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Virginia State University fosters sustained excellence as a preeminent public land-grant university, providing access to higher education and a holistic, greater learning experience to produce world-class leaders and scholars.


VSU Ranks Among Top HBCUs Nationwide

Washington Monthly Magazine ranks VSU as the top HBCU in Virginia and in the top 12% of all Bang-for-your-Buck institutions in the southeast region of the United States.

VSU Gearing Up For Spectacular Week of Homecoming Events

Attention Trojans, we are setting the stage for an epic Homecoming 2023. “The 1882 Experience” will celebrate a week of culture, reunions, connections, parties, food, fun, and football. Join us in celebrating the GREATER at VSU. Check out our Homecoming website for “The 1882 Experience” events list and information.

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VSU Announces Completion of New State-of-the-Art Research and Administration Building For College Of Agriculture

VSU Announces Completion of New State-of-the-Art Research and Administration Building For College Of Agriculture

The New MT Carter Annex will be a cutting-edge research and administration building for VSU’s College of Agriculture.

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Virginia State University to Address the Petersburg Teacher Shortage

Virginia State University to Address the Petersburg Teacher Shortage

The Virginia State University College of Education has announced a new teacher residency program to help with Petersburg’s teacher shortage and provide future educators with an immersive educational experience. 

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Virginia State University Named A Prestigious Fulbright HBCU Institutional Leader

VSU recognized for honoring commitment to internationalization and providing students and faculty with transformative educational experiences.

ESPN To Record “Black College Live” Show On The Campus Of Virginia State University

ESPN’s decision to choose VSU as a recording venue underscores the university's growing status as one of the premier HBCUs in the nation.

Area Bridge Closure To Impact VSU Homecoming Events And Traffic Flow To Campus

Homecoming Celebration October 8-14, 2023, to include reduced campus access points and alternate parade route.

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VSU Family Weekend 2023

VSU invites all Trojan families to participate in our annual Family Weekend celebration on September 22-24.

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VSU Fall College Collective Career Expo

September 19, 2023, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Registration Now Open for First Lady's Annual Golf Tournament

(formerly VSU Presidential Scholars Golf Tournament) on Thursday, October 12, 2023.

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Aerial Tour Video

While we hope you’ll take the time to visit our HBCU college campus in person, our aerial tour is the next best thing.

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