Higher Education

Central Virginia is home to a robust higher education network, educating over 39,000 students every year.  With the University of Virginia, a top-ranked public university, Piedmont Virginia Community College, and Germanna Community College, Central Virginia’s higher education network can offer businesses access to workforce training, a pipeline of workers with advanced skills, and research and innovation.

Educational Institution Number of Students 2021
University of Virginia – Undergraduate 18,066
University of Virginia – Graduate 9,049
Germanna Community College 7,225
Piedmont Virginia Community College 5,312
Regional Total 39,652


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