Best Virginia Community Colleges (2023)

For the 2023 school year, there are 45 community colleges serving 188,899 students in Virginia (25 public colleges and 20 private colleges).
For Virginia community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,736 per year for in-state students and $8,977 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,561 per year (view national tuition costs).
The best top ranked community colleges in California include Centura College-Richmond Main, Eastern Virginia Career College and ECPI University.
The average community college acceptance rate in Virginia is 77% (view national acceptance rates).
Minority enrollment is 48% (majority Black) and the student:teacher ratio is 17:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(VA) School Average
Asian
7%
Hispanic
12%
Black
21%
White
52%
Two or more races
4%
Non Resident
2%
Unknown
2%
VA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown

Top Ranked Virginia Community Colleges (2023)

College
Location
Students
Advanced Technology Institute
Private for-profit
5700 Southern Blvd Ste 100
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
(757) 490-1241
| 461 students
Aviation Institute of Maintenance-Norfolk
Private for-profit
2329 E. Little Creek Road
Norfolk, VA 23518
(757) 363-2121
| 230 students
Centura College-Newport News
Private for-profit
616 Denbigh Blvd.
Newport News, VA 23608
(757) 874-2121
| 195 students
Centura College-Norfolk
Private for-profit
7020 North Military Highway
Norfolk, VA 23518
(757) 853-2121
| 213 students
Centura College-Richmond Main
Private for-profit
7914 Midlothian Turnpike
North Chesterfield, VA 23235
(804) 330-0111
| 160 students
Columbia College
Columbia College Photo
Private for-profit
8620 Westwood Center Drive
Vienna, VA 22182
(703) 206-0508
| 371 students
Eastern Virginia Career College
Private for-profit
10304 Spotsylvania Ave, Suite 400
Fredericksburg, VA 22408
(540) 373-2200
| 190 students
ECPI University
Private for-profit
5555 Greenwich Rd
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
(757) 490-9090
| 14,353 students
ECPI University - Richmond
Private, for profit
800 Moorefield Pk Dr
Richmond, VA 23236
(804) 330-5533
| 11,735 students
Germanna Community College
Germanna Community College Photo - Germanna`s new Barbara J. Fried Center in Stafford County.
Public
2130 Germanna Hwy
Locust Grove, VA 22508
(540) 423-9030
| 7,679 students
John Tyler Community College
Public
13101 Jefferson Davis Hwy
Chester, VA 23831
(804) 796-4000
| 9,440 students
4001 Wakefield Chapel Rd
Annandale, VA 22003
(703) 323-3000
| 52,873 students
Stratford University
Private for-profit
2900 Eisenhower Avenue
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 539-6890
| 1,947 students
American National University
American National University Photo - ESL Students take cultural immersion trip to Pennsylvania.
Private for-profit
1813 East Main Street
Salem, VA 24153
(540) 986-1800
| 931 students
1 College Lane
Weyers Cave, VA 24486
(540) 234-9261
| 3,462 students
Bryant & Stratton College-Hampton
Private for-profit
4410 East Claiborne Square, Suite 233
Hampton, VA 23666
(757) 896-6001
| 333 students
Bryant & Stratton College-Richmond
Private, non-profit
8141 Hull St Rd
North Chesterfield, VA 23235
(804) 745-2444
| 741 students
Bryant & Stratton College-Virginia Beach
Private for-profit
301 Centre Pointe Dr
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
(757) 499-7900
| 1,515 students
3506 Wards Rd
Lynchburg, VA 24502
(434) 832-7600
| 3,370 students
Centura College-Chesapeake
Private for-profit
932 B Ventures Way
Chesapeake, VA 23320
(757) 549-2121
| 164 students
Centura College-Virginia Beach
Private for-profit
2697 Dean Dr. Ste. 100
Virginia Beach, VA 23452
(757) 340-2121
| 99 students
Chester Career College
Chester Career College Photo
Private for-profit
751 WEST HUNDRED ROAD
CHESTER, VA 23836
(804) 425-5797
| 159 students
1000 Dabney Drive
Clifton Forge, VA 24422
(540) 863-2800
| 1,075 students
Danville Community College
Public
1008 S Main St
Danville, VA 24541
(434) 797-2222
| 2,411 students
29300 Lankford Hwy
Melfa, VA 23410
(757) 789-1789
| 677 students
Fortis College-Norfolk
Private for-profit
6300 Center Dr Bldg 22
Norfolk, VA 23502
(757) 499-5447
| 454 students
Fortis College-Richmond
Private for-profit
2000 Westmoreland Street, Suite A
Richmond, VA 23230
(804) 323-1020
| 507 students
Heritage Institute-Manassas
Public
8255 Shopper's Square
Manassas, VA 20111
(703) 334-2501
| 327 students
1651 East Parham Road
Richmond, VA 23228
(804) 371-3000
| 7,759 students
Lord Fairfax Community College
Public
173 Skirmisher Lane
Middletown, VA 22645
(800) 906-5322
| 6,337 students
MedSpa Careers Institute
Private, for profit
800 Moorefield Park Drive
Richmond, VA 23236
(804) 521-0400
| 10 students
3441 Mountain Empire Road
Big Stone Gap, VA 24219
(276) 523-2400
| 2,253 students
New River Community College
Public
5251 College Drive
Dublin, VA 24084
(540) 674-3600
| 4,137 students
645 Patriot Avenue
Martinsville, VA 24112
(276) 656-0200
| 2,050 students
Paul D Camp Community College
Public
100 N College Dr
Franklin, VA 23851
(757) 569-6700
| 1,237 students
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Community Colleges in Virginia (Closed)

School
Location
Students
1400 Key Blvd
Arlington, VA 22209
| 335 students
6101 Stevenson Avenue
Alexandria, VA 22304
(703) 212-7410
| 361 students
5425 Robin Hood Road, Suite 100
Norfolk, VA 23513
(757) 466-1260
| 698 students
300 Gateway Centre Pky
Richmond, VA 23235
(804) 330-4992
| 569 students
7300 Boston Blvd
Springfield, VA 22153
(703) 440-9535
| 757 students
2428 Almeda Ave Ste 316
Norfolk, VA 23513
(757) 853-3508
| n/a students
6565 Arlington Boulevard
Falls Church, VA 22042
(703) 237-6200
| 1,371 students
1761 Old Meadow Road
Mc Lean, VA 22102
(703) 556-8888
| 29 students
5234 Airport Rd
Roanoke, VA 24012
(540) 563-8080
| 191 students
6315 Bren Mar Dr
Alexandria, VA 22312
(703) 354-1005
| n/a students

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