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    Virginia is home to 176 colleges and universities, including institutions with rich histories and significant distinctions.

    The University of Virginia was founded by Thomas Jefferson, the College of William and Mary is the second-oldest college in America, and the Virginia Military Institute is the oldest state military college in the U.S., as well as being a top public liberal arts college. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) and University of Virginia are two of the top-ranked public colleges according to US News & World Report’s list of Best Colleges. Several community colleges and career colleges round out the list of colleges in Virginia. George Mason University is the largest university in Virginia with over 33,000 students.

    • Bluefield College

      Bluefield College Save

      3000 College Dr, Bluefield, VA 24605
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      "The college experience at this Baptist campus in southwestern Virginia amid the splendor of the Appalachian Mountains just wouldn't be complete without attending "Mud Pig Day." For this celebrated event that occurs just before spring finals, a hole is dug ... learn more

      Focus on Undergraduate Professions, Religiously affiliated, Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science, Offers Baccalaureate Degrees
    • Old Dominion University

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      5115 Hampton Blvd, Norfolk, VA 23529
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      There are over 22,200 extraordinarily diverse traditional and non-traditional students at Old Dominion University, a comprehensive research university located in Norfolk VA. Old Dominion boasts a marine research vessel, and many students enjoy the sunsets on the campus's river setting, ... learn more

      Focus on Undergraduate Professions, Research University, Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science
    • Global Health College

      Global Health College Save

      25 S Quaker La 1st Fl, Alexandria, VA 22314
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      Global Health College is an Associate's college with 265 students located in Alexandria, VA. learn more

      Offers Associate Degrees
    • Virginia Wesleyan College

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      1584 Wesleyan Dr, Norfolk, VA 23502
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      "Small, Methodist-affiliated Virginia Wesleyan College is an excellent liberal arts school located in the gorgeous and growing city of Norfolk, which is part of Virginia's largest metropolitan area. VWC offers abundant opportunities to "gain real-world experience through internships, field work, ... learn more

      Focus on Undergraduate Professions, Liberal Arts College, Religiously affiliated, Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science, Offers Baccalaureate Degrees
    • Ferrum College

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      215 Ferrum Mountain Road, Ferrum, VA 24088
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      Picturesque Ferrum College, located in the beautiful foothills of Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains, is a four-year liberal arts college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. In addition to Ferrum's active campus life, students here have ready access to the metropolitan ... learn more

      Focus on Undergraduate Professions, Religiously affiliated, Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science, Offers Baccalaureate Degrees
    • Radford University

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      801 East Main Street, Radford, VA 24141
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      Radford University is college with 8913 students located in Radford, VA. learn more

      Focus on Undergraduate Professions, Master's University, Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science
    • Virginia State University

      Virginia State University Save

      1 Hayden Drive, Petersburg, VA 23806
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      Virginia State University is a comprehensive, historically African American university about 25 miles from Richmond with a host of solid programs including excellent Schools of Agriculture and Business Administration. The goal of VSU's meat goat research program is to develop ... learn more

      Focus on Undergraduate Professions, Alternative, Historically Black College or University (HBCU), Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science, Land Grant
    • Southern Virginia University

      Southern Virginia University Save

      One University Hill Drive, Buena Vista, VA 24416
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      Southern Virginia University is college with 662 students located in Buena Vista, VA. learn more

      Heavy Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science, Focus on Undergraduate Professions, Liberal Arts College, Offers Baccalaureate Degrees
    • Virginia Union University

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      1500 N Lombardy St, Richmond, VA 23220
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      Virginia Union University is a Baptist-affiliated, traditionally African American school in historic Richmond. Twenty-two Virginia Union University alumni have served as college or university presidents, including CEOs at Chicago Theological Seminary, Fisk University, and Virginia Union University. Former Virginia governor ... learn more

      Focus on Undergraduate Professions, Historically Black College or University (HBCU), Religiously affiliated, Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science, Offers Baccalaureate Degrees
    • Averett University-Non-Traditional Programs

      Averett University-Non-Traditional Programs Save

      420 W Main St, Danville, VA 24541
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      Averett University-Non-Traditional Programs is Baptist college with 790 students located in Danville, VA. learn more

      Master's University, Heavy Focus on Undergraduate Professions, Religiously affiliated
    • Virginia Intermont College

      Virginia Intermont College Save

      1013 Moore Street, Bristol, VA 24201
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      "Baptist-affiliated Virginia Intermont College is a liberal arts school located in the southwest corner of the "Old Dominion State." Most of the students here major in pre-professional programs, with business administration and paralegal studies clocking in as the most popular." learn more

      Focus on Undergraduate Professions, Liberal Arts College, Religiously affiliated, Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science, Offers Baccalaureate Degrees

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    • There are 108 Colleges in Virginia.

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