Arlington Colleges, Universities, Trade and Vocational Schools

Arlington Colleges and Schools

Colleges in Arlington, Virginia

There are at least 10 colleges in Arlington, listed and described below. These schools represent 3,832 or more students (full-time and part-time), a combined student body equivalent to 3,324 full-time students, and a reported 750 dorm rooms.

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Of Note For College Students

  • Arlington is notable for the large percent of its residents with college degrees.
  • There are a lot of studio and one-bedroom apartments in Arlington.
  • A lot of people walk and bicycle in Arlington.

Featured Colleges in the Arlington Area (QuickSchools™)

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Argosy University

Arlington, VA

Welcome to Argosy University

Argosy University offers doctoral, master's, and bachelor's degree programs to students through its eight colleges:  College of Behavioral Sciences, Graduate School of Business and Management, College of Education,  College of Health Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Creative Arts and Design, College of Clinical Psychology and Western State College of Law at Argosy University as well as certificate programs in many areas.

  • Program Categories: Business, Psychology, Counseling and Mental Health
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Associate
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Arlington Colleges with Open Admissions

Schools open to most or all qualified applicants (qualifications vary).
Based on 2008-2009 information.

Graham Webb International Academy of Hair
1621 N. Kent St, Suite 1617 Ll Rosslyn Plaza
Arlington, VA 22209-2131

  • Programs: cosmetology, aesthetician and skin care
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 180 students, 202 full-time equivalent.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance.

Colleges in Arlington with Selective Admissions

These schools do not admit all qualified applicants.
Based on 2008-2009 information.

Institute for the Psychological Sciences
2001 Jefferson Davis Highway, Suite 511
Arlington, VA 22202

  • Programs: clinical psychology, psychology
  • Degrees/Certificates: Master's.
  • Student Body: 43 students, 42 full-time equivalent.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Study abroad option.

Marymount University
2807 N Glebe Rd
Arlington, VA 22207-4299

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: business management, registered nursing, forensic psychology, interior design, physical therapy, human resources, elementary school teaching, liberal arts and sciences
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Bachelor's. Master's.
  • Student Body: 3,609 students, 3,080 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 750 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 440-540. Math: 440-540. Writing: 440-540.
  • Flexibility: AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Remedial services. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.
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Colleges in Nearby Cities and Towns

(Student count includes part-time and full-time; not all students live in the city or town. Data as of 2007.)

City/Town Colleges Pop.
Students Dorms
Alexandria Colleges 3 128,283 140  
Annandale Colleges 3 54,994 41,379  
Fairfax Colleges 2 21,498 30,276 4,865
Herndon Colleges 2 21,655 72  
Manassas Colleges 8 35,135 385  

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