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Petersburg, Virginia

Virginia State University

Public school in Virginia with 3,800 total undergraduate students

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Admissions

Admissions website:

Admissions stats

Applicants & acceptance rate

Overall acceptance rate
96%
Women
96%

Men
96%

Total number of applicants
9,978
Women: 60%
Men: 40%

Accepted students who attend

Yield rate - overall
10%

Cost & scholarships

Your estimated net cost
$ ? / year
In-state
$20,698
Out-of-state
$32,453

Average net cost after aid

Income
Average net cost
$0–30,000
$13,521

$30,001–48,000
$14,577

$48,001–75,000
$17,890

$75,001–110,000
$19,849

Over $110,000
$22,173

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Applications

Application requirements

Accepts Common App
No

Considers class rank
Yes

Recommendation letters
Optional

TOEFL policy (international applicants)
Required

SAT/ACT testing policy
Optional
Policies change during COVID-19; please confirm by looking at this school's website.

Which tests students typically submit

SAT: 21%
ACT: 3%

Students

Enrolled student statistics

Enrolled students

First-year students (full-time)
920
Admission policy
Co-ed
Enrolled women:
63%
Enrolled men:
37%
6-year graduation rate
38%
20%
40%
60%
80%
100%
4 years
6 years
Retention rate
66%

Student diversity

Very diverse
International students
1%

Race & ethnicity diversity among domestic students

Asian and Pacific Islander: < 1%
Black: 40%
Hispanic: 1%
Native American: < 1%
Other: 57%
White: 1%

Academics

Student faculty ratio
13:1
Calendar system
Semester

Special academic offering

Study abroad

Credit for AP exams

Offers graduate degree

Academic and career counseling

Majors & careers

Special focus
None

Has medical school
No

Housing

Commuter College
No

On campus housing
Yes

Sports

D1 Football
No

Football conference
Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association

D1 Basketball
No

Basketball conference
Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association

Location

1 Hayden Drive
Petersburg, VA 23806
Campus Setting
Suburban

Region
Southeast

Campus culture

Religious Affiliation
None

HBCU
Yes

Contact information

(804) 524-5000
1 Hayden Drive
Petersburg, VA 23806
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