Total Cost $16,799
Total Enrollment 5,366
Student-to-Faculty Ratio 17 : 1

Virginia State University
One Hayden Drive, Petersburg, Virginia 23806
(804) 524-5000

Virginia State University, America's first fully state supported four-year institution of higher learning for Blacks, is a comprehensive university and one of two land-grant institutions in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Its mission is to promote and sustain academic programs that integrate instruction, research, and extension/public service in a design most responsive to the needs and endeavors of individuals and groups within its scope of influence. Ultimately, the University is dedicated to the promotion of knowledgeable, perceptive, and humane citizens--secure in their self-awareness, equipped for personal fulfillment, sensitive to the needs and aspirations of others, and committed to assuming productive roles more »

Information based on 2010 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.

General Information
Institution Type 4-year, Public
Special Learning Opportunities ROTC (Army)
Teacher certification
Distance learning opportunities
Study abroad
Weekend/evening college
Student Services Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Religious Affiliation Not applicable
Federal Aid Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Degrees/Certificates Offered Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Campus Setting Suburb: Large
Disability Services Student 3% or less
Admissions Office Phone (804) 524-5045
Admissions Office Email [email protected]
Admissions Office Address 1 Hayden Petersburg, VA 23803
Admissions Transfer URL
Admissions Website
Application Website
Application Fee $25

In order to be accepted to Virginia State University, you should have:

  • A High School GPA
  • A High School Record
  • SAT and ACT test scores
Test Scores
Virginia State University SAT SCORES
SAT Reading (25th Percentile) 380
SAT Reading (75th Percentile) 460
SAT Math (25th Percentile) 380
SAT Math (75th Percentile) 460
SAT Writing (25th Percentile) 370
SAT Writing (75th Percentile) 450
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