Virginia Colleges Tuition Trends Over The Current Decade (The 2010s)

There are 177 colleges in Virginia State - 46 public and 131 private schools. The average tuition & fees of public schools are $7,601 for Virginia residents and $18,100 for others in 2017. It increase 6.94% from last year and 28.28% from 2010 cumulatively. For private schools, the average tuition & fees are $19,741 which are increased 0.40% from last year and 11.35% from 2010 cumulatively.


Tuition & Fees Trends of Virginia Colleges from 2010 to 2017

Next table and charts illustrates the tuition changes from 2010 to 2017 for Virginia colleges and universities. The costs officially published by IPEDS, U.S. Department of Education and due to the data availability, the avarage amount mainly based on 2-4 years and 4 years colleges and universities.
Undergraduate (Public) Undergraduate (Private) Graduate (Public) Graduate (Private)
For Virginia public schools, the 2017 undergraduate in-state tuition & fees are $7,601 which has increased by 33.21% over the current decade and the out-of-state cost is $18,100 which has risen by 28.28%. In average, the rate of increase in tuition is 4.04% while last year increase rate was 6.94%.
Table. Undergraduate Tuition Trends (Public Schools) From 2010 to 2017 for Virginia Colleges
2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-20142014-20152015-20162016-2017
In-State Costs$5,706$6,016$6,105$6,411$6,761$6,974$7,601
Year-to-Year Rates0.00%5.42%1.49%5.00%5.46%3.16%8.99%
Cumulative Rates0.00%5.42%7.00%12.35%18.48%22.23%33.21%
Out-of-State Costs$14,110$15,003$15,373$16,050$16,601$16,926$18,100
Year-to-Year Rates0.00%6.33%2.46%4.41%3.43%1.95%6.94%
Cumulative Rates0.00%6.33%8.95%13.75%17.65%19.95%28.28%
For private schools in Virginia state, the 2017 undergraduate tuition & fees are $19,741 which has increased by 11.35% over the current decade. In average, the rate of increase in tuition is 1.62% while last year increase rate was 0.40%.
Table. Undergraduate Tuition Trends (Private Schools) From 2010 to 2017 for Virginia Colleges
2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-20142014-20152015-20162016-2017
Tuition & Fees$17,728$18,329$18,502$18,633$18,987$19,662$19,741
Year-to-Year Rates0.00%3.39%0.94%0.70%1.90%3.55%0.40%
Cumulative Rates0.00%3.39%4.37%5.10%7.10%10.91%11.35%
The average graduate school tuition & fees of Virginia public schools are $12,917 which has increased by 28.30% over the current decade and the out-of-state graduate cost is $25,087 which has risen by 24.75%. In average, the rate of increase in graduate tuition is 3.54% while last year increase rate was 3.19%.
Table. Graduate Tuition Trends (Public Schools) From 2010 to 2017 for Virginia Colleges
2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-20142014-20152015-20162016-2017
In-State Costs$10,068$10,854$11,198$11,514$11,861$12,299$12,917
Year-to-Year Rates0.00%7.81%3.16%2.82%3.02%3.69%5.02%
Cumulative Rates0.00%7.81%11.22%14.37%17.82%22.17%28.30%
Out-of-State Costs$20,110$21,599$22,310$22,967$23,509$24,310$25,087
Year-to-Year Rates0.00%7.40%3.29%2.95%2.36%3.41%3.19%
Cumulative Rates0.00%7.40%10.94%14.21%16.90%20.88%24.75%
For private graduate schools in Virginia state, the 2017 tuition & fees are $14,318 which has increased by 11.45% over the current decade. In average, the rate of increase in graduate tuition is 1.63523% while last year increase rate was -4.32%.
Table. Graduate Tuition Trends (Private Schools) From 2010 to 2017 for Virginia Colleges
2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-20142014-20152015-20162016-2017
Tuition & Fees$12,848$13,503$14,237$14,444$14,491$14,965$14,318
Year-to-Year Rates0.00%5.10%5.44%1.45%0.32%3.27%-4.32%
Cumulative Rates0.00%5.10%10.81%12.42%12.79%16.48%11.45%
You can check the changes of other college costs including room & board costs, book & supplies, and other living expenses at Virginia college cost trends.

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