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Virginia State University
Snapshot
Status
Public
Acceptance Rate
96%
SAT Range
820-1000
ACT Range
15-20
Student/Faculty Ratio
15:1
Total Enrollments
4,020
Total Cost
$35,428
Net Average Cost of Attendance
$18,332
Overall Rating
B- Good
Main Address
1 Hayden Drive
Petersburg, VA 23806
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Rankings
Overall Scores
B+
Admissions & Acceptance
B
Retention & Graduation
A-
Instructors & Faculty
A-
Financial Resources

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Contact Info
Contact & Location
Phone Number
(804) 524-5000
Website
www.vsu.edu
Location
1 Hayden Drive
Petersburg, VA 23806
Setting
Large Suburb
Key Info, Costs & Aid
Selectivity
Acceptance Rate (2020)
Completion Rate (2020)
Student Body
Total Enrollments (2020) 4,020
Women 61%
Men 39%
Total Enrollments (2020) 4,020
Black or African American 94%
White 3%
Unknown 1%
International (Non-Citizen) 1%
Asian 0%
Native American 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0%
Hispanic or Latino 0%
Multiracial 0%
Costs
In State Tuition (2020)
$5,540
Out of State Tuition (2020)
$16,542
Books
$1,300
On Campus Room & Board
$11,544

* These statistics utilize the most recently released data from IPEDS (Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System)

Degree Overview
Degrees
Total Awards (2020) 770
Bachelor's 84%
Master's 14%
Certificate 2%
Doctoral 1%
Total Awards (2020) 770
Human and Social Sciences 19%
Education and Liberal Arts 16%
Business 15%
Mathematics and Science 10%
Engineering 10%
Legal and Law 9%
Communication and Media 8%
Computer Technology 4%
Trades and Careers 3%
Agriculture 2%
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Sources for school statistics and data include U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

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Accreditation
Accreditation
Accredited By
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Specialized Accreditations
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic Internship
  • Didactic Program in Dietetics
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
  • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

Source data obtained from U.S. Department of Education's Office of Post-secondary Education (OPE)

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A-
Students and Culture
A-
Facilities
A-
Activities and Groups
A-
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