School Overview

The following table shows the basic characteristic of Virginia State University and directory information. You may want to visit the school's website to check application deadlines, requirements, and financial information.
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

Acceptance Rate and Admission Statistics

The acceptance rate of Virginia State University is 96.08% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 9.60%.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate96.08 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)9.60 %

Tuition & Fees

VSU's 2023 tuition & fees is $9,654 for Virginia residents and $21,409 for out-of-students. The undergraduate tuition increased by 2.39% compared to the last year's rate based on out-of-state rate ($20,909).
For graduate programs, its 2023 tuition & fees is $12,489 for Virginia residents and $23,494 for out-of-students. The graduate tuition increased by 2.17% compared to the last year's rate.
Virginia ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$9,654$21,409
Graduate Tuition & Fees$12,489$23,494
*Data Source: 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 4,300 students have enrolled for academic year 2021-2022. Among them, 34 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. VSU has 3,899 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 401 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students4,300
Undergraduate Students3,899
Graduate Students401
Online Enrollment34

Degree Information and Campus Life

VSU offers 52 programs including both undergraduate and graduate programs. 2 out of the 52 programs are offerd via distace learning (online programs).
The following tables summarizes the offered programs, on-campus services, and special learning opportunities offered by VSU
Offered DegreesOn-Campus ServiceLearning opportunities
Number of programs52 Programs
Number of online programs2 Programs
Offered Degrees/ProgramsBachelor's
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Doctorate (Research)
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students
Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification

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