Virginia Private Colleges Tour Week (July 25-30, 2016)
Each summer, Virginia’s private colleges come together to host a week of campus visit opportunities for college-bound juniors and seniors and their families. Sessions are typically offered Monday through Friday at 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m., and at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday. Registration is not required. This year, 24 colleges are participating in Virginia Private Colleges Tour week.
College Application Fee Waiver Available: 3 for Free!
Want to save money when applying to college? Visit three colleges participating in Virginia’s Private College Tour week and you will receive three college application fee waivers. Not only that, you may use the application fee waivers at any college participating in Virginia Private College Week–not just the ones you visited. As an added bonus, you will also be entered into a drawing to receive a $500 Amazon gift card.
Plan Your College Visits
To get directions to any of the colleges listed below, click on Explore in the menu on SmartCollegeVisit.com. Then, enter the name of the college you want to visit. Click the name of the college to access that college’s profile page. Each profile page provides directions to campus, a search box to find the hotels closest to campus and a list of nearby restaurants.
If you’re not sure what to ask, explore our Question Guides for examples ranging from student-t0-student questions to questions parents should ask about financial aid.
The following colleges will participate in Virginia Private College Tour Week:
Eastern Mennonite University
Emory & Henry College
Jefferson College of Health Sciences
Mary Baldwin College
Southern Virginia University
Sweet Briar College
University of Richmond
Virginia Union University
Virginia Wesleyan College
Washington and Lee University
For more details about the 2016 Virginia Private College Tour Week, go to Council of Independent Colleges in Virginia.