Colleges in Virginia

There are 324 Colleges in Virginia, serving a population of 8,365,952 people in an area of 39,482 square miles. There is 1 College per 25,820 people, and 1 College per 121 square miles.

The state of Virginia is ranked 20th in Colleges per capita, and 14th in Colleges per square mile.

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Virginia College Statistics

Find Virginia College Enrollment, Educational Attainment (Age 25+), and Field of Bachelor's Degree for 1st Major. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Virginia College Enrollment
 VirginiaUnited States
College/Grad School Enrollment654,931 (30.5%)22,848,124 (27.9%)
Virginia Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 VirginiaUnited States
Some College, No Degree1,117,556 (19.7%)44,935,834 (20.8%)
Associate's Degree427,037 (7.5%)17,917,481 (8.3%)
Bachelor's Degree1,220,919 (21.5%)41,377,068 (19.1%)
Graduate/Professional Degree912,578 (16.1%)25,510,535 (11.8%)
Virginia Field of Bachelor's Degree for 1st Major
 VirginiaUnited States
Bachelor's Degree, or Higher2,133,49766,887,603
Arts, Humanities & Others495,719 (23.2%)15,191,554 (22.7%)
Business404,391 (19.0%)13,645,002 (20.4%)
Education207,998 (9.7%)8,503,371 (12.7%)
Science & Engineering864,684 (40.5%)23,297,975 (34.8%)
Science & Engineering Related Fields160,705 (7.5%)6,249,701 (9.3%)