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2024 Top Private Universities in Virginia

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  1. #1 Top Private Universities in Virginia.

    Washington and Lee University

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    4 Year,

    LEXINGTON, VA,

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

    Featured Review: Other says My kid just started at Washington and Lee (W&L) and it has been an eye-opening experience seeing how special the place really is. We’ve been taken aback at the quality of the school, particularly its...1st for learning opportunities, learning facilities, and career preparation (Wall Street Journal)1st for best professors (Niche)1st for allowing free speech on campus (Foundation for Individual Rights & Expression)2nd for highest career net present value at $1.58M (Georgetown University)Overall Rank8th (Washington Monthly and College Rapter)9th (Wall Street Journal )10th (Forbes)11th (Niche)12th (College Consensus) And the current acceptance rate is actually 17%, (Niche is incorrect)..

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 19%,

    Net Price: $26,063,

    SAT Range: 1410-1530,

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  3. #4 Top Private Universities in Virginia.

    Liberty University

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    4 Year,

    LYNCHBURG, VA,

    8134 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says I really enjoyed my time at Liberty. I transferred in as a Junior and never lived on-campus, but there are great programs to get "commuter" students connected. Nearly all of my professors were....

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    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 99%,

    Net Price: $27,891,

    SAT Range: 1040-1250,

  4. #5 Top Private Universities in Virginia.

    Regent University

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    4 Year,

    VIRGINIA BEACH, VA,

    1030 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says Regent University provides stellar opportunities with a wide range of studies. Their online programs have grown to become incredibly user-friendly with engaging materials. I have enjoyed the....

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    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 41%,

    Net Price: $16,579,

    SAT Range: 960-1230,

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  6. #7 Top Private Universities in Virginia.

    Eastern Mennonite University

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    4 Year,

    HARRISONBURG, VA,

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

    Featured Review: Sophomore says Eastern Mennonite University is a small liberal arts school, and most of its strengths and challenges come from this title. I have had a wonderful time interacting with professors and scheduling meetings 1-on-1 to talk about assignments and life in general. The opportunities to get involved in clubs and extracurriculars...Funding is a struggle at EMU, however. Because of its religious background, many alum donating money to the school are religious and sometimes unsupportive of the more progressive ideas and programs....

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    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 95%,

    Net Price: $23,936,

    SAT Range: 1040-1590,

  7. #9 Top Private Universities in Virginia.

    Roanoke College

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    4 Year,

    SALEM, VA,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Embarking on the journey of higher education as a first-generation college student at Roanoke College has been a transformative experience, marked by academic accomplishments, personal growth, and...One of the defining aspects of my college experience has been the invaluable relationships forged with professors who have served not only as educators but as mentors and guides. The close-knit....

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    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 80%,

    Net Price: $27,758,

    SAT Range: 1080-1230,

  8. Bridgewater College

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    4 Year,

    BRIDGEWATER, VA,

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

    Featured Review: Freshman says Bridgewater College is a magnificent college filled with fun, love, great professors, and a wonderful community. The college cares a lot about studnst engagement and gaining as much knowledge and....

    Read 462 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: C+,

    Acceptance Rate: 75%,

    Net Price: $19,592,

    SAT Range: 1010-1250,

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