#18 Best Private Colleges in Virginia

Virginia Union University

Richmond, Virginia

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Student Population
Virginia Union University overview
Location Richmond, Virginia
Online vuu.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Midsize City
Religious Affiliation Baptist
Virginia Union University overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Richmond, Virginia, Virginia Union University is a small four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Baptist faith. In the most recent statistical year 6,397 prospective students applied, and 2,799 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 185 enrolled in the school.  1,400 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 152 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $15,530 plus fees of $2,218. Virginia Union University is ranked 1027 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.



Virginia Union University is rated within the lower 18% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 2 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

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Admission Standards
Extremely Easy
Virginia Union University overview
SAT 780/970
ACT 15/18
GPA 2.61
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Jun 15, 2021
Applicant Competition Average

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Virginia Union University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,500
Other Fees$2,218
Room and Board $8,598
Budget for Other Expenses$3,512
Total One Year Cost$31,358

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$33,300 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
29% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Virginia Union University students
Subject Percent of Class
Social Sciences 35%
Business 20%
Communication 9%
Psychology 7%
Human Services 7%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=234164 IPEDS survey data for Virginia Union University.