Liberal Arts Schools In Virginia

There are 65 accredited liberal arts schools in Virginia for faculty who teach liberal arts classes to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of liberal arts and liberal arts training in Virginia, which includes liberal arts training at the following levels:

  • Liberal Arts Certificate
  • Associates degree in Liberal Arts
  • Bachelors degree in Liberal Arts
  • Masters degree in Liberal Arts
  • PhD degree in Liberal Arts


Schools

  1. Averett University

    420 W Main St, Danville, Virginia 24541

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  2. Blue Ridge Community College in Weyers Cave

    1 College Lane, Weyers Cave, Virginia 24486-0080

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  3. Bluefield College

    3000 College Dr, Bluefield, Virginia 24605

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  4. Bridgewater College

    402 E College St, Bridgewater, Virginia 22812-1599

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  5. College of William and Mary

    Williamsburg, Virginia 23187-8795

    33 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. Regent University

    1000 Regent University Dr, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23464

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  7. Central Virginia Community College

    3506 Wards Rd, Lynchburg, Virginia 24502-2498

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  8. Christopher Newport University

    1 University Place, Newport News, Virginia 23606

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  9. Dabney S Lancaster Community College

    1000 Dabney Drive, Clifton Forge, Virginia 24422-1000

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  10. Danville Community College

    1008 S Main St, Danville, Virginia 24541-4004

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  11. Emory and Henry College

    30461 Garnand Drive, Emory, Virginia 24327-0947

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  12. Eastern Mennonite University

    1200 Park Rd, Harrisonburg, Virginia 22802-2462

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  13. Eastern Shore Community College

    29300 Lankford Hwy, Melfa, Virginia 23410

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  14. Ferrum College

    215 Ferrum Mountain Road, Ferrum, Virginia 24088-9000

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  15. George Mason University

    4400 University Dr, Fairfax, Virginia 22030-4444

    138 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  16. Germanna Community College

    2130 Germanna Hwy, Locust Grove, Virginia 22508-2102

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  17. Hampden-Sydney College

    College Road, Hampden-Sydney, Virginia 23943-0128

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  18. Hampton University

    Hampton, Virginia 23668-0099

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  19. Hollins University

    7916 Williamson Rd NW, Roanoke, Virginia 24020

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  20. J Sargeant Reynolds Community College

    1651 E Parham Road, Richmond, Virginia 23228-2327

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  21. James Madison University

    800 South Main Street, Harrisonburg, Virginia 22807

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  22. John Tyler Community College

    13101 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Chester, Virginia 23831-5316

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  23. Liberty University

    1971 University Blvd, Lynchburg, Virginia 24502

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  24. Longwood University

    201 High St, Farmville, Virginia 23909

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  25. Lord Fairfax Community College

    173 Skirmisher Lane, Middletown, Virginia 22645

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  26. Lynchburg College

    1501 Lakeside Dr, Lynchburg, Virginia 24501-3113

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  27. Mary Baldwin College

    New & Frederick St, Staunton, Virginia 24401

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  28. University of Mary Washington

    1301 College Ave, Fredericksburg, Virginia 22401-5300

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  29. Marymount University

    2807 N Glebe Rd, Arlington, Virginia 22207-4299

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  30. Mountain Empire Community College

    3441 Mountain Empire Road, Big Stone Gap, Virginia 24219

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  31. New River Community College

    5251 College Drive, Dublin, Virginia 24084-1127

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  32. Northern Virginia Community College

    4001 Wakefield Chapel Rd, Annandale, Virginia 22003-3796

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  33. Old Dominion University

    5115 Hampton Blvd, Norfolk, Virginia 23529

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  34. Patrick Henry Community College

    645 Patriot Avenue, Martinsville, Virginia 24112

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  35. Paul D Camp Community College

    100 N College Dr, Franklin, Virginia 23851

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  36. Piedmont Virginia Community College

    501 College Drive, Charlottesville, Virginia 22902-7589

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  37. Randolph-Macon College

    204 Henry St, Ashland, Virginia 23005-5505

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  38. Randolph College

    2500 Rivermont Ave, Lynchburg, Virginia 24503-1555

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  39. Rappahannock Community College

    12745 College Drive, Glenns, Virginia 23149-2616

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  40. Richard Bland College of the College of William and Mary

    11301 Johnson Rd, Petersburg, Virginia 23805

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  41. University of Richmond

    28 Westhampton Way, Richmond, Virginia 23173

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  42. Roanoke College

    221 College Lane, Salem, Virginia 24153-3794

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  43. Saint Pauls College

    115 College Drive, Lawrenceville, Virginia 23868

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  44. Shenandoah University

    1460 University Dr, Winchester, Virginia 22601-5195

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  45. Southern Virginia University

    One University Hill Drive, Buena Vista, Virginia 24416

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  46. Southside Virginia Community College

    109 Campus Dr, Alberta, Virginia 23821

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  47. Southwest Virginia Community College

    369 College Road US Rt. 19, 6 Miles S. Claypool Hill, Richlands, Virginia 24641-1101

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  48. Strayer Virginia

    2121 15th Street N, Arlington, Virginia 22207

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  49. Sweet Briar College

    134 Chapel Drive, Sweet Briar, Virginia 24595-9998

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  50. Thomas Nelson Community College

    99 Thomas Nelson Drive, Hampton, Virginia 23666

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  51. Tidewater Community College

    121 College Place, Norfolk, Virginia 23510

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  52. The University of Virginia's College at Wise

    1 College Avenue, Wise, Virginia 24293-4400

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  53. Virginia Highlands Community College

    100 VHCC Drive, Abingdon, Virginia 24212-0828

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  54. Virginia Intermont College

    1013 Moore Street, Bristol, Virginia 24201

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  55. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

    Blacksburg, Virginia 24061-0131

    71 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  56. Virginia Western Community College

    3093 Colonial Ave, Roanoke, Virginia 24015

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  57. Virginia Commonwealth University

    910 W Franklin St, Richmond, Virginia 23284-2512

    170 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  58. University of Virginia-Main Campus

    Charlottesville, Virginia 22903

    25 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  59. Virginia University of Lynchburg

    2058 Garfield Ave, Lynchburg, Virginia 24501

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  60. Virginia State University

    One Hayden Drive, Petersburg, Virginia 23806

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  61. Virginia Wesleyan College

    1584 Wesleyan Dr, Norfolk, Virginia 23502-5599

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  62. Washington and Lee University

    204 West Washington Street, Lexington, Virginia 24450-2116

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  63. Wytheville Community College

    1000 E Main Street, Wytheville, Virginia 24382-3308

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  64. Argosy University-Washington D.C.

    1550 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 600, Arlington, Virginia 22209

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  65. Averett University-Non-Traditional Programs

    420 W Main St, Danville, Virginia 24541

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Cities

  1. Liberal Arts Schools in Lynchburg, VA5 Schools
  2. Liberal Arts Schools in Danville, VA3 Schools
  3. Liberal Arts Schools in Richmond, VA3 Schools
  4. Liberal Arts Schools in Norfolk, VA3 Schools
  5. Liberal Arts Schools in Arlington, VA3 Schools
  6. Liberal Arts Schools in Harrisonburg, VA2 Schools
  7. Liberal Arts Schools in Roanoke, VA2 Schools
  8. Liberal Arts Schools in Charlottesville, VA2 Schools
  9. Liberal Arts Schools in Hampton, VA2 Schools
  10. Liberal Arts Schools in Petersburg, VA2 Schools
  11. Liberal Arts Schools in Fredericksburg, VA1 Schools
  12. Liberal Arts Schools in Alberta, VA1 Schools
  13. Liberal Arts Schools in Staunton, VA1 Schools
  14. Liberal Arts Schools in Winchester, VA1 Schools
  15. Liberal Arts Schools in Chester, VA1 Schools
  16. Liberal Arts Schools in Buena Vista, VA1 Schools
  17. Liberal Arts Schools in Newport News, VA1 Schools
  18. Liberal Arts Schools in Lawrenceville, VA1 Schools
  19. Liberal Arts Schools in Clifton Forge, VA1 Schools
  20. Liberal Arts Schools in Middletown, VA1 Schools
  21. Liberal Arts Schools in Farmville, VA1 Schools
  22. Liberal Arts Schools in Lexington, VA1 Schools
  23. Liberal Arts Schools in Weyers Cave, VA1 Schools
  24. Liberal Arts Schools in Bridgewater, VA1 Schools
  25. Liberal Arts Schools in Blacksburg, VA1 Schools
  26. Liberal Arts Schools in Dublin, VA1 Schools
  27. Liberal Arts Schools in Ashland, VA1 Schools
  28. Liberal Arts Schools in Ferrum, VA1 Schools
  29. Liberal Arts Schools in Sweet Briar, VA1 Schools
  30. Liberal Arts Schools in Williamsburg, VA1 Schools
  31. Liberal Arts Schools in Martinsville, VA1 Schools
  32. Liberal Arts Schools in Bluefield, VA1 Schools
  33. Liberal Arts Schools in Salem, VA1 Schools
  34. Liberal Arts Schools in Richlands, VA1 Schools
  35. Liberal Arts Schools in Melfa, VA1 Schools
  36. Liberal Arts Schools in Bristol, VA1 Schools
  37. Liberal Arts Schools in Virginia Beach, VA1 Schools
  38. Liberal Arts Schools in Abingdon, VA1 Schools
  39. Liberal Arts Schools in Big Stone Gap, VA1 Schools
  40. Liberal Arts Schools in Annandale, VA1 Schools
  41. Liberal Arts Schools in Franklin, VA1 Schools
  42. Liberal Arts Schools in Wise, VA1 Schools
  43. Liberal Arts Schools in Fairfax, VA1 Schools
  44. Liberal Arts Schools in Emory, VA1 Schools
  45. Liberal Arts Schools in Wytheville, VA1 Schools

Statistics

Professional Trends

Virginia Vs. National Liberal Arts Employment

Virginia 2,150
National 69,880

Of all of the liberal arts professionals in the country, nearly 3% are in the state of Virginia.

Employment Growth for Liberal arts professionals In Virginia

1,710 1,930 2,080 2,060 2,150
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Virginia, liberal arts is a growing field. There were 440 more liberal arts professionals working in Virginia in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of liberal arts has grown by 26% in Virginia. This is faster than the trend for liberal arts professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of liberal arts professionals has grown by 18% between 2006 and 2010.

Liberal Arts VS. All Professions salaries in Virginia

$49,590 $51,620 $54,500 $54,850 $57,620
$46,318 $48,287 $49,095 $50,643 $51,501
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Liberal Arts
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by liberal arts professionals is increasing in Virginia. In 2006 liberal arts professionals made a mean salary of $49,590 per year, and in 2010 they made $57,620 per year.

Salary percentiles for Liberal arts professionals in Virginia

10th percentile
$31,130
25th percentile
$37,760
50th percentile
$53,730
75th percentile
$68,570
90th percentile
$100,370

Thus, liberal arts professionals' salaries grew by 14% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Virginia state, within the field of liberal arts, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid liberal arts professionals earn 222% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Liberal arts professionals and related professions in Virginia

English
$62,440
History
$60,035
Liberal Arts
$57,620
Math
$88,478
Music
$20,920

Liberal arts professionals in Virginia earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Liberal Arts programs available for each degree type for all schools in Virginia

associate
40
bachelor
58
master
8
doctor
2
Certificate
24
Total132

As the number of liberal arts professionals is increasing in Virginia state, the number of students graduating from the 65 accredited liberal arts schools in Virginia state is also increasing. In 2006 there were 5,458 liberal arts graduates from liberal arts courses in Virginia and in 2010 there were 7,980 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of liberal arts school degree or certificate graduates in Virginia by 46%. 44% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in liberal arts.

Liberal Arts Faculty Salaries in Virginia

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