Virginia State University

Address:  One Hayden Street
Petersburg, Virginia 23806
Phone:  General information - (804) 524-5000
Financial aid office - (804) 524-5990
Admissions office - (804) 524-5902
Mission statement:  Virginia State University, America's first fully state supported four-year institution of higher learning for Blacks, is a comprehensive university and one of two land-grant institutions in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Its mission is to promote and susta...
Type:  4-year, Public
Carnegie classifiaction:  Master's Colleges and Universities (medium programs)
Religious affiliation:  Not applicable
Federal aid:  Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).

Awards Offered

Degrees:  Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Doctor's degree
Certificates:  Post-master's certificate
Special learning
ROTC (Army)
Teacher certification
Distance learning opportunities
Study abroad
Weekend/evening college
Credit accepted:  Dual credit Credit for life experiences Advanced placement (AP) credits


Undergrad Academic Year
Detailed Expenses    2006-2007    2005-2006    2004-2005
Tuition and fees
   Books and supplies$800$790$790
On Campus
   Room and board$6,884$6,484$6,260
Total Expenses    2006-2007    2005-2006    2004-2005
   On Campus$14,396$13,380$12,866
   On Campus$21,468$20,592$19,784


Total population:  4872
Undergrad population:  4306
Undergrad ages:  9% 25 and over, 91% 24 and under
Campus setting:   Large Suburb
Campus housing:  Yes

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