Virginia State University

Petersburg, VA, USA
3.62 Average Rating

Virginia State University is an Historically Black College and University in central Virginia and the nation’s first fully state-supported university for African Americans. The VSU campus hosts colleges of Business, Education, Agriculture, Humanities, Natural Sciences, and Engineering which confer bachelor’s degrees in 31 fields of study. In addition to classroom facilities, Virginia State is home to an agricultural research center and 416-acre farm. Additionally, Virginia State features a scenic campus located on a bluff overlooking the Appomattox River.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • HBCU
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Suburb
In State Students
67%
Out of State Students
32%
0
100
91%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 17
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 857
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Fall Regular Decision May 1, 2019
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
4,713
Total Number of Undergrads
4,302
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Summer Sessions
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
23%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
43%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
14:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$13,617
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$9,056
Out-of-State Tuition
$20,307
0
100
60%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
92%
Average Aid Per Year
$5,876
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
43%
57%
Student Organizations
95
Size of Town
Suburb: Large
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Richmond
Washington
Norfolk
New York
Atlanta
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$33,300
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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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