1,509
Students
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12,908
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
49
49%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Virginia Union University is a Comprehensive institution located in Richmond, VA, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1500 North Lombardy Street
Richmond, VA  23220-1170
United States
Contact Ms. Danitra Morrison
Assistant Director of Admissions
Email: dvmorrison@vuu.edu
Phone: 804-257-5853
Fax: 804-342-3511

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

7,337
Applied
3,598
Accepted
1,509
Enrolled
49%
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Female Admissions

4,555
Females Applied
2,221
Females Accepted
49%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

2,782
Males Applied
1,377
Males Accepted
49%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

25
Application Fee
2.71
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Required for some programs Interview
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Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 16 13 19

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

15,530
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Fees

1,918
Full-time student fees
8,598
Room & board
3,976
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Tuition deferred payment Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

12,908
Avg. Financial Aid Package
12,536
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
3,738
Avg. Loan Aid
6,248
Avg. Grant Aid
9,453
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
48%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
6%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,509
Total undergrad students
0%
International Students
46%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0.93%
Black or African American 92.25%
White or Caucasian 1.46%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.66%
Asian 0.33%
Other 3.98%

Gender

Male (41.95%)
Female (58.05%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 72%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming, Founder's Day and PantherFest

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Student Government Association, Panther PALS (Peer Advisory Leadership Students), Men About Positive Purpose, NAACP and Student Athlete Advisory Committee

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Bowling No Division 2 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Football No Division 2 Checkmark
Golf No Division 2 Checkmark
Softball No No No
Tennis No Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Volleyball No No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Basketball No Division 2 Checkmark
Bowling No Division 2 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Football No No No
Golf No No No
Softball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Tennis No Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Volleyball No Division 2 Checkmark

Faculty

138
Total Faculty
15:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 75
Part-time - 63
Male - 63
Female - 75