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Private Virginia Colleges


Liberty University
1971 University Blvd Lynchburg, Virginia 24502 (434) 582 – 2000
Enrollment: 8,700 undergrad, 1800 grad
The world’s largest evangelical university offers undergraduate and graduate degrees.

Lynchburg College
1501 Lakeside Dr Lynchburg, Virginia 24501 (434) 544-8100
Approx. Enrollment: 1935 undergrad, 310 grad
The liberal arts college is located in central Virginia.

Mary Baldwin College
New & Frederick St Staunton, Virginia 24401 (540) 887 – 7000
Approx. Enrollment: 1525 undergrad, 200 grad
The liberal arts college for women offers a variety of academic programs.

Marymount University
2807 N Glebe Rd Arlington, Virginia 22207 (703) 522 – 5600
Approx. Enrollment: 2225 undergrad, 1500 grad
The Catholic liberal arts college is located just minutes from downtown Washington, DC.

Randolph-Macon College
204 Henry St Ashland, Virginia 23005 (804) 752 – 7200
Approx. Enrollment: 1125
The liberal arts college is located in Central Virginia

Randolph College
2500 Rivermont Avenue. Lynchburg, Virginia 24503 (434) 947-8000
Approx. Enrollment: 715
For over 115 years, Randolph College was Randolph-Macon Woman’s College. In 2007, the college began admitting men.

Regent University
1000 Regent University Dr Virginia Beach, Virginia 23464 (757) 226 – 4127
Approx Enrollment: 275 undergrad, 3170 grad
This college focuses on Christian leadership offering undergraduate and advanced degrees in a variety of subjects.

Roanoke College
221 College Ln Salem, Virginia 24153 (540) 375 – 2500
Approx. Enrollment: 1850
The Lutheran liberal arts college offers bachelor's degrees in arts, science and business, as well as pre-professional majors in law, medicine, dentistry, engineering and ministry.

Saint Paul's College
115 College Drive Lawrenceville, Virgiia 23868 (434) 848 – 3111
Approx. Enrollment: 625
The small Virginia college offers bachelors degrees in Business Administration, Humanities and Behavioral Sciences, Natural Science, Mathematics, and Education.

Shenandoah University
1460 University Dr Winchester, Virginia 22601 (540) 665 – 4500
Approx. Enrollment: 1500 undergrad, 1500 grad
The 75-acre campus is located 70 miles west of Washington, DC in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley. Academic programs include 80 subjects of study at the undergraduate, graduate, doctorate and professional levels.

Sweet Briar College
134 Chapel Drive Sweet Briar, Virginia 24595 (434) 381 – 6100
Approx. Enrollment: 730
This college for women is located in Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains.

Union Theological Seminary & Presbyterian School of Christian Education
3401 Brook Rd Richmond, Virginia 23227 (804) 355 – 0671
Approx. Enrollment: 390
The Christian college prepares pastors, educators, and scholars. A second campus is located in Charlotte, North Carolina.

University of Richmond
28 Westhampton Way Richmond, Virginia 23173 (804) 289 – 8000
Approx. Enrollment: 3,650 undergrad, 800 grad
Richmond offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs through its schools of arts and sciences, business, leadership studies, law and continuing studies.

Virginia Intermont College
1013 Moore St Bristol, Virginia 24201 (276) 669 – 6101
Approx. Enrollment: 1150
This college for women offers bachelors and associates degrees and boasts a 125-acre riding facility.

Virginia Union University
1500 N Lombardy St Richmond, Virginia 23220 (804) 257 – 5600
Approx. Enrollment: 1400 undergrad, 375 grad
The historically black liberal arts university offers undergraduate and graduate programs through its schools of arts and sciences, business, leadership studies, law and continuing studies.

Virginia Wesleyan College
1584 Wesleyan Dr Norfolk, Virginia 23502 (757) 455 – 3200
Approx. Enrollment: 1440
The four-year liberal arts college is affiliated with the United Methodist Church and located on the border of Norfolk and Virginia Beach.

Washington and Lee University
204 West Washington Street Lexington, Virginia 24450 (540) 458 – 8400
Approx. Enrollment: 1760 undergrad, 410 grad
Located in the historic city of Lexington, about three hours southwest of Washington, DC, W & L offers a variety of academic programs through its two undergraduate divisions, the College and the Williams School of Commerce, Economics, and Politics; and a graduate School of Law.

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