Virginia Union University

General Information

Website www.vuu.edu
Address 1500 N Lombardy St
City Richmond
State VA
Zip 23220
Locale City: Midsize

Student Success Highlights

Retention Rate
First-year retention rate 66%
Graduation Rate
Four-year graduation rate 15.7%
Five-year graduation rate 25.8%
Six-year graduation rate 26.6%
Transfer-Out Rate
% of students who transfer out 8.9%

College Characteristics

Sector Private not-for-profit
Carnegie Classification Bac/A & S
Size: Number of Undergraduates 1,295
Endowment Assets $32,305,068
Minority-Serving Institution Historically Black
Accrediting Agency -
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% Undergraduates Taking Any Distance Education 0%

Admissions and Price

Average High School GPA Among College Freshmen 2.71
Admission Test Scores Policy Recommended
Median SAT Verbal -
Median SAT Math -
Median SAT Writing -
Median ACT Composite -
Median ACT Writing -
Percent Admitted 41.0%
In-State Tuition and Fees $17,034
Out-of-State Tuition and Fees $17,034
Total Price for In-State Students Living on Campus $30,386
Average Net Price After Grants $20,469
Average Freshmen Student Loan (all sources) $6,131
Median earnings 10 years after entry $32,000
Median debt of completers $31,000
Federal Loan Default Rate 15.4%

Student Characteristics

% Pell Recipients Among Freshman 80.0%
% Underrepresented Minority 95.1%
% Black 93.2%
% Latino 1.4%
% Native American 0.4%
% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0.4%
% Asian 0.0%
% White 1.3%
% Two or More Races 0.0%
% Other 3.2%
% Noresident Aliens 0.2%
% Female 56.7%
% Male 43.3%
% Age 25 and Over 6.3%
% Part-time 5.7%