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Virginia State University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$20,334 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$5,172 tuition
$10,562 on campus room & board
$1,300 books and supplies
$3,300 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$30,864 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$14,992 tuition
$10,562 on campus room & board
$1,300 books and supplies
$4,010 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$1,315 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
92% of students receive aid
67% get federal aid ($4,929 avg)
43% get state aid ($3,879 avg)
62% get institn'l aid ($1,315 avg)
92% get loans ($8,015 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 2.86% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 3.39% 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

$5,228,046
Annual Aid Awarded
Aid/Loans
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $6,276 92%
Federal Grant Aid $4,929 67%
Pell Grants $4,722 67%
Other Federal Grants $1,937 7%
Institution Grant Aid $1,315 62%
State Grant Aid $3,879 43%
Student Loans $8,015 92%
Federal Loans $7,900 90%
Other Loans $11,492 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 $369
Out of State $817

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 3
  • Donia - District Heights, MD
  • Aug-20-2017 I am a current student here

    I believe the cost of the tuition is reasonable. Hopefully, I can find off campus housing, so I will have less cost for tuition.

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  • 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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