Virginia Liberal Arts Colleges

Virginia Liberal Arts College by County:

Town
College
# Students
  
2,050
  
Emory & Henry College
(Private, non-profit)
932
  
Randolph-macon College
(Private, non-profit)
1,312
  Bluefield
Bluefield College
(Private not-for-profit)
828
  Bridgewater
Bridgewater College
(Private not-for-profit)
1,760
  Bristol
Virginia Intermont College
(Private not-for-profit)
494
  Ferrum
Ferrum College
(Private not-for-profit)
1,510
  Hampden-sydney
Hampden-sydney College
(Private not-for-profit)
1,082
  Harrisonburg
Eastern Mennonite University
(Private, non-profit)
1,519
  Lawrenceville
Saint Pauls College
(Private not-for-profit)
200
  Lexington
Washington And Lee University
(Private not-for-profit)
2,296
  Lexington
1,664
  Lynchburg
Randolph College
(Private not-for-profit)
645
  Newport News
5,186
  Norfolk
Virginia Wesleyan College
(Private not-for-profit)
1,431
  Richmond
Virginia Union University
(Private not-for-profit)
1,750
  Roanoke
Hollins University
(Private not-for-profit)
794
  Salem
Roanoke College
(Private not-for-profit)
2,060
  Sweet Briar
Sweet Briar College
(Private not-for-profit)
739
  University Of Richmond
University Of Richmond
(Private not-for-profit)
4,361

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