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Virginia Union University

  • Richmond, VA
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 45%55%
    student ratio
  • 1,359
    total students
  • $13,614 | $13,614
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • Rolling
    fall application deadline
  • 83%
    acceptance rate
  • Moderately Difficult
    admission difficulty
  • Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
  • 374
    sat math
  • 379
    sat reading
  • Not
    Reported

    sat writing
  • 16
    act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Communication/Journalism
    • Journalism
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Special Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Elementary Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Kindergarten/Preschool Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Public administration and social services
    • Social Work
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Criminology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Political Science and Government
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Fine/Studio Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Drama Therapy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Accounting
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Entrepreneurship
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Finance
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Management Information Systems
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Marketing/Marketing Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

83% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied2,670
    • Accepted2,217
    • Acceptance Rate83%
    • Enrolled1,359
    • Female Applicants1,140
    • Females Accepted884
    • Female Acceptance Rate77%
    • Male Applicants1,530
    • Males Accepted1,333
    • Male Acceptance Rate87%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee
    • Required for All Transcript of high school record
      Minimum high school GPA of 2.25
    • Required for Some Interview
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman2.61
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen Yes
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer Yes
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 379 340 420
    • SAT Math 374 330 420
    • SAT Writing
    • ACT Composite 16 13 17
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$13,614
    • Out-of-state tuition *$13,614
    • In-district tuitionN/A
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$1,316.00
    • Room and board *$8,074.00
    • Room only *$3,690.00
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredDeferred paymentsDeferred payments and Installments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionEmployees or children of employees

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students1,359
    • Male Student Percentage55%
    • Female Student Percentage45%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino1.25%
    • Black or African American95.44%
    • White or Caucasian.59%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.29%
    • Asian.07%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.07%
    • Two or more races.88%
    • Unknown.81%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout.59% representing 2 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students47% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements Not Reported
    • Housing options Coed housing , Female-only housing, Male-only housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 49%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station No
    • Student-run television station Not Reported
    • Marching band Yes
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities Yes
    • Greek sororities Yes
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations Not Reported
    • Most popular organizations Student Government Association, NAACP, NPHC-VUU Chapter (National Pan-Hellenic Council), Mr. and Miss Royal Court
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Not Reported
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other Not Reported

Athletics

Member of the: NCAA Division II
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Basketball Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Bowling No Division 2 Yes
    • Cross-country running No Division 2 Yes
    • Football No Division 2 Yes
    • Golf No Division 2 Yes
    • Softball No No No
    • Tennis No Division 2 Yes
    • Track No Division 2 Yes
    • Volleyball No No No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Basketball No Division 2 Yes
    • Bowling No Division 2 Yes
    • Cross-country running No Division 2 Yes
    • Football No No No
    • Golf No No No
    • Softball Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Tennis No Division 2 Yes
    • Track No Division 2 Yes
    • Volleyball No Division 2 Yes

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty125
    • Full-time Percentage65%
    • Part-time Percentage35%
    • Female Percentage56%
    • Male Percentage44%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio14:1 or 1,339 students to 96 faculty

Location & Contact

Virginia Union University

1500 North Lombardy Street
Richmond, VA 23220-1170
USA

Ms.Renita Johnson

Assistant Director of Admissions

Phone: 804-342-3571
Fax: 804-342-3511
Email: RAJohnson@vuu.edu



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