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Virginia Union University

Richmond, VA, USA
3.41 Average Rating

Founded in 1865, Virginia Union University is a private, historically black institution of higher education in Richmond, VA. VUU is affiliated with the American Baptist Churches USA and the National Baptist Convention. The school offers a theology program and is part of the Washington Theological Consortium. Favored fields of study include criminology, psychology, and education.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Baptist
  • HBCU
  • Coed

Need Blind

This school does not consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Small city

0
100
42%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
No
ACT
No
Transcript
Yes

Important Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Fall Regular Decision June 30, 2019
Spring Regular Decision November 30, 2019

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
52%
Out-Of-State Students
47%
9%
Submitting ACT
32%
Submitting SAT
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
1,674
Total Number of Undergrads
1,295
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

0
100
16%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
27%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
15:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$20,469
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$17,448
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$17,448
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$8,512
Books and Supplies
$1500

Aid & Grants

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
96%
Average Aid Per Year
$9,848
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
96%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,947
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$6,254

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
88%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$6,131
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$31,000
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$330
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
46%
54%
Student Organizations
7
Size of Town
Small city
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
Yes
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

On-campus living required of freshman
No

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
Panthers
School Colors
Maroon/Steel
Varsity Athletics Association
NCAA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Central Intercollegiate Athletic Assoc

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
No
Campus emergency phones
No
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Richmond
Washington
New York
Norfolk
Baltimore
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$32,000
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What Students Are Saying

3.41 Average Rating
there rate will be an A and from a scale from 1-10 will give the school a 9.5
Arthur from Tampa, FL
You'll definitely fall in love with the campus. full of adventure & activities. I would love to encourage more people to enroll
student
vuu is an excellent school and it is rich in black history. it reinforces exactly what i'm majoring in - history and how it applies to current events. i would recommend vuu to any perspective student.
Timothy from Vienna, VA

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