Virginia Union University Admission Requirements

Acceptance Rate

Admission Difficulty for Virginia Union University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionAverage

Can I get into Virginia Union University? The school has a 44% acceptance rate. Last year, 1,887 out of 4,296 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 80 percent. Virginia Union University typically accepts and attracts "C+" average high school students. Only 21% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

SAT Requirements

SAT Range
Applicants Submitting SAT
SAT Scores for Virginia Union University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 460
SAT Math 25th 440
SAT Composite 25th 900
SAT Scores for Virginia Union University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 570
SAT Math 75th 530
SAT Composite 75th 1100
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 78 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 900 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 800. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1000 out of 1600. 32 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Virginia Union University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1100 and Above Good >57%
1000 to 1100 Avg + 44%-57%
900 to 1000 Avg - 32%-44%
800 to 900 Reach 21%-32%
Less than 800 Low <21%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
Applicants Submitting ACT
ACT Scores for Virginia Union University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 12
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 15
ACT Scores for Virginia Union University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 19
ACT Math 75th 19
ACT Composite 75th 20
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 12 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 18 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 20 and above have very competitive chances. 9 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Virginia Union University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Virginia Union University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
20 and Above Good >60%
17 to 20 Avg + 44%-60%
15 to 17 Avg - 34%-44%
13 to 15 Reach 25%-34%
Less than 13 Low <25%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Avg. High School GPA
Typical High School Grades

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. 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 Admission Chances
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

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%

Admission Statistics

Virginia Union University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,701 1,595 4,296
Accepted 1,157 730 1,887
Acceptance Rate 43% 46% 44%
Enrolled 192 209 401
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 17% 29% 21%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jun 30, 2019
Days left to Apply

Applicants have 97 days left until the Fall 2019 term applications are due on Jun 30, 2019.

Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Virginia Union University before the Jun 30 application deadline.

SAT Test Date Scores Available
May 4 May 17
ACT Test Date Scores Available
Apr 13 Apr 23
Jun 8 Jun 18

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Virginia Union University and what considerations affect 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

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