Virginia State University                   Petersburg,  Virginia

 

Type of School

 

Setting

Public

 

Suburban setting

University

 

Large town (10,000 - 49,999)

Four-year

 

Residential campus

Coed

 

 

Percent applicants admitted: 78%

 

 Size

Regionally Accredited

 

Total undergrads: 4,306

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

 

Degree-seeking undergrads: 4,265

College Board member

 

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 827

Historically black

 

Graduate enrollment: 566

 

Most Popular Majors For Bachelor's Degrees

Business/Marketing: 21%

 

Computer and Information Sciences: 7%

Education: 11%

 

Psychology: 7%

Interdisciplinary Studies: 8%

 

Social Sciences: 7%

Security and Protective Services: 8%

 

Public Administration and Social Services: 5%

Communications/Journalism: 7%

 

 

 

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

 

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Biology  B

 

Nursing (RN)  A

 

 

 

Business, Management, & Marketing

 

History

Accounting  B

 

History - General  B

Business Administration/Management  B

 

 

Business/Managerial Economics  B

 

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Hospitality Administration/Management  B

 

Liberal Arts & Sciences  B

Marketing Management  B

 

 

 

 

Mathematics

Computer & Information Sciences

 

Mathematics - General  B

Computer Science  B

 

 

Information Technology  B

 

Physical Sciences

 

 

Chemistry  B

Engineering

 

Physics  B

Computer Engineering - General  B

 

 

Manufacturing Engineering  B

 

Psychology

 

 

Psychology - General  B

Engineering Technologies

 

 

Electrical Engineering Technologies  B

 

 

Engineering Technology - General  B

 

 

 

Test Scores

 

 

 

Middle 50% of First-Year Students

Percent Who Submitted Scores

SAT Critical Reading:

410 - 480

95%

SAT Math:

400 - 480

95%

SAT Writing:

390 - 470

95%

ACT Composite:

 -

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14% had h.s. GPA between 3.0 and 3.24

 

5% in top 10th of graduating class

37% had h.s. GPA between 2.5 and 2.99

 

19% in top quarter of graduating class

32% had h.s. GPA between 2.0 and 2.49

 

57% in top half of graduating class

 

 

 

60% Women

 

59% In-state students

40% Men

 

41% Out-of-state students

 

 

0% Part-time students