Virginia State University - Petersburg, VA

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Virginia State University

School Overview

The highest degree offered by the school is the Doctoral degree. The highest degree offered by the school is the Doctoral degree.Virginia State University is a public school.

Contacting the School

One Hayden Street
Petersburg, VA 23806
Main Phone: 8045245000
Web Site:www.vsu.edu

Student Body Size and Diversity

In Fall 2002, the school had 4,720 (full-time equivalent) students. 99.7% of students attend full-time, while0.3% attend part-time.

Minority enrollment included African-American (4396)%, Hispanic (17)%, Asian (33)%, and Native American (5)%.

Virginia State Universityis a Minority Serving Institution as defined by the Office of Civil Rights. The school is a Hispanic Serving Institution, for federal financial aid purposes.

Verbal SAT:
Three quarters of students scored at least 410.One quarter of students scored at least 480.

Math SAT:
On the Math SAT, 75% of students scored 400 or higher.One fourth of students scored 480 or higher.

Degree Levels

  • Associate's Degree
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Certificate, Post-Bachelor's
  • Master's Degree
  • Certificate, Post-Master's
  • Doctor's Degree

Degree Programs

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Agricultural Science

Business And ManagementEducationEngineering Technology And Technicians
    English Language And Literature
      History And Social SciencesHome Economics
        Life SciencesPerforming And Visual ArtsPhysical SciencesPsychologyPublic Administration And Public Service

        Athletics, Including Athletic Scholarships & Financial Aid

        Virginia State University belongs to the following athletic conferences:

        • Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (for football, basketball, baseball, and track & field).

        The school offers financial aid to athletes for football, basketball, baseball, track & field, and in general

        Special Student Services

        Academic Services

        • AP credits
        • Credit for life experience
        • Weekend college
        • Distance learning options
        • Study abroad

        Financial Flexibility

        • ROTC
        • Student employment services
        • Career counseling
        • Placement services for graduates. However career placement is not guaranteed.

        Cost of Attending

        In-State, Living On Campus:$ 15,370.00
        In-State, Living With Family:$ 6,555.00
        Out of State, Living On Campus:$ 23,022.00

        Admission Requirements

        The schooldoes not offer open admission; requirements include:

        • High-school GPA is required.
        • Secondary school record is required.
        • Standardized test scores are required.
        • Recommendations are required.
        • The TOEFL (if applicable) is required for international students.
        Recommended (but not required):
        • Secondary school rank is recommended.
        • A college preparatory program is recommended.
        Neither Required Nor Recommended:
        • A demonstration of competency (such as samples of work, e.g.) is neither required nor recommended.

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