Virginia Union University Rankings

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In the World#5120 of 14178
In North America#1381 of 2629
In the United States#1303 of 2528
In Virginia#35 of 63
In Richmond#3 of 5

Quick Review

Religion
Baptist
Acceptance rate
63%
Average SAT
850
Average ACT
16
Avg. cost to attend
$21,417 /y
Aid receiving
96%
Undergraduates
1,136
Graduates
315
Male:Female Ratio
49:51
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
vuu.edu

Virginia Union University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate63%60%65%
Applicants4,1821,6282,554
Admissions2,6399731,666
Freshmen enrolled full time229121108
Freshmen enrolled part time523

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
183 or 78%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 770
or below

75% of them
had 929
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Virginia Union University are 770-929 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
32 or 14%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 14
or below

75% of them
had 17
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Virginia Union University are 14-17 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

Recommendations Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
SAT/ACT Considered but not required
TOEFL Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Black or African American1313 (91%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown69 (5%)
Nonresident Alien24 (2%)
Hispanic19 (1%)
White13 (0.9%)
Two or more races8 (0.6%)
American Indian or Alaska Native3 (0.2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander1 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$21,417/year
Average aid awarded
$9,978
Students receiving aid
96%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$20,636
$30-48K$20,651
$48-75K$24,647
$75-110K$23,353
$110K+$27,322

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$15,530$10,760
Tuition in-state$15,530$10,760
Tuition out-of-state$15,530$10,760
Fee in-district$2,331$820
Fee in-state$2,331$820
Fee out-of-state$2,331$820

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity821
Combined charge for room and board$8,738
Room charge$3,976
Meal charge$4,762

Virginia Union University Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Divinity & Ministry115
Criminology41
Business Administration and Management, General29
Biology & Biological Sciences, General23
Psychology, General22
Computer and Information Sciences, General20
Mass Communication & Media Studies18
History, General15
Accounting14
General Merchandising, Sales, and Related Marketing Operations, Other13
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels101
Social Work10
Music Performance, General6
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other6
Finance, General6
Theology & Theological Studies6
Special Education and Teaching, General5
English Language and Literature, General3
Chemistry, General3
Biology Teacher Education3
Mathematics Teacher Education2
Mathematics, General2
History Teacher Education1
Grand Total2521166
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate29%20%35%
  • Full-time retention rate - 68%

Publications & Citations

Publications
97
Citations
1,906

Publication count by topic

Psychology
12
Chemistry
11
Sociology
11
Economics
9
Medicine
8
Philosophy
7
Biology
7
Political science
6
Art
5
Physics
5
Computer science
3
Business
2
History
2
Geography
1
Environmental science
1
Engineering
1
Mathematics
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Philosophy24695
Political science258276
Psychology2912682
Economics2964141
Sociology390921
Biology4146385
Physics431125
Computer science4411151
Chemistry496799
Business56633
Medicine578020
Geography57841

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199010
199100
199232
199317
199419
1995111
199619
1997118
1998024
1999119
2000019
2001025
2002021
2003115
2004037
2005021
2006123
2007241
2008449
2009740
2010977
20118118
20121122
20136140
20147133
20155146
20162142
20172100
2018865
2019496
2020475

General info

Alternative namesVUU
Founded1865
WikipediaVirginia Union University
Colorsmaroon, steel
Academic CalendarAugust to May (August - December; January-May)
Total FTE staff287
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address1500 N Lombardy St
Richmond, Virginia, 23220
United States
City population223,000
Phone8042575600
Fax+1 (804) 257 5818

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