Higher Education

Central Virginia is home to a robust higher education network, educating over 36,000 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 2022
University of Virginia – Undergraduate 16,793
University of Virginia – Graduate 6,928
Germanna Community College 7,496
Piedmont Virginia Community College 4,997
Regional Total 36,214


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