Public Universities of Virginia

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Virginia is home to a diverse range of public colleges and universities that offer students a comprehensive education. With options throughout the state, students have access to quality higher education regardless of location. Among the notable institutions are George Mason University, which boasts an enrollment of over 30,000 students and is located in Fairfax, Virginia. Virginia Commonwealth University is another renowned school, located in Richmond, with a student enrollment of over 30,000. James Madison University is located in Harrisonburg and enrolls over 20,000 students, while Old Dominion University in Norfolk enrolls over 24,000 students. Christopher Newport University, located in Newport News, has a smaller enrollment of around 5,000 students. Virginia State University, located in Petersburg, is a historically black college with a student enrollment of around 5,200. Virginia Tech, located in Blacksburg, is one of the largest schools in the state with an enrollment of over 33,000 students. Lastly, the University of Virginia in Charlottesville enrolls around 25,000 students each year.

Overall, Virginia’s public colleges and universities offer students a variety of options for higher education and are known for their academic excellence and opportunities for career success. [1][2]