How much does Virginia State University cost?

Virginia State University Cost of Attendance
In-state $9,154
Out-of-state $20,909
On-Campus Room and Board $11,544
Off-Campus Room and Board $10,252
Average Annual Cost
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000 $15,586
$30,000-$48,000 $16,410
$48,000-$75,000 $18,899
$75,000-$110,000 $15,586
Over $110,000 $22,089

Virginia State University Financial Aid and Debt

28%

Students paying down their debt

$29,500

Typical Total Student Debt

$305

Typical Monthly Loan Payment

Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 92% $9,263
Federal Grants 67% $5,094
Pell grants 67% $4,700
Other federal grants 7% $2,033
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 43% $4,056
Institutional grants or scholarships 62% $1,414
Student loan aid 92% $7,663
Federal student loans 90% $8,340
Other student loans 2% $9,211

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Attend a summer program 130 Up to $4,500
Take a challenging class 288 Up to $3,000
Have perfect attendance for a year 198 Up to $2,100
Take a foreign language class 185 Up to $5,000
Visit a college campus 275 Up to $6,000
Have work experience 198 Up to $12,000
Do community service 278 Up to $500
Play a sport 140 Up to $1,500
Do an extracurricular activity 276 Up to $3,000

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Virginia State University Admissions

What is Virginia State University's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 95%
Average GPA
SAT Submissions 82% of applicants
SAT Reading 430-510
SAT Math 400-500
SAT Writing 370-450
ACT Submissions 12% of applicants
Composite Score 15-20

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Virginia State University Campus Life

16:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Forbes Ranking

24%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

38%

Six-Year Graduation Rate

Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 4302
Living on campus 12%
Transfer Students 6%
Under Age 25
Gender Balance
Women
57%
Men
43%

Student Diversity

84%
Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
Unknown
57.72%
Black or African American
39.77%
White
0.98%
Hispanic or Latino
0.88%
Asian
0.35%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0.30%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0.00%

Virginia State University Graduation Success

First Year Student Retention

24%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

$33,300

Average Salary After Graduation

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About Virginia State University

Address

1 Hayden Drive
Petersburg, VA

Type Public
Profit Status
Category Master's Colleges and Universities
Setting Large Suburb
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