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Virginia State University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$18,400 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$4,550 tuition
$9,680 on campus room & board
$1,300 books
$2,870 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$27,368 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$12,988 tuition
$9,680 on campus room & board
$1,300 books
$3,400 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$1,194 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
92% of students receive aid
67% get federal aid ($4,959 avg)
45% get state aid ($3,514 avg)
65% get institn'l aid ($1,194 avg)
92% get loans ($7,412 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 6.33% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 4.15% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

$7,293,280
Annual Aid Awarded
Aid/Loans
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $6,124 92%
Federal Grant Aid $4,959 67%
Pell Grants $4,756 67%
Other Federal Grants $1,781 8%
Institution Grant Aid $1,194 65%
State Grant Aid $3,514 45%
Student Loans $7,412 92%
Federal Loans $7,368 90%
Other Loans $9,564 2%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
- Y N Y N
$1,500 Y N Y N
$7,000 Y N N N
$3,500 Y N N N
- N
-
-
$500 - $1,000 N Y N
Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 31
Financial aid deadline: May 1
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Virginia State University offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
1 Hayden Drive
Petersburg, VA 23806
(804) 524-5000
http://www.vsu.edu/financial-aid/index.php
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $321
Out of State $673

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Jasmine from Randallstown, MD
  • Sep-11-2013 I am a current student here

    Students that come to Virginia State will love the campus unity and the curriculum. Virginia State University is preparing its students for great careers after graduation. My education is an investment. I am glad to be a part of the Virginia State legacy.

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  • 3
  • Brooks from Richmond, VA
  • Aug-07-2013 I am a current student here

    The school store has special deals on items for students and visitors alike. Around the school there are places that accept Trojan dollars (Money students usually use in the school store) as a way of payment.

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