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2021 Top Virginia Women's D2 Basketball Schools

3 Colleges
$22,477 Avg Tuition & Fees*
23% Avg 4-Year Grad Rate*

With all of the options student athletes have for higher education today, it can be tough to choose which direction to take. College Factual has developed its Best Colleges for Division II Women's Basketball in Virginia ranking as one item you can use to help make this decision.

After analyzing 3 schools in Virginia, we came up with our list of those that offered the best educational experiences for D2 Women's Basketball athletes in Virginia. To come up with this ranking, we look at a number of factors that are all objective measurements. These factors include the school's overall quality as determined by our Best Colleges ranking and the athletic competitiveness of the school. Thus, in order to rank well, the school must offer a quality education in addition to having a great sports team.

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Top Colleges in Virginia for D2 Women's Basketball athletes in Virginia

See which schools came out on top of our ranking:

Our analysis found The University of Virginia’s College at Wise to be the best school for D2 Women’s Basketball athletes in Virginia in this year’s ranking. UVa - Wise is a public institution located in Wise, Virginia. The school has a small population, and it awarded 266 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Speaking financially, the D2 Women’s Basketball team at UVa - Wise took home $341,526 in revenue.

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Virginia State University

Petersburg, Virginia

You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Virginia State University. It ranked #2 on our 2021 Best Colleges for D2 Women’s Basketball athletes in Virginia list. Virginia State University is a small public school located in Petersburg, Virginia that handed out 672 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

On the financial side of things, the D2 Women’s Basketball team at Virginia State made $601,471 in revenue.

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#3

Virginia Union University

Richmond, Virginia

You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Virginia Union University. It ranked #3 on our 2021 Best Colleges for D2 Women’s Basketball athletes in Virginia list. This small private not-for-profit school is located in Richmond, Virginia, and it awarded 252 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

On the financial side of things, the D2 Women’s Basketball team at VUU made $425,611 in revenue.

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*Avg Tuition and Fees and Avg 4-Year Grad Rate are for the top 3 schools only.

References

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of our data about colleges.
  • Revenue and expense information comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s Equity in Athletics Data Analysis (EADA) website.
  • The academic progress rate (APR) of each team was made available by the NCAA.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Information about the national average student loan default rate is from the U.S. Department of Education and refers to data about the 2016 borrower cohort tracking period for which the cohort default rate (CDR) was 10.1%.

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