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2023 Best Value Colleges in Virginia

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  1. #2 Best Value Colleges in Virginia.

    University of Virginia

    4 Year,

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA,

    2317 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 Value Colleges in Virginia.

    William & Mary

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    4 Year,

    WILLIAMSBURG, VA,

    1554 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....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 42%,

    Net Price: $18,588,

    SAT Range: 1300-1490,

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  4. #4 Best Value Colleges in Virginia.

    Virginia Tech

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    4 Year,

    BLACKSBURG, VA,

    4022 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....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 66%,

    Net Price: $20,247,

    SAT Range: 1170-1370,

  5. #6 Best Value Colleges in Virginia.

    James Madison University

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    4 Year,

    HARRISONBURG, VA,

    3117 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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  7. #7 Best Value Colleges in Virginia.

    University of Richmond

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    4 Year,

    UNIVERSITY OF RICHMOND, VA,

    749 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: 31%,

    Net Price: $25,700,

    SAT Range: 1280-1460,

  8. #8 Best Value Colleges in Virginia.

    George Mason University

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    4 Year,

    FAIRFAX, VA,

    4805 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,

  9. #10 Best Value Colleges in Virginia.

    The University of Virginia's College at Wise

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    4 Year,

    WISE, VA,

    242 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 242 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 83%,

    Net Price: $9,418,

    SAT Range: 980-1170,

  10. #11 Best Value Colleges in Virginia.

    Christopher Newport University

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    4 Year,

    NEWPORT NEWS, VA,

    1265 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I absolutely love the security on campus. There are people monitoring the front desks in each of the dorms at all hours. The atmosphere is very welcoming, and the professors know each of their....

    Read 1265 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 76%,

    Net Price: $25,393,

    SAT Range: 1110-1280,

  11. #12 Best Value Colleges in Virginia.

    Marymount University

    4 Year,

    ARLINGTON, VA,

    815 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 815 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 85%,

    Net Price: $24,224,

    SAT Range: 970-1170,

  12. #14 Best Value Colleges in Virginia.

    Radford University

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    4 Year,

    RADFORD, VA,

    1622 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Radford University has a variety of great classes and programs for students like myself who are interested in teaching. I major in Art Education and the art/education classes I’ve taken were very....

    Read 1622 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 79%,

    Net Price: $15,747,

    SAT Range: 890-1060,

  13. #16 Best Value Colleges in Virginia.

    Virginia Commonwealth University

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    4 Year,

    RICHMOND, VA,

    4543 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says VCU is a pretty awesome school. Though I've only been here for 5 months, people at VCU are very homey. Everyone is willing to help and to talk to you: staff, students, professors, random guy on the...For prospecting students, I will say VCU can be very different from imagined. First, VCU is definitely a liberal school that is big on activism and service. Secondly, professors are usually very lax....

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    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 91%,

    Net Price: $20,566,

    SAT Range: 1060-1250,

  14. #19 Best Value Colleges in Virginia.

    Randolph-Macon College

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    4 Year,

    ASHLAND, VA,

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

    Featured Review: Sophomore says There are so many wonderful things about RMC, the small school feel, friendly students, many different clubs and activities on campus, and access to professors and research opportunities. Ashland is....

    Read 507 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: C+,

    Acceptance Rate: 71%,

    Net Price: $26,061,

    SAT Range: 1030-1230,

  15. #20 Best Value 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,

  16. #21 Best Value Colleges in Virginia.

    University of Mary Washington

    Blue checkmark.

    4 Year,

    FREDERICKSBURG, VA,

    1268 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 1268 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 75%,

    Net Price: $22,569,

    SAT Range: 1090-1270,

  17. #22 Best Value Colleges in Virginia.

    Regent University

    Blue checkmark.

    4 Year,

    VIRGINIA BEACH, VA,

    971 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 971 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 50%,

    Net Price: $14,785,

    SAT Range: 940-1220,

  18. #25 Best Value Colleges in Virginia.

    Old Dominion University

    4 Year,

    NORFOLK, VA,

    4487 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 4487 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 95%,

    Net Price: $17,162,

    SAT Range: 960-1170,

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