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2023 Top Public Universities in Virginia

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  1. #1 Top Public Universities in Virginia.

    University of Virginia

    4 Year,

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA,

    2334 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. #2 Top Public Universities 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,

  3. #3 Top Public Universities in Virginia.

    Virginia Tech

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    4 Year,

    BLACKSBURG, VA,

    4042 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 4042 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 66%,

    Net Price: $20,247,

    SAT Range: 1170-1370,

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  5. #4 Top Public Universities in Virginia.

    James Madison University

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    4 Year,

    HARRISONBURG, VA,

    3125 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 Top Public Universities in Virginia.

    George Mason University

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    4 Year,

    FAIRFAX, VA,

    4828 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....

    Read 4828 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 89%,

    Net Price: $18,285,

    SAT Range: 1100-1300,

  8. #8 Top Public Universities in Virginia.

    Christopher Newport University

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    4 Year,

    NEWPORT NEWS, VA,

    1267 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 1267 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 76%,

    Net Price: $25,393,

    SAT Range: 1110-1280,

  9. #9 Top Public Universities 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,

  10. #10 Top Public Universities in Virginia.

    University of Mary Washington

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    4 Year,

    FREDERICKSBURG, VA,

    1271 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 1271 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 75%,

    Net Price: $22,569,

    SAT Range: 1090-1270,

  11. #11 Top Public Universities 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....

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    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 79%,

    Net Price: $15,747,

    SAT Range: 890-1060,

  12. Old Dominion University

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    4 Year,

    NORFOLK, VA,

    4511 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....

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    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 95%,

    Net Price: $17,162,

    SAT Range: 960-1170,

  13. Old Dominion University Online

    4 Year,

    NORFOLK, VA,

    25 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says Thus far experience at ODU has been great! And I am truly learning a lot about myself and the different things that interest me within academics. My online experience has also been challenging yet....

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