About Virginia Union University

Tuition, Cost, Financial Aid, Scholarships, and Admission Rates

How much does Virginia Union University cost?

Virginia Union University Cost of Attendance
In-state $17,034
Out-of-state $17,034
On-Campus Room and Board $8,414
Off-Campus Room and Board $7,312
Average Annual Cost $18,956
Average Cost by Family Income
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Virginia Union University Financial Aid and Debt


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Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 99% $9,827
Federal Grants 77% $5,103
Pell grants 77% $4,705
Other federal grants 31% $936
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 59% $3,151
Institutional grants or scholarships 66% $5,196
Student loan aid 67% $6,914
Federal student loans 67% $7,280
Other student loans 1% $6,631

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Play a sport 132 Up to $600
Have work experience 118 Up to $6,000
Attend a summer program 117 Up to $4,500
Visit a college campus 253 Up to $6,000
Have perfect attendance for a year 187 Up to $750
Do community service 248 Up to $75

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Virginia Union University Admissions

What is Virginia Union University's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 41%
Average GPA
SAT Submissions 69% of applicants
SAT Reading 340-430
SAT Math 340-430
SAT Writing
ACT Submissions 17% of applicants
Composite Score 14-18

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Virginia Union University Campus Life


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Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 1509
Living on campus
Transfer Students 16%
Under Age 25 4%
Gender Balance

Student Diversity

Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
American Indian or Alaska Native
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Virginia Union University Graduation Success


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About Virginia Union University

Virginia Union University is nourished by its African American and Christian heritage and energized by a commitment to excellence and diversity. Its mission is to: 1. Provide a nurturing intellectually challenging and spiritually enriching environment for learning; 2. Empower students to develop strong moral values for success; and 3. Develop scholars, leaders, and lifelong learners of a global society. To accomplish this mission, Virginia Union University offers a broad range of educational opportunities that advance liberal arts education, teaching, research, science, technology, continuing education, civic engagement, and international experiences.


1500 N Lombardy St
Richmond, VA

Type Private
Profit Status not-for-profit
Category Baccalaureate Colleges
Setting Midsize City
* Financial aid is only available for those who qualify