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Virginia Union University Admission Requirements

Richmond, Virginia

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Chances of getting into Virginia Union University

Acceptance Rate

Admitted 
75%
Admission Difficulty for Virginia Union University
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Unavailable 
Applicant Competition Very Low 
How hard is it to get into Virginia Union University and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Virginia Union University is 75%.  It ranks #0 in Virginia for lowest rate of acceptance. Virginia Union University is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 4,678 out of 6,208 applicants were admitted.

Virginia Union University typically accepts and attracts "B-" average high school students with an average GPA around 2.71. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the lower half of their high school class. 8% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The Virginia Union University application fee is $25 and applications are due by Jun 15.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Virginia Union University. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 78% of students submitted SAT scores and 14% submitted ACT scores for admission for the 2021/2022 academic year..

Virginia Union University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
760-940
Applicants Submitting SAT 
78%
SAT Scores for Virginia Union University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 390
SAT Math 25th 370
SAT Composite 25th 760
SAT Scores for Virginia Union University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 480
SAT Math 75th 460
SAT Composite 75th 940
Average SAT Score 850

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Virginia Union University?

Virginia Union University typically prefers applicants to be in the top 94 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 760 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 670. The average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 850 out of 1600. Virginia Union University ranks #0 in Virginia for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 78 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Virginia Union University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
940 and Above Good >85%
850 to 940 Avg + 75%-85%
760 to 850 Avg - 61%-75%
670 to 760 Reach 45%-61%
Less than 670 Low <45%
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Virginia Union University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
13-17 
Applicants Submitting ACT 
14%
ACT Scores for Virginia Union University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 13
ACT Math 25th 15
ACT Composite 25th 13
ACT Scores for Virginia Union University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 18
ACT Math 75th 18
ACT Composite 75th 17
Average ACT Score 15

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Virginia Union University?

Admission data indicates that Virginia Union University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 13 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 93 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 11 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 15 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 17 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #0 in Virginia for highest average ACT composite score. 14 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Virginia Union University.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Virginia Union University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
17 and Above Good >85%
15 to 17 Avg + 75%-85%
13 to 15 Avg - 61%-75%
11 to 13 Reach 45%-61%
Less than 11 Low <45%
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Virginia Union University GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
2.71
Typical High School Grades 
B-

What GPA do you need to get into Virginia Union University?

You can get into Virginia Union University with below average high school grades. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Virginia Union University was 2.71 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #0 in Virginia for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 2.71 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Virginia Union University accepts 75% of all applicants.

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GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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High School Class Rank

66% of Virginia Union University freshman were in the lower half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Virginia Union University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 5%
Top 25% of class 11%
Top 50% of class 34%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

Applying

Admission Statistics

Virginia Union University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 3,801 2,407 6,208
Accepted 2,872 1,806 4,678
Acceptance Rate 76% 75% 75%
Enrolled 184 175 359
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 6% 10% 8%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jun 15, 2023
Days left to Apply
197

Applicants have 197 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Jun 15, 2023.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Virginia Union University is $25.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Virginia Union University and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Virginia Union University Application Requirements
Test Scores Considered but not required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Considered but not required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Considered but not required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Virginia Union University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

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

FAQs

Does Virginia Union University prefer SAT or ACT?

78% of students submit their SAT scores to Virginia Union University. 14% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Virginia Union University?

75% of those who apply are granted admission to Virginia Union University. Admission competition is and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Virginia Union University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 760 and 940. 78% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Virginia Union University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 13 and 17. 14% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.