School Overview

Virginia State University is a Public, 4 years college located in Petersburg, Virginia. VSU ranked 24th in Virginia Colleges and 35th in Federal Region III.
It has a total enrollment of 4,020 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1. It is a Master's College and University (medium programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship. VSU's acceptance rate is 96.00% last year (undergraduate school).
Virginia State University is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges.
Contact Information
Address1 Hayden Drive, Petersburg, VA 23806
Admission Information
Net Price
School Category
School TypePublic, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryMaster's College and University (medium programs)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship

Admission Information

The acceptance rate of Virginia State University is 96.00% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 10.00%.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate96.00 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)10.00 %

Tuition & Fees

VSU's 2022 tuition & fees is $9,154 for Virginia residents and $20,909 for out-of-students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition & fees is $11,989 for Virginia residents and $22,994 for out-of-students.
Virginia ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$9,154$20,909
Graduate Tuition & Fees$11,989$22,994
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 4,020 students have enrolled for academic year 2020-2021. Among them, 4 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. VSU has 3,659 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 361 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students4,020
Undergraduate Students3,659
Graduate Students361
Online Enrollment4

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs52 Programs
Offered Degrees/ProgramsBachelor's
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Doctorate (Research)

On-campus Services

Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students

Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
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