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 54%
Graduation Rate
Four-year graduation rate 13.9%
Five-year graduation rate 24.1%
Six-year graduation rate 25.5%
Transfer-Out Rate
% of students who transfer out 22.0%

College Characteristics

Sector Private not-for-profit
Carnegie Classification Bac/Diverse
Size: Number of Undergraduates 1,323
Endowment Assets $31,526,890
Minority-Serving Institution Historically Black
Athletic Conference Central Intercollegiate Athletic Assoc
Accrediting Agency Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Net Price Calculator Website my.vuu.edu/ICS/MyVUU-Home.jnz?portlet=Net_Price_Calculator
% Undergraduates Taking Any Distance Education 0%

Admissions and Price

Average High School GPA Among College Freshmen 2.61
Admission Test Scores Policy Required
Median SAT Verbal 380 (25th - 75th percentile = 340 - 420)
Median SAT Math 375 (25th - 75th percentile = 330 - 420)
Median SAT Writing -
Median ACT Composite 15.0 (25th - 75th percentile = 13 - 17)
Median ACT Writing -
Percent Admitted 58.5%
In-State Tuition and Fees $15,130
Out-of-State Tuition and Fees $15,130
Total Price for In-State Students Living on Campus $27,932
Average Net Price After Grants $19,164
Average Freshmen Student Loan (all sources) $7,450
Median earnings 10 years after entry $31,600
Median debt of completers $31,000
Federal Loan Default Rate 22.2%

Student Characteristics

% Pell Recipients Among Freshman 70.9%
% Underrepresented Minority 97.1%
% Black 95.6%
% Latino 1.3%
% Native American 0.3%
% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0.1%
% Asian 0.1%
% White 0.4%
% Two or More Races 0.8%
% Other 1.4%
% Noresident Aliens 0.6%
% Female 55.2%
% Male 44.8%
% Age 25 and Over 7.6%
% Part-time 2.2%