10 Best colleges for Data Science in Virginia

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Below is a list of best universities in Virginia ranked based on their research performance in Data Science. A graph of 12.2M citations received by 504K academic papers made by 10 universities in Virginia was used to calculate publications' ratings, which then were adjusted for release dates and added to final scores.

We don't distinguish between undergraduate and graduate programs nor do we adjust for current majors offered. You can find information about granted degrees on a university page but always double-check with the university website.

1. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

For Data Science

Acceptance Rate
56%
Average SAT
1310
Average ACT
29
Receiving Aid
72%

2. University of Virginia

For Data Science

Acceptance Rate
21%
Average SAT
1440
Average ACT
34
Receiving Aid
63%

3. George Mason University

For Data Science

Acceptance Rate
91%
Average SAT
1245
Average ACT
28
Receiving Aid
79%

4. Virginia Commonwealth University

For Data Science

Acceptance Rate
93%
Average SAT
1185
Average ACT
25
Receiving Aid
85%

5. Old Dominion University

For Data Science

Acceptance Rate
96%
Average SAT
1120
Average ACT
24
Receiving Aid
91%

6. College of William and Mary

For Data Science

Acceptance Rate
37%
Average SAT
1440
Average ACT
33
Receiving Aid
58%

7. Marymount University

For Data Science

Acceptance Rate
84%
Net Price
$26,717
Receiving Aid
97%
Average Aid
$22,448

8. James Madison University

For Data Science

Acceptance Rate
86%
Average SAT
1225
Average ACT
27
Receiving Aid
58%

9. University of Richmond

For Data Science

Acceptance Rate
29%
Net Price
$28,881
Receiving Aid
68%
Average Aid
$43,905

10. Radford University

For Data Science

Acceptance Rate
95%
Average SAT
1050
Average ACT
21
Receiving Aid
94%

Closest to Virginia states to learn Data Science

State
Universities
Unis
Best university country rank
Best uni United States Flag rank
District of Columbia 6 81
North Carolina 12 29
Maryland 11 14
Pennsylvania 15 4
South Carolina 5 118
Ohio 17 31
New Jersey 11 27
Kentucky 4 66
Tennessee 10 50
Georgia 8 13
Indiana 10 45
New York 38 11
Connecticut 7 17
Rhode Island 3 120
Massachusetts 22 2
Alabama 5 102
Illinois 15 10
Michigan 11 6
New Hampshire 3 77
Florida 13 48
Mississippi 5 155
Wisconsin 5 8
Missouri 8 55
Arkansas 5 167
Iowa 4 32
Louisiana 5 113
Minnesota 4 16
Kansas 4 92
Oklahoma 4 114
Nebraska 4 78
South Dakota 3 236
Texas 30 25
North Dakota 3 165
Colorado 8 51
New Mexico 3 105
Utah 3 47
Arizona 3 20
Idaho 3 171
Washington 6 3
Oregon 4 59
California 37 1