Colleges in Petersburg, Virginia

There are 3 Colleges in Petersburg, Virginia, serving a population of 32,037 people in an area of 23 square miles. There is 1 College per 10,679 people, and 1 College per 7 square miles.

In Virginia, Petersburg is ranked 83rd of 1092 cities in Colleges per capita, and 86th of 1092 cities in Colleges per square mile.

List of Petersburg Colleges

Find Petersburg, Virginia colleges and universities, such as state, community, public, and private colleges, universities, and technical schools.


Richard Bland College Of William And Mary 11301 Johnson Road Petersburg, VA

Southside Regional Medical Center Professional Schools 737 South Sycamore Street Petersburg, VA

Virginia State University 1 Hayden Drive Petersburg, VA

About Petersburg Colleges

Petersburg Colleges are institutions that offer post-secondary education through a range of degree or vocational programs in Petersburg, VA. Although there are distinctions between the two, the term College in the United States is typically used to refer to both Colleges and Universities. The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) reports that there are more than 4,700 post-secondary degree-granting institutions in the U.S.

You may contact Colleges & Universities for questions about:
  • Petersburg Public and Private Colleges
  • College admissions and applications
  • Tuition, financial aid, and scholarships
  • Associates degrees, Bachelor's degrees, Master's degrees, Doctoral degrees, and certificate programs
  • ACT and SAT score requirements

Petersburg College Statistics

Find Petersburg College Enrollment, Educational Attainment (Age 25+), and Field of Bachelor's Degree for 1st Major. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2018 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Petersburg College Enrollment
 PetersburgVirginia
College/Grad School Enrollment1,647 (25.4%)643,582 (30.1%)
Petersburg Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 PetersburgVirginia
Some College, No Degree5,124 (23.3%)1,112,619 (19.4%)
Associate's Degree1,179 (5.4%)436,970 (7.6%)
Bachelor's Degree2,363 (10.7%)1,244,489 (21.7%)
Graduate/Professional Degree1,605 (7.3%)942,374 (16.4%)
Petersburg Field of Bachelor's Degree for 1st Major
 PetersburgVirginia
Bachelor's Degree, or Higher3,9682,186,863
Arts, Humanities & Others1,071 (27.0%)510,645 (23.4%)
Business742 (18.7%)413,464 (18.9%)
Education667 (16.8%)209,457 (9.6%)
Science & Engineering1,112 (28.0%)886,820 (40.6%)
Science & Engineering Related Fields376 (9.5%)166,477 (7.6%)