Which Virginia schools receive the most state student aid?


Virginia Commonwealth University, Old Dominion University and George Mason University reported receiving the most state financial aid during the 2018-19 academic year among Virginia schools, according to an analysis of federal data.

The analysis is based on data reported annually to the U.S. Department of Education.

Top Virginia recipients of state student aid

Rank
School
City
Enrollment
Number receiving aid
Total amount
Average aid per student
1
Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond
30,697
2,053
$10,542,833
$5,135
2
Old Dominion University
Norfolk
24,176
1,234
$5,824,210
$4,720
3
George Mason University
Fairfax
37,316
1,236
$4,858,705
$3,931
4
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Blacksburg
34,683
1,065
$3,935,741
$3,696
5
Norfolk State University
Norfolk
5,204
572
$3,691,290
$6,453
6
James Madison University
Harrisonburg
21,751
606
$3,527,059
$5,820
7
Northern Virginia Community College
Annandale
50,929
1,792
$2,924,040
$1,632
8
University of Virginia-Main Campus
Charlottesville
24,639
202
$2,623,457
$12,987
9
Liberty University
Lynchburg
79,152
758
$2,408,437
$3,177
10
Radford University
Radford
9,335
461
$2,208,344
$4,790

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George Mason University James Madison University Liberty University Norfolk State University Northern Virginia Community College Old Dominion University Radford University University of Virginia-Main Campus Virginia Commonwealth University Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

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