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Encyclopedia > List of colleges and universities in Virginia

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Independent and private college and universities

The Appalachian School of Law is a private law school in Grundy, Virginia, a small town near the convergence of Virginia, Kentucky, and West Virginia. ... This article is in need of improvement. ... Bluefield College is a small religious college in Bluefield, Virginia. ... Bridgewater College, located in Bridgewater, Virginia, is the oldest co-educational four-year college in Virginia. ... // Campus Christendoms campus is located in the Shenandoah Valley in scenic Virginia. ... Eastern Mennonite University is an accredited four-year university located in Harrisonburg, Virginia, USA. Eastern Mennonite College was founded in 1917 as a seminary for Mennonite ministers and today is a fully accredited university with 1,600 students. ... The Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine is a private, non-profit osteopathic medical school located in Blacksburg, Virginia. ... Emory and Henry College, which is affiliated with the United Methodist Church, is a small, private, liberal arts college located in the Southwestern portion of Virginia near Abingdon. ... The current version of the article or section reads like an advertisement. ... George Washington University Virginia Campus, better known to most as George Washington University Hampton Roads Center or GWU-HRC, is the Hampton Roads based campus of the George Washington University. ... Hampden-Sydney College is a liberal arts college for men located in Hampden-Sydney, Virginia. ... Hampton University is a historically Black and Indian university located in Hampton, Virginia. ... Hollins University is a four-year institution of higher education, a private university located on a 475-acre campus on the border of Roanoke County, Virginia and Botetourt County, Virginia. ... Liberty University is a Christian liberal arts university in Lynchburg, Virginia. ... Lynchburg College is a private college in Lynchburg, Virginia, USA, related by covenant to the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) with approximately 2,000 students. ... Mary Baldwin College is a private four-year womens liberal arts college in Staunton, Virginia. ... Mission Marymount University is a comprehensive, coeducational Catholic university that strives to foster the intellectual, moral, spiritual, social, cultural, and physical development of each student through an education that combines the liberal arts tradition with career preparation. ... Randolph-Macon College is a private, co-educational liberal arts college located in Ashland, Virginia, near Richmond. ... Randolph-Macon Womans College is a private, liberal arts college situated in Lynchburg, Virginia. ... Regent University is a U.S. Christian university with its main campus in Virginia Beach, Virginia and a satellite campus in Alexandria, Virginia. ... The University of Richmond describes itself as a premier, private, liberal arts university featuring highly selective, primarily undergraduate programs, as well as graduate programs in arts and sciences, business and law. ... Roanoke College is an independent, four-year, private, coeducational, liberal-arts college affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. ... Saint Pauls College, Virginia is a private, historically black college in Lawrenceville, Virginia. ... Shenandoah University Shenandoah University is a co-educational private university located in the city of Winchester, Virginia and affiliated with the United Methodist Church. ... Southern Virginia University Southern Virginia University is a very small private college in Buena Vista, Virginia. ... Sweet Briar College, a liberal arts college in Sweet Briar, Virginia, is also a womens college. ... Virginia Intermont College is a small private Baptist liberal arts college in Bristol, Virginia. ... Virginia Wesleyan College is a small Methodist liberal arts college on the border of Virginia Beach and Norfolk, Virginia offering a Bachelor of Arts in many disciplines. ... Washington and Lee University is a private liberal arts college in Lexington, Rockbridge County, Virginia, located adjacent to Virginia Military Institute. ... Annandale is an unincorporated place located in Fairfax County, Virginia. ... Arlington County is a county located in the U.S. state of Virginia (which calls itself a commonwealth), directly across the Potomac River from Washington, DC. By an act of Congress July 9, 1846, the area south of the Potomac was returned to Virginia effective in 1847 As of 2000...

Public colleges and universities

Christopher Newport University, locally abbreviated CNU, is a small liberal arts university located in Newport News, Virginia. ... The College of William and Mary (also referred to as William and Mary or W&M) is a small public university located in Williamsburg, Virginia, USA. It is the second-oldest institution of higher education in the United States. ... Eastern Virginia Medical School, in Norfolk, Virginia is a public medical school. ... George Mason University, GMU, or Mason is a Public University in the United States. ... Wilson Hall, centerpiece of the JMU quad. ... Longwood University is a four-year public, liberal-arts university located in Farmville, Virginia. ... The Marine Corps University was established on 1 August 1989 by Commandant of the Marine Corps, General Alfred M. Gray, reporting to the USMC Training And Education Command. ... The University of Mary Washington (formerly Mary Washington College) is a coeducational, state-funded, four-year liberal arts university in Fredericksburg, Virginia about 55 miles (88 km) north of Richmond and 45 miles (80 km) south of Washington, DC. U.S. Route 1 borders the western side of the campus. ... Norfolk State University, founded 1935, is a historically black university located in Norfolk, Virginia. ... Old Dominion University (ODU) is a university located in Norfolk, Virginia. ... Radford University is a public, state-funded, comprehensive university, located in the City of Radford, in Southwestern Virginia. ... Mascot Cavalier Website www. ... The University of Virginias College at Wise, commonly called UVA-Wise, is a public college located in Wise, Virginia. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards and conform with our NPOV policy, this article or section may require cleanup. ... VCU logo Virginia Commonwealth University, or VCU, is a large public American research university with its main campuses located in downtown Richmond, Virginia. ... The Virginia Military Institute (VMI), located in Lexington, Virginia, is the oldest state military college in the United States. ... Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, better known as Virginia Tech, is a public land grant polytechnic university in Blacksburg, Virginia, USA. Its strengths are in agriculture, engineering, architecture, natural resources, and veterinary medicine programs. ... The Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine is a unique college in that it is a state supported college of two states, Virginia and Maryland, filling the need for veterinary medicine education in both states. ... Virginia State University, located in Ettrick, Virginia (near Petersburg, in the Richmond area), was founded on March 6, 1882. ... Virginia Union University is an historically black university located in Richmond, Virginia, which was founded in 1865 by a former slave trader. ...

External links

  • 4 International Universities & Colleges - Virginia Human-reviewed directory of accredited Universities and Colleges in Virginia ranked by web popularity

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