Virtual Virginia offers online Advanced Placement, world language, elective, and core academic courses to students across the Commonwealth, the nation, and throughout the world. Virtual Virginia is committed to providing high-quality, rigorous course content with the flexibility to meet schools’ and students’ varied schedules. The program strives to provide instruction that meets the individual needs of students.
Virtual Virginia Review
Student Type: Only teens
Offers Diploma: No
About Virtual Virginia
As a program of the Virginia Department of Education, Virtual Virginia offers an interactive online environment in which students can learn. Each course contains video segments, audio clips, whiteboard interaction, multimedia activities, and online discussions, as well as text.
Instructors are available for telephone and online communication with students throughout the day. Full-time instructors are online with students at least 40 hours per week. Adjunct instructors have posted office hours. Virtual Virginia courses offer a rich multimedia learning environment that appeals to a variety of learning styles. Virtual Virginia courses can be scheduled flexibly throughout the day, as courses do not have to be taken in ‘real’ time.
Virtual Virginia Accreditation
Contact Virtual Virginia directly for accreditation information.
Virtual Virginia Programs
Virtual Virginia’s web-based courses are built by teams of content area experts, online learning experts, and instructional designers. Course materials include readings, simulations, flash-based interactive practice, video files, and audio files. Students move through the course material at the pace of their cohort/start date. Benchmark due dates are established to ensure that students stay on pace to complete the course by the end of school year, but students have flexibility between those due dates.
Virtual Virginia Admissions
Students in middle and high schools who meet the course prerequisites must get approval their local school counselor to enroll in Virginia Virtual. Only home school students may register directly online. For more information on the school’s admission requirements, contact the school directly.
Virtual VirginiaTuition Cost
Virginia Virtual is tuition-free for public school students in Virginia.
Tuition for Virginia private and home school students is $500 per 1 credit course and $300 per 0.5 credit course, for all courses.Tuition for out-of-state and out-of-country students is $650 per 1 credit course and $450 per 0.5 credit course, for all courses. There is a $75 communications surcharge for all out-of-country students. Textbooks and other materials are the responsibility of the enrolling party.