How much does Virginia Union University cost?

Virginia Union University Cost of Attendance
In-state $17,448
Out-of-state $17,448
On-Campus Room and Board $8,512
Off-Campus Room and Board $7,312
Average Annual Cost $20,469
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000 $19,676
$30,000-$48,000 $20,076
$48,000-$75,000 $23,819
$75,000-$110,000 $24,842
Over $110,000 $26,364

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% $9,731
Federal Grants 80% $4,947
Pell grants 80% $4,531
Other federal grants 41% $918
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 56% $3,238
Institutional grants or scholarships 58% $6,254
Student loan aid 88% $6,131
Federal student loans 88% $6,958
Other student loans 2% $9,737

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Play a sport 148 Up to $1,500
Have work experience 172 Up to $10,000
Have perfect attendance for a year 206 Up to $2,000
Take a challenging class 300 Up to $3,000
Do community service 277 Up to $500
Do an extracurricular activity 278 Up to $2,000

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Virginia Union University Admissions

What is Virginia Union University's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 44%
Average GPA
SAT Submissions 32% of applicants
SAT Reading 420-520
SAT Math 400-500
SAT Writing
ACT Submissions 9% of applicants
Composite Score 15-20

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Virginia Union University Campus Life


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Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 1295
Living on campus
Transfer Students 100%
Under Age 25
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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
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