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Virginia Hall

Houses administration offices. It was built in 19..

Foster Hall

The Student Union was named after our 4th Presiden..

Memorial Library

This is the main library for the campus and it pro..

Foster Hall Student Union

Student Life is enhanced through activities offere..

The Fountain of Knowledge

Students socialize, reflect and study at the fount..

Willimas Hall and Seward Hall

Williams Hall is a freshman male residence hall co..

Residence Hall Room

Freshmen may live in a residential hall with a roo..

Biology Lab

This lab is located in Owens Hall. The Biology De..

Nursing Lab

This lab is located in Hunter McDaniel. The Nursi..

Virginia Hall

Houses administration offices. It was built in 1902. The president's office is located here. There is a wonderful overview of the Appomatox River and the city of Petersburg.

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school information

University Name Virginia State University
Location 102 GANDY HALL - PO BOX 9031, PETERSBURG, Virginia, 23806-0001
General information 8045245000
Year established 1882
Type Public - Four or more years
Historically black college or university
Highest Degree offered Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Campus Setting Suburban
Total number of applicants 7715
Percent of applicants admitted 95 %
New admissions percent of total enrollment 15 %

Test scores 25th Percentile * 75th Percentile **
SAT Critical Reading and Writing 430 510
SAT Math 400 500
ACT Composite 15 20
ACT English 14 19
ACT Math 15 18

*25% of students scored at or below
**75% of students scored at or below
- Data not available or not applicable for this institution

Total enrollment 4385  
Undergraduate enrollment 3996  
Full-time undergrads 3862  
Part-time undergrads 134  
Graduate enrollment 389  
Student body coed  
Men 39%  
Women 61%  

    Degrees include:

    Agriculture Business Engineering
    Historically Black Law Medical
    Nursing Veterinarian Visual and Performing Arts
    Psychology Education Computer Science
    Communications Biology

    Special programs

    • ROTC
    • Study abroad


    • Member of NAA
    • Member of NCAA

    Men sports Women sports
    • Basketball
    • Cross country
    • Golf
    • Soccer
    • Swimming & diving
    • Tennis
    • Track & field
    • Volleyball
    • Wrestling
    • Blog
    • Basketball
    • Cross country
    • Golf
    • Soccer
    • Swimming & diving
    • Tennis
    • Track & field
    • Volleyball
    • Wrestling
    • Blog

    Estimated expenses - undergrads In-state Out-of-state  
    Tuition $5540 $16542  
    Required fees $3614 $4367  
    Room and board - -  

    Estimated financial aid - undergrads % Receiving Average Amount  
    Grant or scholarship aid 92% $6552  
    Pell grants 67% $4875  
    Federal student loan 92% $7663  

    * Information is based on Academic Year data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. Please visit the school's official website for the most current information.

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