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Virginia State University

Petersburg, VA
University Website: www.vsu.edu
Apply Online: www.vsu.edu/pages/1873.asp
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Virginia State University is a historically black, land-grant university located north of the Appomattox River in Ettrick, Chesterfield County, near Petersburg, Virginia. Founded on March 6, 1882 (1882-03-06), Virginia State developed as the United States's first fully state-supported four-year institution of higher learning for black Americans[citation needed]. The university is a member-school of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund.

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Fast Facts

  • Public, Four or more years
  • students
  • $12,774.00 avg tuition

One Hayden Drive
Petersburg, VA 23806
(804) 524-5000

Apply online Admissions:
www.vsu.edu/pages/168.asp
Financial Aid:
www.vsu.edu/pages/5200.asp

Areas of Study:

  • Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Engineering Technologies And Engineering Related Fields
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Virginia State University

Statistics:
Applied 7,450
Admitted 4,303 58%
Enrolled total 1,259
Full Time: 1,249
Part Time 10
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 390 460
SAT Math 390 470
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 380 460
ACT Composite 16 19
ACT English 14 19
ACT Math 16 18
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 71%
4-year graduation rate 25%
6-year graduation rate 44%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Do not know
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Virginia State University

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $4,406.00 $4,406.00 $12,774.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $2,684.00 $2,684.00 $3,214.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $308.00 $308.00 $656.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $6,190.00 $6,190.00 $14,228.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $2,184.00 $2,184.00 $2,714.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $382.00 $382.00 $717.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $8,880.00 $0.00 $0.00
Other Expenses $1,675.00 $0.00 $0.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $25.00
Graduate Application Fee $25.00
Books and Supplies $1,300.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 90%
Percent receiving grant aid 85%
Avg amount of grant aid $5,220.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 87%
Avg amount of student loan aid $8,379.00

Virginia State University

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
AGRICULTURE, AGRICULTURE OPERATIONS, AND RELATED SCIENCES
Agriculture, General X
Plant Sciences, General X
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X
Business Administration and Management, General X
Business/Managerial Economics X X
Hospitality Administration/Management, General X
Marketing/Marketing Management, General X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Mass Communication/Media Studies X
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer Science X X
Information Technology X
EDUCATION
Business Teacher Education X
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services X
Curriculum and Instruction X
Educational Leadership and Administration, General X
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching X
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education X X
ENGINEERING
Computer Engineering, General X
Manufacturing Engineering X
ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES AND ENGINEERING-RELATED FIELDS
Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other X
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields, Other X
Industrial Technology/Technician X
Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians, Other X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X X
FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES/HUMAN SCIENCES
Family and Consumer Economics and Related Services, Other X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse X
HISTORY
History, General X X
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other X
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other X X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X
Physics, General X X
PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology, General X X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Public Administration X
Social Work X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Political Science and Government, General X
Sociology X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Music Performance, General X
Visual and Performing Arts, General X

Virginia State University Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
TJF Hungry For Education Scholarship $1,250 December 01, 2016

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