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Virginia

Virginia Schools Site Evaluation

There are a total of 147 colleges in Virginia. Of these, 88 have a Facebook page, 59 have a Twitter account and 72 have a YouTube channel.

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Color

Exactly 103 of the 147 Virginia school websites use white as the primary color on their websites. The most commonly paired colors with white for school websites in Virginia are white (91.2%) and grey (48.3%).

Aside from white, other colors used as the predominant color on Virginia school websites include yellow (9.5%), grey (8.2%) and blue (6.1%).

The colors used on the largest schools' websites in Virginia are as follows:

  1. Northern Virginia Community College: white 11% and grey 4.6%
  2. Liberty University: white 12% and red 5.1%
  3. Virginia Commonwealth University: green 7% and grey 6.2%

Font

The font of choice used on the largest number of Virginia school websites is Arial. Approximately 42.2% of Virginia schools use Arial as the primary font on their websites. Other popular fonts used on Virginia school websites are Verdana (23.1%) and Tahoma (10.9%).

The following fonts are used on the websites for the largest Virginia schools:

  1. Northern Virginia Community College: Trebuchet
  2. Liberty University: Georgia
  3. Virginia Commonwealth University: Arial

Social Presence

As mentioned above, 59.9% of Virginia schools have Facebook pages. On average, these schools update their Facebook status 3 times a week. And the average number of "likes" Virginia schools have is 6,129. The Virginia schools with the greatest number of Facebook "likes" are:

  1. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University: 78,392 "likes"
  2. University of Virginia - Main Campus: 54,226 "likes"
  3. Liberty University: 53,273 "likes"

In addition, 49% of Virginia schools have Twitter accounts. On average, these schools tweet updates 6 times a week. And, on average, Virginia schools have 1,206 Twitter followers. The Virginia schools with the greatest number of Twitter followers are:

  1. Liberty University: 10,592 followers
  2. University of Virginia - Main Campus: 9,795 followers
  3. College of William and Mary: 5,936 followers

And 40.1% of Virginia schools have YouTube channels. On average, these schools have 72 posted videos. And, on average, Virginia schools have 129 subscribers to their YouTube channels. The Virginia schools with the greatest number of subscribers are:

  1. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University: 1,231 subscribers
  2. Liberty University: 920 subscribers
  3. Old Dominion University: 631 subscribers

Web Metrics

The volume of traffic on Virginia school websites is average in comparison to traffic on school websites around the nation. The schools websites with the highest Alexa Rank in Virginia are:

  1. University of Phoenix - Richmond Campus: Alexa Rank of 2,441
  2. University of Phoenix - Northern Virginia Campus: Alexa Rank of 2,441
  3. University of Virginia - Main Campus: Alexa Rank of 5,316

The Virginia school websites with the lowest Alexa Rank are:

  1. Bon Secours Memorial College of Nursing: Alexa Rank of 22,636,555
  2. Columbia College: Alexa Rank of 19,803,700
  3. Wards Corner Beauty Academy - Norfolk: Alexa Rank of 19,718,746
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