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 60%
Graduation Rate
Four-year graduation rate 16.5%
Five-year graduation rate 30.2%
Six-year graduation rate 32.8%
Transfer-Out Rate
% of students who transfer out 1.7%

College Characteristics

Sector Private not-for-profit
Carnegie Classification Bac/A & S
Size: Number of Undergraduates 1,393
Endowment Assets $29,244,908
Minority-Serving Institution Historically Black
Accrediting Agency Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Net Price Calculator Website my.vuu.edu/ICS/Student_Finances/My_Financial_Aid.jnz?
% Undergraduates Taking Any Distance Education 0%

Admissions and Price

Average High School GPA Among College Freshmen 2.71
Admission Test Scores Policy Required
Median SAT Verbal 385 (25th - 75th percentile = 340 - 430)
Median SAT Math 385 (25th - 75th percentile = 340 - 430)
Median SAT Writing -
Median ACT Composite 16.0 (25th - 75th percentile = 14 - 18)
Median ACT Writing -
Percent Admitted 49.0%
In-State Tuition and Fees $15,746
Out-of-State Tuition and Fees $15,746
Total Price for In-State Students Living on Campus $28,756
Average Net Price After Grants $18,956
Average Freshmen Student Loan (all sources) $6,914
Median earnings 10 years after entry $31,400
Median debt of completers $33,750
Federal Loan Default Rate 18.3%

Student Characteristics

% Pell Recipients Among Freshman 76.8%
% Underrepresented Minority 94.9%
% Black 93.2%
% Latino 0.9%
% Native American 0.7%
% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0.0%
% Asian 0.3%
% White 1.5%
% Two or More Races 0.0%
% Other 3.3%
% Noresident Aliens 0.4%
% Female 57.4%
% Male 42.6%
% Age 25 and Over 6.6%
% Part-time 6.0%