University of Virginia - Main Campus

Is University of Virginia a Good School for the Money?

University of Virginia - Main Campus Value Report

Is an University of Virginia degree worth it? Only you know for sure, but College Factual's value analysis can help answer that question. Keep reading for more.

Within Virginia, University of Virginia is a Great Quality for a Great Price.

Top 10% Virginia Value
Top 5% Virginia Quality

University of Virginia - Main Campus is ranked #2 out of #48 in Virginia for quality and #4 out of #41 for Virginia value.

This makes it a great quality and a great value in the state.

State Value Ranking  4 out of 41
Great Value
State Value Score  90.24 out of 100
Great Value

Find out if University of Virginia offers in-state tuition that you may qualify for.

Fair Value Nationwide

Top 50% National Value
Top 5% National Quality

University of Virginia - Main Campus is ranked #661 out of 1,472 for value nationwide.

Compared to other schools of similar quality, University of Virginia - Main Campus is priced appropriately for the kind of quality provided and is thus a fair value according to College Factual's Best for the Money Ranking.

National Value Ranking  661 out of 1472
Great Value
National Value Score  55.10 out of 100
Great Value

Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores

School Total Price Value Grade
Vassar College $173,056 B
Wellesley College $202,582 C+
Union College New York $206,441 C+
Colby College $211,265 C
University of Virginia - Main Campus $211,997 C+
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor $215,904 C
Lehigh University $218,422 C
Bates College $221,028 C
University of Southern California $226,981 C
Wake Forest University $230,753 C
Bucknell University $237,889 C

*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.

That Degree May Cost You $211,997 in Total

The average University of Virginia student's degree will cost an estimated $211,997. This is based on an average price (with and without aid) of $52,216 and a typical 4.06 years to graduate.

Average Yearly Cost $52,216
Average Years to Graduate 4.06
Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree $211,997

Many Factors Affect Net Price

Depending on your personal circumstances, your net price may be well below the average University of Virginia net price, which could make this school a better value. You may quality for more financial aid, or be able to complete your degree faster than average. Get more details on University of Virginia cost.

Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?

$60,981 In-State With Aid
$245,537 Avg Cost No Aid
4.06 Years to Graduate

Most students will not pay the full sticker price and few students fit perfectly into averages.

Look at the table below to get a sense of how University of Virginia value for your educational dollar might vary.

Nationwide Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $245,537 #348 B+
All Students $211,997 #661 C+
Only Students Receiving Aid $167,540 #577 B-
In-State Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $138,978 #2 A+
All Students $105,438 #4 A
Only Students Receiving Aid $60,981 #1 A+

Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of Virginia.

About 59% of University of Virginia students receive financial aid. Get more details on what University of Virginia financial aid you may qualify for.

How to Calculate Value

College Factual calculates value by calculating average University of Virginia cost multiplied by time to graduate, and then compares that number to other schools of a similar quality ranking. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.

Read the full Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.


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