Virginia has 144 higher education schools within its borders. Washington and Lee University, the highest-ranked school in VA, has a total student population of 2,153 and is the 47th highest ranked school in the USA. Of the 144 schools in Virginia, the average student population is 3,287 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. There are 3782 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,568 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,181, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
Of the 144 schools in Virginia, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Everest Institute-Chesapeake comes out as the most expensive ($36,930/yr), with Riverside School of Health Careers as the lowest recorded at only $5,250/yr.Virginia Interesting Facts