Virginia Graduate Schools

2022 Virginia Graduate Schools Statistics

In Virginia State, there are 192 colleges and universities - 46 public and 146 private schools. Among them, 70 schools are offering graduate programs. 46 Virginia Graduate Schools offer the distance learning Opportunities (online degree/certificate programs) in Virginia. Total 116,494 students are attending Virginia Graduate Schools and the average students to faculty ratio is 14.56 to 1. The 2022 average graduate school tuition & fees at Virginia Graduate Schools is $14,613 for Virginia residents and $18,596 for out-of-state students. The next table shows the 2021-2022 statistics for Virginia Graduate Schools.
Virginia Graduate Schools Statistics
academic year 2021-2022
Number of Schools192 schools
By Types46 public, 146 private
By Levels182 undergraduate schools
70 graduate schools
By Categories
(where graduate program offered)
12 National Universities
10 Liberal Arts Colleges
8 Law Schools
4 Medical Schools
Tuition & fees
Undergraduate$8,452 Virginia residents
$18,447 out-of-state
Graduate$14,613 Virginia residents
$18,596 out-of-state
Student Population565,696
Undergraduate448,835
Graduate116,861
Students to Faculty Ratio14.56 to 1

Virginia Graduate Schools Comparison By Rank, Tuition, and Admission

The next table lists Virginia Graduate Schools ordered by rank. The number in rank column refers to the rank in the Virginia college ranking. You can sort the schools by clicking column name that you want to sort.
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2021-2022 Virginia Graduate Schools Comparison
Rank*NameGraduate Tuition & FeesGraduate StudentsOffered Degree/ProgramsNumber of Graduate ProgramsStudents to Faculty Ratio
1 Washington and Lee UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsLexington, VA $47,437 361 - 38 programs 8 to 1
2 University of Virginia-Main CampusPublic, 4 yearsCharlottesville, VA $33,520
($20,906 Residents)
8,318 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 193 programs 15 to 1
3 University of RichmondPrivate, 4 yearsUniversity of Richmond, VA $25,620 733 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS 81 programs 8 to 1
4 William & MaryPublic, 4 yearsWilliamsburg, VA $34,978
($16,618 Residents)
2,703 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 64 programs 11 to 1
5 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State UniversityPublic, 4 yearsBlacksburg, VA $31,443
($16,522 Residents)
7,004 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 241 programs 14 to 1
7 James Madison UniversityPublic, 4 yearsHarrisonburg, VA $29,746
($12,514 Residents)
1,867 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 91 programs 17 to 1
8 Christopher Newport UniversityPublic, 4 yearsNewport News, VA $21,420
($12,006 Residents)
110 Master's 24 programs 14 to 1
10 George Mason UniversityPublic, 4 yearsFairfax, VA $37,956
($16,644 Residents)
11,437 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 255 programs 17 to 1
11 Sweet Briar CollegePrivate, 4 yearsSweet Briar, VA $11,400 6 Master's 37 programs 8 to 1
14 Eastern Mennonite UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsHarrisonburg, VA $15,270 498 Post-BS, Master's 72 programs 10 to 1
15 Hollins UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsRoanoke, VA $18,269 108 Master's, Post-MS 41 programs 9 to 1
16 Virginia Commonwealth UniversityPublic, 4 yearsRichmond, VA $29,546
($15,518 Residents)
7,127 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 222 programs 18 to 1
17 Emory & Henry CollegePrivate, 4 yearsEmory, VA $34,033 274 Master's 74 programs 10 to 1
18 Marymount UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsArlington, VA $21,016 1,253 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 65 programs 14 to 1
19 Bridgewater CollegePrivate, 4 yearsBridgewater, VA $19,244 45 Master's 32 programs 13 to 1
20 University of Mary WashingtonPublic, 4 yearsFredericksburg, VA $21,108
($11,388 Residents)
300 Post-BS, Master's 34 programs 13 to 1
21 Shenandoah UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsWinchester, VA $23,430 1,907 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 111 programs 10 to 1
22 Regent UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsVirginia Beach, VA $17,190 5,950 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 128 programs 19 to 1
23 Old Dominion UniversityPublic, 4 yearsNorfolk, VA $33,288
($13,224 Residents)
4,664 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 165 programs 18 to 1
24 Virginia State UniversityPublic, 4 yearsPetersburg, VA $22,994
($11,989 Residents)
361 Post-BS, Master's, Doctorate 52 programs 12 to 1
25 Randolph CollegePrivate, 4 yearsLynchburg, VA $17,310 58 Master's 34 programs 8 to 1
28 Mary Baldwin UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsStaunton, VA $13,170 633 Post-BS, Master's 49 programs 11 to 1
29 Longwood UniversityPublic, 4 yearsFarmville, VA $20,556
($9,126 Residents)
901 Master's, Post-MS 33 programs 15 to 1
30 Liberty UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsLynchburg, VA $8,360 45,361 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 212 programs 17 to 1
31 University of LynchburgPrivate, 4 yearsLynchburg, VA $11,759 870 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 65 programs 10 to 1
32 ECPI UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsVirginia Beach, VA $12,960 370 Master's 43 programs 16 to 1
33 Hampton UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsHampton, VA $13,134 453 Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 114 programs 15 to 1
34 Virginia Union UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsRichmond, VA $14,275 307 Master's 26 programs 21 to 1
35 Norfolk State UniversityPublic, 4 yearsNorfolk, VA $24,742
($12,690 Residents)
465 Master's, Doctorate 50 programs 16 to 1
36 Virginia Wesleyan UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsVirginia Beach, VA $8,982 73 Master's 37 programs 12 to 1
37 Radford UniversityPublic, 4 yearsRadford, VA $21,508
($12,535 Residents)
3,388 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS 76 programs 14 to 1
38 Strayer University-VirginiaPrivate, 4 yearsArlington, VA $15,135 978 Post-BS, Master's 32 programs 28 to 1
40 South University-Virginia BeachPrivate, 4 yearsVirginia Beach, VA $16,320 78 Master's, Post-MS 23 programs 10 to 1
41 Stratford UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsAlexandria, VA $13,518 265 Master's, Post-MS 32 programs 9 to 1
42 Virginia University of LynchburgPrivate, 4 yearsLynchburg, VA $12,670 122 Master's 8 programs 14 to 1
43 University of Phoenix-VirginiaPrivate, 4 yearsVirginia Beach, VA $16,752 38 Master's 34 programs 4 to 1
44 University of Management and TechnologyPrivate, 4 yearsArlington, VA $7,110 102 Post-BS, Master's, Doctorate 38 programs 9 to 1
- Strayer University-Chesterfield CampusPrivate, 4 yearsMidlothian, VA - - - - -
- Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State UniversityPublic, 4 yearsRoanoke, VA - 166 - 1 programs -
- ECPI University - Newport NewsPrivate, 4 yearsNewport News, VA - - - - -
- Appalachian School of LawPrivate, 4 yearsGrundy, VA $35,700 170 Master's 2 programs -
- Strayer University-Fredericksburg CampusPrivate, 4 yearsFredericksburg, VA - - - - -
- South University-RichmondPrivate, 4 yearsGlen Allen, VA $16,320 123 Master's, Post-MS 22 programs 9 to 1
- Bluefield UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsBluefield, VA $9,234 212 Master's 40 programs 14 to 1
- ECPI University - Richmond SouthPrivate, 4 yearsRichmond, VA - - - - -
- Fairfax University of AmericaPrivate, 4 yearsFairfax, VA $13,068 48 Post-BS, Master's 21 programs 4 to 1
- Strayer University-Loudoun CampusPrivate, 4 yearsAshburn, VA - - - - -
- DeVry University-VirginiaPrivate, 4 yearsArlington, VA $17,552 70 Post-BS, Master's 30 programs 9 to 1
- University of the Potomac-VA CampusPrivate, 4 yearsFALLS CHURCH, VA $5,850 149 Master's 28 programs 11 to 1
- American National UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsSalem, VA $10,944 121 Master's 29 programs 39 to 1
- Strayer University-Newport News CampusPrivate, 4 yearsNewport News, VA - - - - -
- IGlobal UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsVienna, VA $11,300 208 Master's 5 programs 8 to 1
- Edward Via College of Osteopathic MedicinePrivate, 4 yearsBlacksburg, VA $16,300 2,123 - 2 programs -
- Sentara College of Health SciencesPrivate, 4 yearsChesapeake, VA $1,167 66 Master's 3 programs 9 to 1
- Strayer University-Virginia Beach CampusPrivate, 4 yearsVirginia Beach, VA - - - - -
- Virginia University of Integrative MedicinePrivate, 4 yearsFairfax, VA $9,505 362 Master's, Doctorate 2 programs -
- Divine Mercy UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsSterling, VA $22,078 392 Master's 3 programs -
- Strayer University-Woodbridge CampusPrivate, 4 yearsWoodbridge, VA - - - - -
- Union Presbyterian SeminaryPrivate, 4 yearsRichmond, VA $13,190 169 Master's, Doctorate 5 programs -
- Bluefield College - Edward Via College of Osteopathic MedicinePrivate, 4 yearsBlacksburg, VA - - - - -
- Virginia Beach Theological SeminaryPrivate, 4 yearsVirginia Beach, VA $8,810 35 Master's 4 programs 1 to 1
- ECPI University - InnsbrookPrivate, 4 yearsGlen Allen, VA - - - - -
- Eastern Virginia Medical SchoolPublic, 4 yearsNorfolk, VA $26,451
($22,901 Residents)
1,289 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 12 programs -
- Strayer University-Alexandria CampusPrivate, 4 yearsAlexandria, VA - - - - -
- Appalachian College of PharmacyPrivate, 4 yearsOakwood, VA - 180 - 1 programs -
- ECPI University - ManassasPrivate, 4 yearsManassas, VA - - - - -
- Baptist Theological Seminary at RichmondPrivate, 4 yearsHenrico, VA $13,820 63 Post-BS, Master's 4 programs -
Average$14,613 Residents
$18,596 Out-of-State
116,494 - 33 programs 14.56 to 1
*Virginia college ranking
**Ranking data provided by CollegeEvaluator.
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Graduate Programs at Virginia Best Colleges

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1. Washington and Lee UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsLexington, VA

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2. University of Virginia-Main CampusPublic, 4 yearsCharlottesville, VA

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3. University of RichmondPrivate, 4 yearsUniversity of Richmond, VA

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4. William & MaryPublic, 4 yearsWilliamsburg, VA

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5. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State UniversityPublic, 4 yearsBlacksburg, VA

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7. James Madison UniversityPublic, 4 yearsHarrisonburg, VA

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