Overview

Student Population
4,713
Virginia State University overview
Location Petersburg, Virginia
Online vsu.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Virginia State University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Religious Affiliation Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Petersburg, Virginia, Virginia State University is a mid-size four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 6,307 prospective students applied, and 5,746 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,145 enrolled in the school.  4,278 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 435 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $5,540 plus fees of $3,516. VSU is ranked 1421 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


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Getting In

Admission Standards
Extremely Easy 
Virginia State University overview
SAT 900/1090
ACT 15/19
GPA 2.8
Applications Accepted
91.1% 
Virginia State University overview
Applications Due May 1, 2020
Applicant Competition Very Low

Annual Cost to Attend

Virginia Resident Tuition
$5,540
In State Costs for Virginia State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,300
Other Fees$3,516
Room and Board $11,208
Budget for Other Expenses$1,675
Total One Year Cost$23,239
Out of State Tuition
$16,060
Out of State Costs for Virginia State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,300
Other Fees$3,516
Room and Board $11,208
Budget for Other Expenses$1,675
Total One Year Cost$33,759

Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$36,700 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
40% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Virginia State University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 17%
Education 14%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting 10%
Psychology 8%
General Studies 7%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=234155 IPEDS survey data for Virginia State University.