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Virginia Union University Admission Requirements

Richmond, Virginia

Chances of getting into Virginia Union University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
43.8%
Admission Difficulty for Virginia Union University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionAverage

How hard is it to get into Virginia Union University and can I get accepted? The school has a 44% acceptance rate ranking it #9 in Virginia for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,799 out of 6,397 applicants were admitted making Virginia Union University a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 86 percent. Virginia Union University typically accepts and attracts "C+" average high school students. Only 7% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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Find out which students are getting accepted at Virginia Union University, which are not, and how your GPA, SAT, or ACT scores compare.

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Virginia Union University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
780-970
Applicants Submitting SAT
78%
SAT Scores for Virginia Union University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 400
SAT Math 25th 380
SAT Composite 25th 780
SAT Scores for Virginia Union University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 490
SAT Math 75th 480
SAT Composite 75th 970
Average SAT Score 880

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 requires applicants to be in the top 92 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 780 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 680. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 880 out of 1600. The school ranks #38 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.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Virginia Union University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
970 and Above Good >57%
875 to 970 Avg + 44%-57%
780 to 875 Avg - 32%-44%
685 to 780 Reach 21%-32%
Less than 685 Low <21%
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Virginia Union University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
15-18 
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 15
ACT Scores for Virginia Union University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 17
ACT Math 75th 18
ACT Composite 75th 18
Average ACT Score 16

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 15 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 81 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 16 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 18 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #38 in Virginia for highest average ACT composite score. 14 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Virginia Union University.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Virginia Union University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
18 and Above Good >61%
16 to 18 Avg + 44%-61%
15 to 16 Avg - 36%-44%
14 to 15 Reach 28%-36%
Less than 14 Low <28%
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Virginia Union University GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
2.61
Typical High School Grades
C+

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 2.61 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily C+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #41 in Virginia for highest average GPA. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Virginia Union University will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Virginia Union University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 2% Good
3.50 to 3.75 2% Good
3.25 to 3.50 7% Good
3.00 to 3.25 10% Good
2.75 to 3.00 33% Good
2.50 to 2.75 43% Avg -
2.25 to 2.50 2% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 1% Reach

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

High School Class Rank

High School Class Rank for admitted Virginia Union University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 4%
Top 25% of class 14%
Top 50% of class 33%
Bottom 50% of class 26%
Bottom 25% of class 14%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

Virginia Union University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 4,021 2,376 6,397
Accepted 1,814 985 2,799
Acceptance Rate 45% 41% 44%
Enrolled 99 86 185
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 5% 9% 7%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Jun 30, 2020
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2020 has passed. Applications were due on Jun 30, 2020.

Admission Requirements

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

Virginia Union University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations 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

Other Colleges to Consider

Other Colleges to Consider
Subject Percent of Class
C
Chowan University

Murfreesboro, North Carolina

M
Mid Atlantic Christian University

Elizabeth City, North Carolina

A
Averett University

Danville, Virginia

F
Ferrum College

Ferrum, Virginia

W
Wesley College

Dover, Delaware

B
Bennett College for Women

Greensboro, North Carolina

J
Johnson C Smith University

Charlotte, North Carolina

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?

44% of those who apply are granted admission to Virginia Union University. Admission competition is low and the college has extremely easy 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 780 and 970. 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 15 and 18. 14% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.


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