Tuition & Fees

$15,152

$15,152

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
1%
500-599
7%
400-499
34%
300-399
51%
200-299
7%
700-800
0
600-699
1%
500-599
6%
400-499
34%
300-399
50%
200-299
9%
700-800
0
600-699
0
500-599
0
400-499
0
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
0
24-29
3%
18-23
20%
12-17
54%
6-11
23%
Below 6
0
30-36
0
24-29
0
18-23
17%
12-17
77%
6-11
6%
Below 6
0
30-36
0
24-29
5%
18-23
25%
12-17
69%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

42%

58%

male

female

1
15

teacher

students

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Selective

49%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,598
Declined + 3,739
Total Received 7,337
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Private (nonprofit)

1,489

undergraduate students

427

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Entrepreneur Management
  2. Criminology/criminal Jusitice
  3. Biology
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Codes

SAT 5862
ACT 4428

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School Facts

Virginia Union, founded in 1865, is a church-affiliated, historically black university. Programs are offered through the School of Education; Psychology and Interdisciplinary Studies; School of Business; School of Math, Science and Technology; School of Humanities and Social Sciences; and School of Theology. Its 84-acre campus is located in Richmond.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,916
Established in 1865
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Baptist
Historically Black college/university yes
Accredited by •  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  ATS (Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

Richmond, VA

84-acre campus in Richmond (population: 214,114), 100 miles from Washington, DC. Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

Virginia Union University
1500 North Lombardy Street
Richmond, VA 23220

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
70%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
89%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
6%
Top 1/4
14%
Top 1/2
47%
Bottom 1/2
53%
Bottom 1/4
16%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
1%
500-599
7%
400-499
34%
300-399
51%
200-299
7%
700-800
0
600-699
1%
500-599
6%
400-499
34%
300-399
50%
200-299
9%
700-800
0
600-699
0
500-599
0
400-499
0
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
0
24-29
3%
18-23
20%
12-17
54%
6-11
23%
Below 6
0
30-36
0
24-29
0
18-23
17%
12-17
77%
6-11
6%
Below 6
0
30-36
0
24-29
5%
18-23
25%
12-17
69%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline June 1 (priority deadline)
June 30
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Selective

49%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,598
Declined + 3,739
Total Received 7,337

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Standardized test scores

Considered

Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Recommendations
Volunteer Work

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Kristie L. White
Director of Enrollment Management
P: 800 368-3227
F: 804 342-3511
enrollmentmanagement@vuu.edu

Cost

Tuition $15,152
Room $3,486
Board $4,538
Books & supplies $1,500
Total $24,676
Average Financial Aid - $13,234
Total with Avg. Aid $11,442

Financial Aid

52%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$13,234

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $5,045,819
State $1,824,619
Institutional $3,107,921
Other external $412,328
Total $10,390,687

Non-need-based

Federal $500
State $115,731
Institutional $312,099
Other external $31,837
Total $460,167

Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
bowling
cross-country
football
golf
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (Division II)
Mascot
Panthers
School colors
maroon and steel
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Biology
Biology/Secondary Education
Business Information Technology Education
Chemistry
Chemistry/Secondary Education
Christian Education
Computer Information Systems
Criminology/Criminal Justice
Curriculum/Instruction
English
English/Secondary Education
Entrepreneur Management
Finance/Banking
History/Political Science
History/Secondary Education
Marketing
Mass Communications
Mathematics
Mathematics/Secondary Education
Ministry
Music/Theatre/Visual Arts
Natural Science with Computer Science
Psychology
Religious Studies
Social Work
Teacher Education/Interdisciplinary Studies
Theatre/Music/Visual Arts
Theology/Divinity
Visual Arts/Music/Theatre
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Undergraduate

78%

1,489
students

Female
58%
859

Male
42%
630

Graduate

22%

427
students

Female
51%
217

Male
49%
210

undergraduateFull-time

95%

1,416
students

Female
57%
807

Male
43%
609

undergraduatePart-time

5%

73
students

Female
72%
52

Male
28%
21

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
91%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Hispanic/Latino
1%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

35%

Transfer applicants accepted

70%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Recommended of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: June 30

Spring: November 30

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

63

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

60

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Special housing

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens
Countries most often represented Cameroon
Ghana
Haiti
Jamaica
Nigeria
Sierra Leone
Special services offered for international applicants

International Student Contact

Sharnae Randolph
Assistant Director of Enrollment Management
804 342-3579
sarandolph@vuu.edu

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