Petersburg, VA has three higher education schools within its city limits. Virginia State University, the highest ranked school in the city, has a total student population of 5,366. It is the 603rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 20th highest in the state of Virginia (#1 is Washington and Lee University). Petersburg lies in Petersburg county, which is one of the 61 counties in Virginia. The Richmond, VA area has 595,920 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $21.03/hr average worker wage, and a $43,740 average annual salary.
Of the 3 schools in Petersburg, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Virginia State University comes out as the most expensive ($10,202/yr), with Richard Bland College of the College of William and Mary as the lowest recorded at only $8,584/yr.Popular Bars in Petersburg:
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Petersburg|
|Highland Springs||VA||-||1||3.25189||0||22.4 miles|
|Newport News||VA||182,057||4||29.3064||58||50.2 miles|
|Virginia Beach||VA||439,564||9||17.32||116||82.5 miles|
|Rocky Mount||NC||57,428||2||10.9274||84||90.6 miles|