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Local Colleges and Universities in Virginia
There are 135 colleges and universities in the state of Virginia. Refer to the following table to find local schools in Virginia sorted by university name. If you are interested, you can follow the link below to see its specific information. Please understand that all higher educational programs in Virginia are listed here in alphabetical order.

Name of College or University Location
ACT* College Private for-profit, 2-year in Arlington, VA
Advanced Technology Institute Private for-profit, 2-year in Virginia Beach, VA
Appalachian School of Law Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Grundy, VA
Argosy University-Washington DC Campus Private for-profit, 4-year or above in Arlington, VA
Averett University Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Danville, VA
Aviation Institute of Maintenance-Virginia Beach Private for-profit, 2-year in Virginia Beach, VA
Banner College-Arlington Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Arlington, VA
Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Richmond, VA
Bar Palma Beauty Careers Academy Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Roanoke, VA
Beta Tech Private for-profit, 2-year in Richmond, VA
Beta Tech Private for-profit, 2-year in Richmond, VA
Blair College-Parks College-McLean Private for-profit, 2-year in McLean, VA
Blue Ridge Community College Public, 2-year in Weyers Cave, VA
Bluefield College Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Bluefield, VA
Bon Secours Memorial School of Nursing Private not-for-profit, 2-year in Richmond, VA
Bridgewater College Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Bridgewater, VA
Bryant and Stratton College-Richmond Private for-profit, 4-year or above in Richmond, VA
Bryant and Stratton College-Virginia Beach Private for-profit, 4-year or above in Virginia Beach, VA
Career Training Solutions Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Fredericksburg, VA
Central Virginia Community College Public, 2-year in Lynchburg, VA
Christopher Newport University Public, 4-year or above in Newport News, VA
College of William and Mary Public, 4-year or above in Williamsburg, VA
Dabney S Lancaster Community College Public, 2-year in Clifton Forge, VA
Danville Community College Public, 2-year in Danville, VA
Danville Regional Medical Center School of Health Professions Private for-profit, 2-year in Danville, VA
DeVry University-Virginia Private for-profit, 4-year or above in Arlington, VA
Eastern Mennonite University Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Harrisonburg, VA
Eastern Shore Community College Public, 2-year in Melfa, VA
Eastern Virginia Medical School Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Norfolk, VA
ECPI College of Technology Private for-profit, 4-year or above in Virginia Beach, VA
ECPI Technical College Private for-profit, 4-year or above in Richmond, VA
ECPI Technical College Private for-profit, 4-year or above in Roanoke, VA
Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Blacksburg, VA
Emory and Henry College Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Emory-Meadow View, VA
Empire Beauty School-Midlothian Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Midlothian, VA
ESI Technology Training Center Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Virginia Beach, VA
Ferrum College Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Ferrum, VA
George Mason University Public, 4-year or above in Fairfax, VA
Germanna Community College Public, 2-year in Locust Grove, VA
Gibbs College Private for-profit, 4-year or above in Tysons Corner, VA
Graham Webb International Academy of Hair Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Arlington, VA
Hampden-Sydney College Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Hampden Sydney, VA
Hampton University Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Hampton, VA
Heritage Institute Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Falls Church, VA
Heritage Institute Private for-profit, 2-year in Yorkshire, VA
Hicks Academy of Beauty Culture Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Portsmouth, VA
Hollins University Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Roanoke, VA
Hyperlearning Technologies Inc Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Virginia Beach, VA
Institute for the Psychological Sciences Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Arlington, VA
ITT Technical Institute Private for-profit, 4-year or above in Bon Air, VA
ITT Technical Institute Private for-profit, 4-year or above in Chantilly, VA
ITT Technical Institute Private for-profit, 4-year or above in Newington, VA
ITT Technical Institute Private for-profit, 4-year or above in Norfolk, VA
J Sargeant Reynolds Community College Public, 2-year in Richmond, VA
James Madison University Public, 4-year or above in Harrisonburg, VA
Jefferson College of Health Sciences Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Roanoke, VA
John Tyler Community College Public, 2-year in Chester, VA
Johnson & Wales University-Norfolk Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Norfolk, VA
Kee Business College Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Newport News, VA
Legends Institute Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Lynchburg, VA
Liberty University Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Lynchburg, VA
Longwood University Public, 4-year or above in Farmville, VA
Lord Fairfax Community College Public, 2-year in Middletown, VA
Lynchburg College Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Lynchburg, VA
Lynchburg General Hospital School of Nursing Private not-for-profit, 2-year in Lynchburg, VA
Mary Baldwin College Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Staunton, VA
Marymount University Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Arlington, VA
Medical Careers Institute Private for-profit, 2-year in Newport News, VA
Miller-Motte Technical College Private for-profit, 2-year in Lynchburg, VA
Mountain Empire Community College Public, 2-year in Big Stone Gap, VA
National College of Business and Technology-Salem Private for-profit, 4-year or above in Salem, VA
New Horizons Regional Education Center School of Practical Nursing Public, less-than-2-year in Hampton, VA
New River Community College Public, 2-year in Dublin, VA
Norfolk State University Public, 4-year or above in Norfolk, VA
Northern Virginia Community College Public, 2-year in Annandale, VA
Old Dominion University Public, 4-year or above in Norfolk, VA
Parks College Private for-profit, 2-year in Arlington, VA
Patrick Henry Community College Public, 2-year in Martinsville, VA
Paul D Camp Community College Public, 2-year in Franklin, VA
Piedmont Virginia Community College Public, 2-year in Charlottesville, VA
Potomac College Private for-profit, 4-year or above in Herndon, VA
Radford University Public, 4-year or above in Radford, VA
Randolph-Macon College Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Ashland, VA
Randolph-Macon Woman's College Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Lynchburg, VA
Rappahannock Community College Public, 2-year in Glenns, VA
Regent University Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Virginia Beach, VA
Richard Bland College of the College of William and Mary Public, 2-year in Petersburg, VA
Riverside School of Health Careers Private not-for-profit, 2-year in Newport News, VA
Riverside School of Health Careers Private not-for-profit, 2-year in Newport News, VA
Roanoke College Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Salem, VA
Saint Pauls College Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Lawrenceville, VA
Sentara School of Health Professions Private not-for-profit, less-than-2-year in Chesapeake, VA
Shenandoah University Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Winchester, VA
Southern Virginia University Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Buena Vista, VA
Southside Regional Medical Center Private for-profit, 2-year in Petersburg, VA
Southside Virginia Community College Public, 2-year in Alberta, VA
Southwest Virginia Community College Public, 2-year in Richlands, VA
Stratford University Private for-profit, 4-year or above in Idylwood, VA
Sweet Briar College Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Sweet Briar, VA
TESST College of Technology-Alexandria Private for-profit, 2-year in Springfield, VA
The Art Institute of Washington Private for-profit, 4-year or above in Arlington, VA
The University of Virginia's College at Wise Public, 4-year or above in Wise, VA
Thomas Nelson Community College Public, 2-year in Hampton, VA
Tidewater Community College Public, 2-year in Norfolk, VA
Tidewater Tech Private for-profit, 2-year in Chesapeake, VA
Tidewater Tech Private for-profit, 2-year in Newport News, VA
Tidewater Tech Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Norfolk, VA
Tidewater Tech Private for-profit, 2-year in Virginia Beach, VA
Tidewater Tech-Trades Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Norfolk, VA
Union Theological Seminary & Presbyterian School of Christian Education Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Richmond, VA
University of Mary Washington Public, 4-year or above in Fredericksburg, VA
University of Northern Virginia Private for-profit, 4-year or above in Manassas, VA
University of Phoenix-Northern Virginia Campus Private for-profit, 4-year or above in Reston, VA
University of Phoenix-Richmond Campus Private for-profit, 4-year or above in Richmond, VA
University of Richmond Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Richmond, VA
University of Virginia-Main Campus Public, 4-year or above in Charlottesville, VA
Virginia Beach City Public Schools School of Practical Nursing Public, less-than-2-year in Virginia Beach, VA
Virginia Career Institute Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Richmond, VA
Virginia Career Institute Private for-profit, 2-year in Virginia Beach, VA
Virginia Commonwealth University Public, 4-year or above in Richmond, VA
Virginia Highlands Community College Public, 2-year in Abingdon, VA
Virginia Intermont College Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Bristol, VA
Virginia Military Institute Public, 4-year or above in Lexington, VA
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Public, 4-year or above in Blacksburg, VA
Virginia School of Massage Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Charlottesville, VA
Virginia State University Public, 4-year or above in Ettrick, VA
Virginia Union University Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Richmond, VA
Virginia University of Lynchburg Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Lynchburg, VA
Virginia Wesleyan College Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Norfolk, VA
Virginia Western Community College Public, 2-year in Roanoke, VA
Washington and Lee University Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Lexington, VA
Washington County Adult Skill Center Public, less-than-2-year in Abingdon, VA
Westwood College-Arlington Ballston Private for-profit, 4-year or above in Arlington, VA
Woodrow Wilson Rehabilitation Center Public, less-than-2-year in Fishersville, VA
Wytheville Community College Public, 2-year in Wytheville, VA

Williamsburg, Virginia

Williamsburg, city of United States of America, Virginia, near Chesapeake Bay; 12,400 inbounds (2007). The city's main industry is tourism.

Williamsburg was the colony capital of Virginia from 1699 to 1780, founded as a Middle Plantation, where Patrick Henry made the historic protest against the Stamp Act in 1765, and here in 1776 the Virginia Colonial Assembly passed its recommendation to the Continental Congress to declare the colonies independent of Britain. Williamsburg has the second oldest college in the United States, the College of William and Mary, founded in 1693. The city's first newspaper was founded in 1736. The city lost its significance after a fire in 1780, when the capital was moved to Richmond. Was restored 1927-35 according to preserved city plan, and regained its 18th-century mark in pure colonial style. The reconstruction was funded by JD Rockefeller jr. Several exhibition halls, including The Capitol and the Governor's Palace are kept completely in the 18th century style, also in terms of inventory. The entire surrounding landscape has been reconstructed as it was during the colonial period. Parts of the city are included in the Colonial National Historical Park.

Petersburg, Virginia

Petersburg, city of United States of America, Virginia, at Appomattox River, 35 miles south of Richmond; 32,900 in. (2007). Textile, tobacco and furniture industry. Virginia State University, founded in 1882.

The area around Petersburg was the site of several violent battles at the end of the American Civil War; in Old Blandford is a cemetery with war graves for 30,000 Southern soldiers.

Norfolk, Virginia

Norfolk, United States, Virginia, at the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay; 235 700 in. (2007). The two cities are part of the Norfolk – Virginia Beach – Newport News (metropolitan area) region of 1,658,700 (2007). Important harbor (included in Hampton Roads) and naval base. Headquarters for the U.S. Atlantic Fleet and for NATO's Atlantic Command (Saclant). Large shipyards, chemical, automotive and motor industries. Seat of Old Dominion University, founded 1930. City 1736, destroyed in the war of 1776, again city status 1845.

Jamestown, Virginia

Jamestown is a historic town in the state of Virginia, by the James River. Jamestown was the first permanent British colony in North America, founded by the Virginia Company of London as James Fort in 1607. The settlement served as the capital of the colony of Virginia for 83 years, from 1616 to 1699. It was founded on a peninsula - later island, Jamestown Island.

The legend of John Smith and Pocahontas originated here. Today, Jamestown is part of the Colonial National Historical Park (1936), run by the federal National Park Service.

Hampton, Virginia

Hampton, a city in the United States, Virginia, at Chesapeake Bay and on the north side of Hampton Roads, opposite Norfolk, with which the city has a bridge and tunnel connection; 146,400 inbound (2007). Was merged with Elizabeth City County and Phoebus in 1952. Included in the greater Norfolk-Virginia Beach – Newport News (metropolitan area) region with 1,658,700 inbounds (2007). Large military installations, including Fort Monroe (headquarters of the United States Continental Army), the Langley Air Base, and the U.S. Space Agency NASA's Langley Research Center. Fishing industry, tourism.

The town grew up around Fort Algernourne (now Fort Monroe), established in 1609 and is the oldest continuous settlement of Englishmen in the United States, city status from 1705. Great destruction in 1861 during the American Civil War, when the Confederates set fire to the city to prevent the Union troops from occupying Fort Monroe. The Syms-Eaton Museum commemorates Benjamin Syms and Thomas Eaton, founders of the first free schools in the United States, in 1634 and 1659. These schools later became Hampton Academy (1805). Hampton University (1868) was established to provide former slave education.

Fredericksburg, Virginia

Fredericksburg, city of United States of America, Virginia, on the Rappahannock River, 80 miles northeast of Richmond; 22,400 inbounds (2007). Tourist traffic, some light industry. Three major battles were fought in this area during the Civil War. At the Battle of Fredericksburg Dec 13 In 1862, the Southern State Army under General Robert E. Lee defeated the Northern State Army under General Ambrose E. Burnside. The Union Army lost 12,653 men, Sørstatshæren 5309. Founded in 1727, city status 1781.

Fort Monroe, Virginia

Fort Monroe, U.S. military station, Virginia, 18 km north of Norfolk. Built as Fortress Monroe in 1819 to protect the entrance to Chesapeake Bay. Important base for the Union Army during the Civil War, tried several times by the Confederates. The famous sea battle between the Merrimack and Monitor armored ships was fought just outside the fort. The President of the Confederate States was a prisoner here, 1865-67. In the 1960s, the fort was the command center for the Continental Army forces.

Charlottesville, Virginia

Charlottesville is a city in the United States in the state of Virginia, about 100 miles northwest of Richmond. The city has 48,019 residents (U.S. Census, 2017), and is the seat of the state university, founded in 1819.

The oldest university buildings, built in the neoclassical style in 1805–24, were designed by Thomas Jefferson and are on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Close to town are the homes of Thomas Jefferson (Monticello) and James Monroe (Ash Lawn).

Charlottesville was founded in 1737 and gained city status in 1888.

Chancellorsville, Virginia

Chancellorsville, a village in the United States, Virginia, a little west of Fredericksburg. Here, the Northern States Army under General Hooker was beaten by Confederates under General Lee in a battle 1-4. May 1863. This was the last major victory for the Southern Army. General "Stonewall" Jackson was seriously wounded here by his own men who shot into the darkness of night.

Appomattox, Virginia

Appomattox, village in the state of Virgina, USA. The village has 1778 residents (2017).

The Battle of Appomattox Court House took place on the morning of April 9, 1865, as one of the last battles fought during the American Civil War. Here, Confederate General Robert E. Lee surrendered with the Southern State Army to Union Army Lieutenant General Ulysses S. Grant. This ended the American Civil War.

Appomattox Court House has been restored as a national monument since 1940 and since 1954 is also a national historical park.

Arlington, Virginia

Arlington is a county (county) in the state of Virginia, but is often referred to as a city. Arlington is located on the Potomac River, opposite Washington DC., And has 234,965 residents (U.S. Census, 2017). Originally, Arlington was part of the county of Alexandria, established in 1801 as part of the District of Columbia. In 1920, the area was named Arlington County.

In Arlington is the Pentagon, the Department of Defense building. On September 11, 2001, a hijacked aircraft (American Airlines route 77) flew into the building, killing approximately 200 people.

Arlington National Cemetery, a national honorary burial ground with approximately 170,000 graves and covering an area of ​​over 170 acres, was founded in 1864. The area was formerly General Robert E. Lee's family property. The tomb contains several memorials, including the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and President John F. Kennedy and his brother Robert Kennedy are among the many famous people buried here. Here is also the memorial of the fallen in World War II, which depicts the flag raising during the invasion of the Pacific island of Iwo Jima.

Actors Shirley MacLaine and Sandra Bullock are among famous people raised in Arlington.

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