Ranking  7796      1783
Country United States
City Petersburg
Bachelor (foreigners)12,500 USD/year.
Master (foreigners)12,500 USD/year.
Bachelor (citizens)5,000 USD/year.
Master (citizens)7,500 USD/year.
Cost of living $859-1,425 USD/Month.
Acceptance Rate 70%
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1882
Abbreviation VSU
Students 5,999
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
AdmissionBased on grades and examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Suburban
Housing Available
Financial aid Available
Distance learning Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Dream, Explore, Succeed
• Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges
• Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
• Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU). Sport affiliations and memberships: National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
World ranking7796
Country ranking1783
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking7796
Alternative title
French Université d'État de virginie
Location on map
Virginia State University (VSU) - public higher education institution in United States. VSU began its activity in 1882. Inside the city of Petersburg the university has built its own suburban campus.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The admission board requests both the certificate of previous academic performance and examination results. Throughout the admission period more than 70 percent of applicants successfully enroll to the university. Nevertheless, in VSU the ratio may vary dramatically depending on the study program. The university shares the popular system in United States that divides the academic year into semesters. A year of bachelor studies will cost you around 12,500 USD. Those who wish to get their master’s degree here should be ready to spend at least 12,500 USD per year. Also the university allows students to participate in scholarship programs, that can dramatically reduce the cost of their tuition. The students of the university can also receive their degree online. On the university’s official website (http://www.vsu.edu) you can find more accurate information on programs and tuition.

The composition of the university. Virginia State University is average in terms of student capacity, teaching the maximum of 6 thousand students. Foreign citizens can also apply to the university. VSU has exchange agreements with many educational institutions. You can follow the university on social media to learn more about its life: Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin.

Infrastructure of VSU. The students have access to the university’s library. Students can apply for a dormitory. It is one of the members of Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU), and Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU), Sport affiliations and memberships: National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).
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