Education

EDUCATION IN THE NRV

Outstanding educational opportunities are available in Virginia’s New River Valley. The region is home to several world-class colleges and universities, and the local K-12 school districts consistently rank among some of the highest in the state.

EDUCATION STATS

12,404 HIGHER
EDUCATION GRADUATES

9 K-12 PUBLIC
HIGH SCHOOLS

20,062 K-12 PUBLIC
SCHOOL STUDENTS

Source: National Center for Education Statistics, 2019 – 2020 school year

Higher Education in Virginia’s New River Valley

K-12 Public Schools in Virginia’s New River Valley

NRV Education Accolade 1

NRV Education Accolade 2

NRV Education Accolade 3

NRV Education Accolade 4

Private Schools in Virginia’s New River Valley

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VT and Radford Among Best Value Colleges in Virginia

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NRV Accolades and Awards in 2020

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RU Ranked #33 Southern Regional University by U.S. News & World Report

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