About Virginia State University

Virginia State University is a Public, 4 years college located in Petersburg, Virginia. Virginia State University 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. The acceptance rate at Virginia State University 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
Phone804-524-5000
WEBwww.vsu.edu
Admission Information
Admissionwww.vsu.edu/admissions/index.php
Online Applicationwww.vsu.edu/admissions/apply/freshman-apply/index.php
Financial Aidwww.vsu.edu/financial-aid/index.php
Net Price Calculatornpc.collegeboard.org/app/vsu
Veterans Tuitionwww.vsu.edu/admissions/military-students/index.php
Athleticwww.govsutrojans.com/sports/2012/10/26/GEN_1026124904.aspx?tab=graduationreport
Disability Servicewww.vsu.edu/student-life/support-and-resources/students-with-disabilities/index.php
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 15.00%.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate96.00 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)15.00 %

Tuition & Fees

The 2022 tuition & fees at Virginia State University 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
Master's
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)
ROTC
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
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