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School Mission

Virginia State University- America's first fully state supported four-year institution of higher learning for Blacks- is a comprehensive university and one of two land-grant institutions in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Its mission is to promote and sustain academic programs that integrate instruction- research- and extension/public service in a design most responsive to the needs and endeavors of individuals and groups within its scope of influence. Ultimately- the University is dedicated to the promotion of knowledgeable- perceptive- and humane citizens--secure in their self-awareness- equipped for personal fulfillment- sensitive to the needs and aspirations of others- and committed to assuming productive roles in a challenging and ever-changing global society.

School Location

Virginia State University
One Hayden Drive
Petersburg, Virginia

Latitude: +37.20476
Longitude: -077.39278

School Phone Number

(804) 524-5000

School Type

Public- 4-year or above

School Program Length

Four or more years

School Status


Degrees Granted by Level

Degrees Granted in 2009  
Associate's Degrees 11
Bachelor's Degrees 712
Master's Degrees 148

Degrees Granted by Length

Degrees Granted in 2009  
1-Year Degrees 0
2-Year Degrees 0
4-Year Degrees 0

School Student Body Size


Average Criminal Justice Tuition for a Year in 2009


School Links

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