Virginia State University

Virginia State University

Petersburg, Virginia


Admissions

Undergraduate Application Fee

$0

Admissions Statistics

Virginia State University has an acceptance rate of 95%. The acceptance rate of 95% implies that for every 100 students that applied 95 students got accepted. 7,715 students appied to Virginia State University. 95% of the students that applied got accepted, and 15% that that got accepted enrolled.

Number of Applicants

7,715

Acceptance Rate

95%

Virginia State University has acceptance rate of 92% for male students and 97% for female students. 2,515 male students applied to Virginia State University compared to 5,200 female students. 92% of the male students that applied got accepted, and 19% of the males students that got accepted enrolled compared to 97% of the female students that applied got accepted, and 13% of the female students that got accepted enrolled.

Applicants by Gender

Male Female
Number of Applicants2,5155,200
Percent Admitted92%97%
Percent Admitted who Enrolled19%13%

Admissions Considerations

Students applying to Virginia State University are required to submit secondary school GPA, secondary school record, recommendations and admission test scores (SAT/ACT) for admission. In contrast, applicants are recommended (but not required) to submit secondary school rank and completion of college-preparatory program for admission.

What matters for admission

Open admission policyNo
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)Required

SAT Scores

82% of the enrolled students at Virginia State University submitted SAT scores. The estimated average SAT composite score for Virginia State University is 920. Amongst the enrolled students that submitted SAT scores to Virginia State University, 50% have SAT composite scores ranging from 830 to 1010. 25% of enrolled students have SAT composite scores below 830 whereas 25% of the enrolled students have SAT composite scores above 1010.

SAT Composite Range

830 - 1010

Students Submitting SAT

82%

The SAT reading score at Virginia State University ranged from 430 to 510. The SAT math score at Virginia State University ranged from 400 to 500.

SAT Reading Range430 - 510
SAT Math Range400 - 500

SAT lower and upper ranges are the 25th and 75th percentile of SAT scores of the enrolled students.

ACT Scores

12% of the enrolled students at Virginia State University submitted ACT scores. The estimated average ACT composite score for Virginia State University is 18. Amongst the enrolled students that submitted ACT scores to Virginia State University, 50% have ACT composite scores ranging from 15 to 20. 25% of enrolled students have ACT composite scores below 15 whereas 25% of the enrolled students have ACT composite scores above 20.

ACT Composite Range

15 - 20

Students Submitting ACT

12%

The ACT english score at Virginia State University ranged from 14 to 19. The ACT math score at Virginia State University ranged from 15 to 18.

ACT English Range14 - 19
ACT Math Range15 - 18

ACT lower and upper ranges are the 25th and 75th percentile of ACT scores of the enrolled students.

Credits Accepted

Credit TypeAccepted
Dual CreditYes
Credit for Life ExperiencesYes
Advanced Placement (AP) CreditsYes