Virginia State University

country rank  987
world rank  3369

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University Overview

Founded in 1882, Virginia State University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium-sized town of Petersburg (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Virginia. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Virginia State University (VSU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Virginia State University (VSU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 136 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym VSU
Founded 1882
Motto Dream, Explore, Succeed
Colours Blue and orange

University Location

Address 1 Hayden Drive
Petersburg (population range: 10,000-49,999)
23806 Virginia
United States
T +1 (804) 524 5000
F +1 (804) 524 6506

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Int'l student 17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office One Hayden Street, PO Box 9018
Petersburg 23806
+1 (804) 524 5902
800 871 7611

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 5,000-5,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 300-399
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Virginia State University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
  • American Dietetic Association, Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education (CADE)
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)

Affiliations

  • Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
  • Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018