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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 6650
Percent of applicants admitted 77 %
New admissions percent of total enrollment 15 %

Test scores 25th Percentile * 75th Percentile **
SAT Critical Reading 390 480
SAT Math 380 460
SAT Writing 370 450
ACT Composite 15 21
ACT English 13 20
ACT Math 16 20
ACT Writing - -

*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 4696  
Undergraduate enrollment 4241  
Full-time undergrads 4032  
Part-time undergrads 209  
Graduate enrollment 455  
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 $5022 $14556  
    Required fees $3204 $3842  
    Room and board - -  

    Estimated financial aid - undergrads % Receiving Average Amount  
    Grant or scholarship aid 92% $6276  
    Pell grants 67% $4722  
    Federal student loan 90% $7900  

    * 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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