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Online Colleges in Virginia

This is your one-stop resource for information on online education in Virginia. We begin with a general overview of higher education in the state and then document Virginia’s state-specific initiatives and any progress they’ve made in supporting online education.

We also reviewed the entirety of Virginia’s online offerings and then ranked the top online colleges based on affordability. After browsing these profiles, be sure to take note of the scholarships and higher education resources for Virginia, located at the bottom of the page. Remember that the best option for your desired online degree may lie outside your home state, so feel free to browse our nationwide database of online colleges as well.


Postsecondary Education in Virginia

Virginia is home to 153 Title IV postsecondary institutions.

Virginia was one of seven states that raised tuition by more than $300 last year.

Average tuition at four-year private institutions in Virginia is around $4000 less than the national average at $24,683.

The state ranks fourth in graduation rates nationwide with 49.1% of students finishing their degrees in four years.


Online Education in Virginia

NCES Report

According to a recent NCES report, in fall 2012, 18.6% of students enrolled in Title IV institutions in Virginia (109,927 students) were in exclusively online programs.

  • 67.3% of those students were undergraduates
  • 7.5% were in public 4-year institutions
  • 60.3% were in private not-for-profit 4-year institutions
  • 8.2% were in private for-profit 4-year institutions
  • 45.2% were living in Virginia
  • 52.1% were living elsewhere in the United States

The private company Coursera has partnered with UVA to offer a selection of free online courses to the general public.

The Virginia Community College System commissioned a research report from Columbia University to determine the effectiveness of their online classrooms.


Most Affordable Online Colleges in Virginia

Below you’ll find the very best online colleges in Virginia, sorted by affordability. These rankings identify the fully online programs in a school’s catalogue, explain how the school’s online interface works and spotlight the recognition a school has received for its online initiatives.

Want to know what it takes to make our rankings? Check out our distinct approach.

Norfolk State University

1
Norfolk State University
Norfolk
N/A
$4,536

An Online Education at Norfolk State University

Distance education at NSU is delivered through the highly regarded learning management system Blackboard. The School of Extended Learning offers a Blackboard Support Central (BbSC) facility to help users learn to navigate the platform’s many useful tools. Within the BbSC, students will find an online Blackboard orientation course, tutorials and even a Blackboard-experienced student mentor. In addition to this virtual classroom environment, online courses may be conducted through video or web conferences depending on the instructor’s preference.

Online Undergraduate Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Bachelor of Science in Health Service Management
  • Bachelor of Science in History

NSU accepts Continuing Education Units (CEU) to be put towards adult liberal education programs, professional and vocational programs. These units are drawn from previous life experiences that demonstrate the student’s continued education and ability to follow directions under qualified supervision.

Online Graduate Degrees

  • Master of Arts in Teaching
  • Master of Arts in Pre-Elementary Education
  • Master of Arts in Urban Education

Certificates in the field of education may be attained completely online as well, not to mention several blended bachelor programs. A reclamation program, for NSU students who left the university before completing their degree, offers returning students extra advising and different methods of degree completion, including online classes.

Contact Information

700 Park Avenue
Norfolk, VA 23504-8000
(757) 823-8600

Old Dominion University

2
Old Dominion University
Norfolk
$299
$7,176

An Online Education at Old Dominion University

The full commitment of ODU to furthering online education is made evident by their hundreds of online degree programs offered through the Blackboard LMS. Students can access the course platform at any time by logging in to their LEO Online account. The majority of classes are asynchronous with an occasional synchronous element requiring students to log in at a set time for a live virtual class meeting. Communication between faculty and students is primarily conducted via email and discussion boards. Other asynchronous methods of delivery include CDs, DVDs, recorded lectures, posted assignments and projects.

Online Undergraduate Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering Technology
  • Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene
  • Bachelor of Science in Occupational Studies - Industrial Technologies Specialist
  • Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies (Interdisciplinary Studies)
  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology
  • Bachelor of Science in Special Education (Interdisciplinary Studies: Teacher Preparation)

ODU partners with the Virginia Community College System and a few other institutions to ease students’ transfer into the bachelor degree completion programs.

Online Graduate Degrees

  • Master of Science/Engineering in Aerospace Engineering
  • Master of Science in Education - Instructional Design and Technology - Secondary Education
  • Master of Engineering in Modeling and Simulation
  • Master of Science in Nursing
  • Master of Public Administration
  • Master of Science in Education - School Librarianship and Teaching License
  • Master of Science in Sports Education

Two online course samples can be viewed on the university’s website. Online tutoring, library access, writing services and advising are available to every online student. Numerous doctoral, certificate, licensure degrees and minors in a variety of subject areas can be obtained entirely online through ODU as well.

Contact Information

5115 Hampton Blvd
Norfolk, VA 23529
(757) 683-3000


Acclaim for online programs

  • #31 on U.S. News and World Report’s Best Online Bachelor’s Programs
  • #42 on U.S. News and World Report’s Best Online Graduate Education Programs
  • #39 on U.S. News and World Report’s Best Online Graduate Nursing Programs

Virginia University of Lynchburg

3
Virginia University of Lynchburg
Lynchburg
N/A
$7,600

An Online Education at Virginia University of Lynchburg

Founded nearly 130 years ago as a Baptist Seminary, VUL still prides itself on educating leaders through its mix of religious and leadership programs, both on-campus and online. Using the Student Portal, VUL students can access the virtual classroom hosted by the open source learning platform Moodle. With this tool, instructors customize their online courses to create a highly interactive and dynamic learning environment using elements such as a calendar, grade book and various plugins that extend the virtual classroom’s features. Interaction between students, their classmates and their instructors is promoted through discussion forums, instant messaging chats, wikis, assignment posting and submission, online quizzes and “gamification” for online activities.

Online Undergraduate Degrees

  • Bachelor Arts in Religious Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Leadership

Online Graduate Degrees

  • Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership
  • Master of Divinity

Credit for prior training or life experience may be awarded to students, especially those with military experience, professional or technical training, certification or proof of previous college-level learning. A liberal arts associate program and a certificate in ministry are offered online as well.

Contact Information

2058 Garfield Ave
Lynchburg, VA 24501
(434) 528-52761130

Bluefield College

4
Bluefield College
Bluefield
$355
$8,520

An Online Education at Bluefield College

Offering a number of 100% online programs, BC uses a web-based virtual classroom, MyBC, to deliver its distance education. By logging in to their MyBC account, students gain access to all of their coursework. Structured into an 8-week long format that allows students to take two courses at a time, classes are most commonly conveyed via discussion forums, video lectures, assigned readings and projects. Many of the programs can be taken in an accelerated format, intended for working individuals seeking to earn their degree quickly.

Online Undergraduate Degrees

  • Bachelor of E-Business and Entrepreneurship
  • Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education
  • Bachelor of Science Management and Leadership
  • Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice
  • Bachelor of Science in Human Services
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN)

Online Graduate Degrees

  • Master of Arts in Education

Transfer students and students with military or law enforcement training are eligible to receive credit towards their Bluefield College degree, and anyone wishing to, may take the CLEP or DSST assessments for college credits. For those incoming students without any college credit, BC offers general education courses online to fulfill graduation requirements.

Resources for online students include access to the library, writing lab and MyBC, where students can find information on billing, grades and College announcements.

Contact Information

3000 College Dr
Bluefield, VA 24605
(276) 326-3682


Acclaim for online programs

  • #194 on U.S. News and World Report’s Best Online Bachelor’s Programs

Liberty University

5
Liberty University
Lynchburg
$375
$9,000

An Online Education at Liberty University

Blackboard hosts the virtual classroom at LU, for which there are tutorials, an orientation and a sample course to help students orient themselves to the online learning environment. This platform is used by professors to post coursework, assignments, make announcements, guide class discussions threads, answer questions and administer tests. The majority of online courses follow an efficient 8-week online format, although a few are structured into 14- or 17- week schedules. The asynchronous style allows flexibility when it comes to completing coursework; as long as assignments are submitted by the required deadlines, students are not required to log in at any set time.

Online Undergraduate Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science in Aeronautics
  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting
  • Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice
  • Bachelor of Science in Early Education Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Bachelor of Science in Applied Web Technologies
  • Bachelor of Science in Government
  • Bachelor of Science in Biblical and Educational Studies

With the Prior Learning and Experience assessment, students can earn credit for life experience and professional training, thereby reducing the time spent earning a degree. A few of the online programs require one or two week campus intensives.

Online Graduate Degrees

  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Arts in Strategic Communications
  • Master of Arts in Human Services Counseling
  • Master of Science in Cyber Security
  • Master of Arts in Teaching
  • Master of Arts in Music Education
  • Master of Arts in Christian Ministry

Twenty undergraduate minors, twelve associate programs and dozens of certificate, doctoral and post-graduate programs are available completely online as well. Online degree completion plans allow students to hone in on their remaining requirements and plan the rest of their program.

Contact Information

1971 University Blvd
Lynchburg, VA 24515
(434) 582-2000

Regent University

6
Regent University
Virginia Beach
$395
$9,480

An Online Education at Regent University

Once registered, students can log on to RU’s online portal, Genisys, to access the web-based classroom hosted by Blackboard. At the beginning of each semester, RU provides incoming students with a Blackboard orientation, a course test drive and tutorials for all software that will be used. Instructors upload syllabi, assignments, activities, videos, projects, tests and quizzes for students to complete throughout the duration of the course. Since courses are asynchronous, students can log on and do their coursework at their own convenience, so long as they complete everything by the assigned deadline. The web-conferencing tool Wimba enables students to log in to their course at a specified time to listen to a live lecture given by their professor.

Online Undergraduate Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting
  • Bachelor of Arts in Christian Ministry
  • Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity
  • Bachelor of Arts in English
  • Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management
  • Bachelor of Arts in History
  • Bachelor of Arts in Leadership Studies

Online Graduate Degrees

  • Master of Arts in Law
  • Master of Arts in Government - International Relations
  • Master of Education in Christian School Administration
  • Master of Arts in Film-Television: Script and Screenwriting
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Arts in Journalism
  • Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership

With most classes lasting 8 weeks, students should expect to spend 15 to 20 hours per week on coursework and are advised to log in daily to ensure they stay on track. Any prospective students residing outside Virginia should refer to the State Authorization page prior to applying. Several hybrid options for graduate, undergraduate and certificate programs are available as well.

Contact Information

1000 Regent University Dr
Virginia Beach, VA 23464
(757) 352-4000


Acclaim for online programs

  • #11 on U.S. News and World Report’s Best Online Bachelor’s Programs
  • #78 on U.S. News and World Report’s Best Online MBA Programs
  • #46 on U.S. News and World Report’s Best Online Graduate Business Programs (Excluding MBA)
  • #21 on U.S. News and World Report’s Best Online Graduate Education Programs

Virginia Commonwealth University

7
Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond
$396
$9,496

An Online Education at Virginia Commonwealth University

Blackboard is VCU’s learning management system for all online and hybrid courses. Via this popular interface, instructors are able to provide students with course materials, academic resources, a virtual chat feature, interactive discussion boards, online quizzes and useful plugins. Tutorials are available to help those unfamiliar with the web-based platform.

The centralized virtual learning environment promotes a student-focused style of learning, enabling classmates to interact, collaborate and benefit from each other’s experiences. Courses are organized into modules, the majority of which are asynchronous, allowing students to complete their assignments, activities and projects at their convenience. Students must be sure to allot a set amount of time each week in which to complete their coursework by the specified deadlines.

Online Undergraduate Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Bachelor of Science in Clinical Laboratory Sciences

Online Graduate Degrees

  • Master of Science in Sociology
  • Master of Science in Nurse Anesthesia
  • Master of Science in Addiction Studies
  • Master of Education in Sport Leadership
  • Ph.D. in Health Related Sciences
  • Ph.D. in Nursing
  • Master of Science in Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering

Resources for online students include access to the writing center, academic career services, the library, the VCU Bookstore, technology services and academic support via the Campus Learning Center. In addition to online programs, VCU offers a wealth of hybrid and video conferencing degree and certificate programs.

Contact Information

910 W Franklin St
Richmond, VA 23284-2512
(804) 828-0100

George Mason University

8
George Mason University
Fairfax
$424
$10,182

An Online Education at George Mason University

A combination of Blackboard and teleconferencing comprise the delivery method for GMU’s online courses. Both synchronous and asynchronous styles of interaction allow students to have genuinely personal and highly interactive communication with their instructors. Through the MyMason portal, students have complete access to course materials, discussions, assignments, projects and tests. Since instructors regularly post course announcements and lead discussion forums, students should plan on logging in at least four times a week, while spending between 8 and 12 hours per week per class to ensure they do not fall behind. A Blackboard orientation video is available for those new to web-based learning.

Online Undergraduate Degrees

  • Bachelor of Applied Science in Cybersecurity
  • Bachelor of Applied Science in Health, Wellness, and Social Services
  • Bachelor of Applied Science in Technology and Innovation Concentration
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN)
  • Bachelor of Science in Applied Information Technology

Online Graduate Degrees

  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Education in Education Leadership
  • Master of Science in Biodefense
  • Master of Science in Systems Engineering
  • Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction (Assistive Technology Concentration)
  • Master of Education in Special Education (Applied Behavior Analysis Emphasis)

Occasionally a fully online program will require some form of in-person experience for up to 3 credit hours, such as an internship, practicum or 1-week long campus residency. Hybrid programs that offer a minimum of 75% of the coursework online are offered by GMU as well, with labs, orientations, tests and exams making up the on-campus portion of each course.

Contact Information

4400 University Dr
Fairfax, VA 22030-4444
(703) 993-1000


Acclaim for online programs

  • #36 on U.S. News and World Report’s Best Online MBA Programs
  • #148 on U.S. News and World Report’s Best Online Graduate Education Program

Averett University

9
Averett University
Danville
$425
$10,200

An Online Education at Averett University

AU’s online courses are offered through the College of Graduate and Professional Studies (GPS) and administered by the learning management system Moodle. This web-based interface allows students to access, complete and participate in assignments, discussion boards, lectures, readings and interactive projects. Smarthinking online tutoring is provided to help students brush up on their college level math and writing skills.

Any GPS students with military experience can receive a 25% tuition discount when enrolled full-time.

Online Undergraduate Degrees

  • Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN)
  • Bachelor of Science in Sociology and Criminal Justice

The majority of bachelor's programs are intended for students who can transfer in a minimum of 54 credits and have had at least two years of full-time experience related to their program. An associate program in business can also be completed fully online through Averett’s GPS. Delivered in an accelerated format, students are able to complete their degree in a matter of months depending on how many credits they transfer.

Online Graduate Degrees

  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Education - Curriculum and Instruction
  • Master of Education in Special Education K-12 Endorsement Track
  • Master of Education in Special Education K-12 Virginia Licensure Track
  • Master of Education in Administration and Supervision Concentration

The Individually Designed for Adult Learners (IDEAL) program provides independent study and online classes for busy adults. With the aid of an academic advisor, IDEAL students design their own program of study and assess any possible credits earned through previous life experience, military or professional training, previous college credit or credits earned through examination. Through this program, IDEAL students can work towards a bachelor degree, for which at least 30 credits must be earned at Averett.

Contact Information

420 W Main St
Danville, VA 24541
(800) 448-5233

University of Virginia

10
University of Virginia
Charlottesville
N/A
$10,484

An Online Education at University of Virginia

UVA’s online programs are notably personal; classes typically have less than twenty students allowing for one-to-one contact between professors and students. Additionally, every School of Continuing and Professional Studies (SCPS) student meets with a personally assigned advisor each semester before registration to discuss online course selection for the upcoming term. Career counseling, audio-visual library collections and job application support are provided to all SCPS students.

Online Undergraduate Degrees

  • Bachelor of Professional Studies in Health Sciences Management
  • Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies

Courses delivered through UVaCollab, which utilizes both the Sakai and Blackboard learning management systems, can be both synchronous and asynchronous. Students regularly log on to check for course announcements, assignments, listen to podcasts, view syllabi and rubrics, ask questions and participate in discussions and web-conferencing. An Online Class Preparation Checklist with orientation videos and tech support links helps new online students orient themselves with the UVaCollab system.

Students must complete their degree within seven years of enrolling. Typically, students take two courses every term (six per year), and complete their program in just over three years. Noncredit, undergraduate and graduate level certificates may be obtained fully online through UVA’s SCPS, in addition to a total of 122 individual courses.

Contact Information

1827 University Avenue
Charlottesville, VA 22903-2628
(434) 924-0311


Acclaim for online programs

  • #27 on U.S. News and World Report’s Best Online Graduate Engineering Programs

Sentara College of Health Sciences

11
Sentara College of Health Sciences
Chesapeake
$486
$11,664

An Online Education at Sentara College of Health Sciences

As a College of Health, Sentara's only online offering is a nursing program approved for Virginia residents. Applicants must hold an active Virginia RN license. Designed for nurses who wish to continue working while earning their bachelor degree, the program can be taken in a part-time or full-time format, allowing students to finish the entire program in one to two and a half years. Totaling 30 credit hours, the program schedule is structured into 8 week long terms, with students taking one class every eight weeks. SCHS nursing students have access to all of their course materials through the learning management system Blackboard. There are two start date options each year: January or August.

Online Undergraduate Degrees

There are no patient care clinicals required, however clinical projects are incorporated into the curriculum in addition to two community practicum courses to be completed at the student’s locale. A fifteen week capstone course wraps up the program during senior year.

All RN to BSN students are given 48 advanced placement credits and all prerequisite courses may be completed at the student’s college of choice. A two-part informational video for the program can be viewed here. Many BSN graduates continue on to Sentara’s MSN program.

An Early Admission program for high schoolers, which is currently the only program in the region available to high school students, allows high school seniors to secure a place in the nursing program without any pre-admission testing so long as they complete the preset requirements.

Financial assistance is available for those eligible to apply to FAFSA, and any Sentara employees are eligible for a tuition discount. A supportive team of faculty and IT staff are accessible to help ease the transition into online learning, and all Sentara students have access to the library system for their research needs.

Contact Information

1441 Crossways Blvd, Suite 105
Chesapeake, VA 23320
(757) 388-2900

Hampton University

12
Hampton University
Hampton
$496
$11,904

An Online Education at Hampton University

Hampton U Online’s virtual classroom is powered by Blackboard, the popular learning management system. Through this platform, students have complete access to their assignments, lectures, tests, grades and class discussions 24/7, enabling them to refer back to course materials at any time during the term. Online courses follow the same 8-week long session, 16-week long semester schedule as traditional courses. Depending on which schedule an undergraduate student follows, they may complete their program in under four years. Completion time varies by program.

Online Undergraduate Degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts in General Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts in Paralegal Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts in Religious Studies
  • Bachelor of Science in Aviation Management (Airport Administration)
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice
  • Bachelor of Science in Systems Organization and Management

Online Graduate Degrees

  • Master of Science in Information Assurance Program
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Counselor Education and Supervision
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Management
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing

Students can opt to take the College Level Examination Program (CLEP) or build a learning portfolio in order to earn credits from prior life experience; however, a minimum of 30 credits must be completed at Hampton. Associate, certificate and specialist programs are also offered through Hampton U Online. Career services and library access are granted to all Hampton U Online students.

Contact Information

E Queen Street
Hampton, VA 23668-0099
(757) 727-5000

Bon Secours Memorial College of Nursing

13
Bon Secours Memorial College of Nursing
Richmond
N/A
$19,566

An Online Education at Bon Secours Memorial College of Nursing

Bon Secours currently offers one online nursing program delivered through the Blackboard learning management system. Full-time and part-time options for enrollment are available, which in addition to the asynchronous format, allows working adult students the flexibility needed to help them complete their degree.

The virtual classroom hosts specific assignments, readings, discussion questions and learning objectives that students will complete over the course of the program. Communication with faculty may be conducted through video chat (Skype), online office hours, telephone and email. The first course for the program is an “Orientation to Online Learning,” which requires all online students to familiarize themselves with the virtual classroom setting. Students can expect to spend six to nine hours of work per course per week.

Online Undergraduate Degrees

  • RN to BSN degree completion

Students receive a dedicated Student Success Advisor whose goal is to help students smoothly transition from traditional classroom learning to the online learning environment. Upon completion of the program, BSN students will be eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN).

Contact Information

8550 Magellan Parkway Suite 1100
Richmond, VA 23227-1149
(804) 627-5300

Shenandoah University

14
Shenandoah University
Winchester
N/A
$28,998

An Online Education at Shenandoah University

In keeping with the university’s mission statement, SU Online is currently trying to integrate technology into its programs by way of the Institution Computing Department. The goal is to further promote quality technology and to foster SU’s leadership position in applying technology to the learning environment. Using a combination of the Blackboard virtual learning environment, Shenandoah email, WEAVE online and WebAdvisor, online students gain access to all of their course materials, grades, financial aid information, student account information and course registration. Faculty and students communicate via synchronous and asynchronous methods including threaded discussions, email, web-conferencing and video chat.

Online Undergraduate Degrees

Prospective students should be sure to refer to the specific admission requirements for the nursing program.

Online Graduate Degrees

  • Master of Science in Education

Shenandoah’s Center for Lifelong Learning (CLL) offers Online Career Professionals certificates delivered through the ed2go online tool. In addition to several hybrid programs, a post-master’s certificate in nursing along with a Nontraditional Doctorate of Pharmacy program path (NTPD) can be attained completely online. A number of merit, talent and affiliate-based scholarships are available to eligible traditional and online students.

Contact Information

1460 University Dr
Winchester, VA 22601-5195
(540) 665-4500



Scholarships and Financial Aid in Virginia

AHEPA Scholarship Endowment

Deadline: na
Scholarship Amount $1,000 See Scholarship

The American Hellenic Education Progressive Association is open to students at Christopher Newport University who are majoring in Business Administration. Applicants must be juniors or seniors, with a GPA of 3.0+. Selection is based on academic performance and financial need.

Harman Scholarship

Deadline: na
Scholarship Amount $10,000 See Scholarship

Bluefield College provides the Harman academic scholarship to incoming freshmen based on academic performance. The scholarship will go to the applicant with the most competitive GPA and SAT/ACT scores. Maximum award is $10,000 per year for 4 years.

Lee Jackson Foundation Scholarship

Deadline: na
Scholarship Amount $2,000 See Scholarship

The Lee-Jackson Foundation awards a total of 18 scholarships annually to Virginia high school seniors. Applicants must submit an analytical essay on any aspect of the career, character, or legacy of General Robert E. Lee or General “Stonewall” Jackson. The author of the best-in-state essay will receive the maximum award of $10,000. Runners-up will receive $2,000.

Liberty University Academic Scholarship

Deadline: na
Scholarship Amount Amount varies See Scholarship

Liberty University provides Academic Achievement scholarships to incoming freshmen and transfer students who are Virginia residents. Selection is determined by academic merit; the award amount is calculated based on GPA and ACT/SAT scores (however, ACT/SAT scores are not required for students more than 22 years old).

Lincoln-Lane Foundation Scholarship

Deadline: na
Scholarship Amount $3,000 See Scholarship

Provided by the Lincoln-Lane Foundation, this scholarship is available to high school seniors or undergraduate students who are residents of the Tidewater area of Virginia. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0+ and demonstrate financial need. An interview may be required. The maximum award is $3,000 per year for 4 years.

Madison Achievement Scholarship

Deadline: na
Scholarship Amount $5,000 See Scholarship

National Merit Finalist Scholarship

Deadline: na
Scholarship Amount Full tuition See Scholarship

The Liberty University National Merit scholarship is open to National Merit participants who are residents of Virginia, and are entering Liberty University as freshmen. NM Finalists are eligible for full tuition, room and board; Semifinalists and Commended scholars are eligible for full tuition. The duration of the award is 4 years.

National Merit Scholarship

Deadline: na
Scholarship Amount $2,000 See Scholarship

This scholarship is available to National Merit Finalists who select the University of Richmond as their first-choice school. The maximum award is $2,000 per year for 4 years.

Samsung American Legion Scholarship

Deadline: na
Scholarship Amount Amount varies See Scholarship

Provided by the American Legion of Virginia, this scholarship is open to high school juniors who complete a Boys State or Girls State program, and are a direct descendant or legally adopted child of a wartime veteran who is eligible for American Legion membership.

Spire Scholarship

Deadline: na
Scholarship Amount $2,000 See Scholarship

Bluefield College awards the Spire Scholarship to ten incoming freshmen each year. To be eligible, students must have a GPA of 3.5+ and an SAT score of 1180+ (26+ ACT). Two letters of recommendation and an on-campus interview are required. The scholarship amount is $2,000 per student; the awards will be given in addition to other grants or aid.


Higher Education Resources in Virginia