Virginia State University

, VA,
3.62 Average Rating

An HBCU and public land-grant university, Virginia State is the nation’s first fully state-supported university for black Americans. U.S News & World Report ranks VSU as #31 in Historically Black Colleges and Universities and #41 in Top Public Schools. The university has its own agricultural research center and 416-acre farm. VSU is a member of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund with communications, physical education teaching, and criminal justice among the top majors.


Average Net Price
In-State Tuition
Out-of-State Tuition
Institution Type
  • HBCU
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Suburb
In State Students
Out of State Students
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 17
Average SAT Composite: 857

What Students Are Saying

3.62 Average Rating
it's a very amazing place to enjoy. you have wonderful education, great outdoor view, and diverse people.
Angela from Richmond, VA
Virginia State is one of the best H.B.C.U's in the state. The population at Virginia State allows you to get a personal relationship with the professors and the other students. The faculty here is great.
Ashley from Richmond, VA

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