List of 63 best universities in Virginia

We ranked 63 best universities in Virginia based on their reputation, research performance, and alumni impact. We processed 13.2M citations received by 345K publications made by 63 universities in Virginia, measured the popularity of 2,798 recognized alumni, and utilized the largest available links database to calculate the non-academic prominence.

#1 in Virginia
Acceptance Rate
23%
Average SAT
1415
Average ACT
32
Receiving Aid
60%
#2 in Virginia
Acceptance Rate
66%
Average SAT
1270
Average ACT
28
Receiving Aid
66%
#3 in Virginia
Acceptance Rate
89%
Average SAT
1200
Average ACT
27
Receiving Aid
75%
#4 in Virginia
Acceptance Rate
91%
Average SAT
1155
Average ACT
25
Receiving Aid
83%
#5 in Virginia
Acceptance Rate
42%
Average SAT
1395
Average ACT
32
Receiving Aid
54%
#6 in Virginia
Acceptance Rate
95%
Average SAT
1065
Average ACT
22
Receiving Aid
93%
#7 in Virginia
Acceptance Rate
80%
Average SAT
1200
Average ACT
26
Receiving Aid
60%
#8 in Virginia
Acceptance Rate
31%
Average SAT
1370
Average ACT
32
Net Price
$25,700
#9 in Virginia
Acceptance Rate
25%
Average SAT
1425
Average ACT
33
Net Price
$27,148
#10 in Virginia
Acceptance Rate
36%
Net Price
$28,952
Receiving Aid
85%
Average Aid
$15,314
#11 in Virginia
Acceptance Rate
6%
Enrollment
1,289
Male:Female
37:63
Founded
1973
#12 in Virginia
Acceptance Rate
79%
Receiving Aid
94%
Average Aid
$7,938
Enrollment
10,695
#13 in Virginia
Acceptance Rate
50%
Average SAT
1145
Average ACT
25
Net Price
$28,762
#14 in Virginia
Acceptance Rate
50%
Average SAT
1080
Average ACT
25
Net Price
$14,785
#15 in Virginia
Acceptance Rate
76%
Receiving Aid
75%
Average Aid
$6,336
Enrollment
4,868
#16 in Virginia
Acceptance Rate
75%
Average SAT
1180
Average ACT
27
Receiving Aid
93%
#17 in Virginia
Acceptance Rate
91%
Average SAT
930
Average ACT
18
Receiving Aid
76%
#18 in Virginia
Acceptance Rate
96%
Average SAT
910
Average ACT
18
Receiving Aid
92%
#19 in Virginia
Acceptance Rate
60%
Average SAT
1165
Average ACT
25
Receiving Aid
94%
#20 in Virginia
Acceptance Rate
87%
Average SAT
1050
Average ACT
21
Receiving Aid
95%
#21 in Virginia
Acceptance Rate
76%
Average SAT
1095
Average ACT
23
Net Price
$26,554
#22 in Virginia
Acceptance Rate
74%
Average SAT
1120
Average ACT
23
Net Price
$31,089
#23 in Virginia
Acceptance Rate
97%
Net Price
$24,386
Receiving Aid
100%
Average Aid
$29,959
#24 in Virginia
Acceptance Rate
78%
Average SAT
1140
Average ACT
25
Net Price
$27,975
#25 in Virginia
Acceptance Rate
85%
Average SAT
1070
Average ACT
24
Net Price
$24,224
#26 in Virginia
Acceptance Rate
47%
Average SAT
1130
Average ACT
24
Net Price
$33,331
#27 in Virginia
Acceptance Rate
81%
Average SAT
1155
Average ACT
25
Net Price
$19,315
#28 in Virginia
#1006 in North America
Acceptance Rate
72%
Average SAT
1105
Average ACT
26
Net Price
$22,766
#29 in Virginia
#1012 in North America
Acceptance Rate
71%
Average SAT
1124
Average ACT
25
Net Price
$26,061
#30 in Virginia
#1126 in North America
Acceptance Rate
76%
Average SAT
1075
Average ACT
22
Net Price
$20,318
#31 in Virginia
#1182 in North America
Acceptance Rate
75%
Average SAT
1055
Average ACT
21
Net Price
$17,715
#32 in Virginia
#1218 in North America
Acceptance Rate
87%
Average SAT
1030
Average ACT
21
Net Price
$18,741
#33 in Virginia
#1244 in North America
Acceptance Rate
76%
Average SAT
985
Average ACT
17
Net Price
$23,344
#34 in Virginia
#1293 in North America
Acceptance Rate
90%
Average SAT
1055
Average ACT
21
Net Price
$25,419
#35 in Virginia
#1295 in North America
Acceptance Rate
74%
Average SAT
1075
Average ACT
25
Net Price
$23,512
#36 in Virginia
#1297 in North America
Acceptance Rate
75%
Average SAT
850
Average ACT
15
Net Price
$18,722
#37 in Virginia
#1420 in North America
Acceptance Rate
83%
Average SAT
1075
Average ACT
21
Receiving Aid
100%
#38 in Virginia
#1483 in North America
Acceptance Rate
69%
Average SAT
985
Average ACT
18
Net Price
$23,855
#39 in Virginia
#1497 in North America
Enrollment
2,123
Male:Female
47:53
#40 in Virginia
#1569 in North America
Acceptance Rate
100%
Net Price
$11,207
Receiving Aid
0%
Average Aid
$5,418
#41 in Virginia
#1680 in North America
Enrollment
169
Male:Female
40:60
#42 in Virginia
#1734 in North America
Acceptance Rate
88%
Average SAT
1300
Average ACT
28
Net Price
$24,456
#43 in Virginia
#1740 in North America
Acceptance Rate
99%
Average SAT
1234
Average ACT
24
Net Price
$22,496
#44 in Virginia
#1755 in North America
Acceptance Rate
80%
Net Price
$22,072
Receiving Aid
84%
Average Aid
$5,645
#45 in Virginia
#1807 in North America
Acceptance Rate
76%
Net Price
$22,038
Receiving Aid
99%
Average Aid
$17,151
#46 in Virginia
#1869 in North America
Acceptance Rate
100%
Net Price
$24,436
Receiving Aid
67%
Average Aid
$2,774
#47 in Virginia
#1919 in North America
Acceptance Rate
19%
Enrollment
180
Male:Female
42:58
Founded
2003
#48 in Virginia
#1974 in North America
Net Price
$19,632
Receiving Aid
5%
Average Aid
$4,048
Enrollment
65
#49 in Virginia
#2017 in North America
Acceptance Rate
100%
Enrollment
392
Male:Female
35:65
#50 in Virginia
#2033 in North America
Enrollment
170
Male:Female
54:46
#51 in Virginia
#2179 in North America
Acceptance Rate
98%
Net Price
$17,878
Receiving Aid
100%
Average Aid
$11,246
#52 in Virginia
#2199 in North America
Acceptance Rate
9%
Net Price
$12,165
Receiving Aid
75%
Average Aid
$6,913
#53 in Virginia
#2210 in North America
Acceptance Rate
21%
Net Price
$21,564
Receiving Aid
0%
Average Aid
$2,950
#54 in Virginia
#2229 in North America
Acceptance Rate
100%
Net Price
$19,602
Receiving Aid
25%
Average Aid
$3,500
#56 in Virginia
#2246 in North America
Acceptance Rate
100%
Net Price
$21,638
Receiving Aid
96%
Average Aid
$7,775
#57 in Virginia
#2292 in North America
Acceptance Rate
68%
Net Price
$9,227
Receiving Aid
60%
Average Aid
$2,011
#58 in Virginia
#2359 in North America
Enrollment
341
Male:Female
8:92
#59 in Virginia
#2472 in North America
Enrollment
456
Male:Female
6:94
#60 in Virginia
#2491 in North America
Acceptance Rate
62%
Net Price
$148
Receiving Aid
100%
Average Aid
$11,065
#61 in Virginia
#2512 in North America
Enrollment
35
Male:Female
94:6
#62 in Virginia
#2541 in North America
Acceptance Rate
82%
Net Price
$30,040
Receiving Aid
70%
Average Aid
$5,178
#63 in Virginia
#2569 in North America
Enrollment
362
Male:Female
42:58

Closest to Virginia states

State
Universities
Unis
Best university country rank
Best uni United States Flag rank
West Virginia 26 107
District of Columbia 15 70
North Carolina 65 17
Maryland 34 12
Delaware 5 90
Pennsylvania 155 10
South Carolina 37 86
Ohio 90 19
New Jersey 47 15
Kentucky 38 61
Tennessee 56 51
Georgia 63 48
Indiana 55 32
New York 221 8
Connecticut 28 9
Rhode Island 12 52
Massachusetts 88 1
Alabama 33 87
Vermont 17 106
Illinois 100 16
Michigan 62 3
New Hampshire 16 68
Florida 109 27
Mississippi 18 135
Wisconsin 47 13
Missouri 67 37
Maine 19 156
Arkansas 24 126
Iowa 39 49
Louisiana 27 78
Minnesota 48 14
Kansas 32 65
Oklahoma 31 95
Nebraska 23 69
South Dakota 15 239
Texas 119 21
North Dakota 14 186
Colorado 38 44
New Mexico 12 80
Puerto Rico 52 404
Wyoming 1 140
US Virgin Islands 1 799
Montana 12 148
Utah 20 46
Arizona 25 35
Idaho 10 159
Nevada 10 131
Washington 57 7
Oregon 31 66
California 249 2
Alaska 6 178
Hawaii 10 189
American Samoa 1 1785
Northern Mariana Islands 1 1824
Guam 2 601