited the area I loved how connected the university was with the town. It's...I'm looking forward to giving it my all as I've already connected with students and faculty about pursuing my education. They were there for me every step of the way and relieved the stress I had...I have friends who also attend the university which makes the environment even more comfortable. I am looking forward to becoming more independent and being pushed by this new environment to put....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 80%,

    Net Price: $18,592,

    SAT Range: 1120-1280,

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  8. #8 Best Colleges in Virginia.

    Liberty University

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    4 Year,

    LYNCHBURG, VA,

    7828 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I am a current sophomore af Liberty. This is my second semester, I transferred out o liberty after my very first semester. I was incredibly lonely and felt outcast. I spent one semester away at a...While I was nervous, I knew God had called me there.encourage you to do the same! Liberty, while also having flaws is an amazing spiritually rich environment. If you aren't planning on going all in....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 50%,

    Net Price: $28,762,

    SAT Range: 1040-1250,

  9. #9 Best Colleges in Virginia.

    Hampden-Sydney College

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    4 Year,

    HAMPDEN-SYDNEY, VA,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says I loved my time at Hampden-Sydney College. As a full time student I had the time to participate in Division III athletics and work a part time job, all while creating friendships with my brothers,....

    Read 163 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 47%,

    Net Price: $33,331,

    SAT Range: 1040-1220,

  10. #11 Best Colleges in Virginia.

    Regent University

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    4 Year,

    VIRGINIA BEACH, VA,

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

    Featured Review: Freshman says Regent was a personal fit, offering the degree and training that is compatible with my needs. The campus is large, landscaped well, safe and in a great location in Virginia Beach. There is plenty of....

    Read 973 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 50%,

    Net Price: $14,785,

    SAT Range: 940-1220,

  11. #12 Best Colleges in Virginia.

    George Mason University

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    4 Year,

    FAIRFAX, VA,

    4827 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says Although my experience with George Mason University is still relatively early on, I can attest that GMU has thorough communication from not only their website, but with the academic advisor. The....

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    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 89%,

    Net Price: $18,285,

    SAT Range: 1100-1300,

  12. #15 Best Colleges in Virginia.

    The University of Virginia's College at Wise

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    4 Year,

    WISE, VA,

    243 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....

    Read 243 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 83%,

    Net Price: $9,418,

    SAT Range: 980-1170,

  13. #18 Best Colleges in Virginia.

    Roanoke College

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    4 Year,

    SALEM, VA,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I am a current senior at Roanoke College and overall I've had a great experience even with the pandemic interrupting half of my college experience. The professors I've had are amazing and care about....

    Read 751 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 78%,

    Net Price: $27,975,

    SAT Range: 1040-1240,

  14. #19 Best Colleges in Virginia.

    University of Mary Washington

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    4 Year,

    FREDERICKSBURG, VA,

    1270 Niche users give it an average review of 3.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says I'm a freshman this year and UMW has defied my expectations. I remember checking this site and seeing an alarming number of negative reviews, but the school seemed like such a perfect fit for me....

    Read 1270 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 75%,

    Net Price: $22,569,

    SAT Range: 1090-1270,

  15. #20 Best Colleges in Virginia.

    Radford University

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    4 Year,

    RADFORD, VA,

    1623 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says Being a student at Radford has been a great experience so far. Since I became a mother, I have rediscovered my passion and capability to work with and assist children. I believe I could excel at....

    Read 1623 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 79%,

    Net Price: $15,747,

    SAT Range: 890-1060,

  16. Marymount University

    4 Year,

    ARLINGTON, VA,

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

    Featured Review: Graduate Student says Having been a highly involved student participating in various student clubs and organizations all throughout Marymount (MU) for many years, you have the opportunity to gain insight in what occurs....

    Read 817 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 85%,

    Net Price: $24,224,

    SAT Range: 970-1170,

  17. Old Dominion University

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    4 Year,

    NORFOLK, VA,

    4508 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says This is my senior year at Old Dominion University and it has been a great experience. Academics wise they are very excellent, they make sure that all of their students have access to assistance when....

    Read 4508 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 95%,

    Net Price: $17,162,

    SAT Range: 960-1170,

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