Virginia Community Colleges

There are 58 community colleges located throughout Virginia (28 public colleges and 30 private colleges), serving 214,171 students.
For Virginia community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,110 per year for in-state students and $9,502 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,276 per year (view national tuition costs).
The average community college acceptance rate in Virginia is 87% (view national acceptance rates).
Virginia community colleges have a diversity score of 0.63, which is higher than the national average of 0.52 (view national diversity statistics).
Minority enrollment is 46% (majority Black) and the student:teacher ratio is 34:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(VA) School Average
American Indian

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Recent Articles
November 05, 2015
More and more, students are choosing to go to community college over traditional four-year universities but community colleges still have a bad reputation. Learn why in this informative article.
September 15, 2015
While study abroad has long been considered an option only for students at four-year colleges and universities, there are actually many options for community college students who would like to experience studying in another country.
August 06, 2015
Recently, a measure passed that allows community colleges in California to offer 4 year degrees. Until now such offerings have been the sole province of other institutions. Now, the game has changed.