Virginia (VA) is nicknamed the “Old Dominion” and sometimes the “Mother of Presidents” because it is the birthplace of eight U.S. presidents. The standard of education in this American state is very good, ranking among the top 10 in the country. Virginia is home to more than 160 colleges and universities amongst which the oldest is The College of William and Mary (1693) and the youngest is the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine (2010.)
Virginia is ranked #16 among all American states in terms of the number of foreign students studying in its universities & colleges. As of 2015, there were 18,220 international students studying in Virginia out of which 12.1% were Indian students.
Other well known colleges in VA: