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Virginia State University is excited to announce that it will offer three new academic programs starting in Fall 2024, including a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, a Master of Science in Data Analytics, and a Master of Business Administration.


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 Named A Prestigious Fulbright HBCU Institutional Leader

Virginia State University is pleased to announce that it has been named a Fulbright HBCU Institutional Leader for 2023, a designation the university has received for the second consecutive year. This esteemed honor is a testament to VSU's unwavering support for global education and diversity during the 2022-23 academic year.

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VSU Online Nursing Program Earns National Accreditation

VSU Online Nursing Program Earns National Accreditation

The prestigious achievement is a first in program history and will last through 2028.

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Virginia State University Earns 2024-2025 Military Friendly School Designation

Virginia State University Earns 2024-2025 Military Friendly School Designation

The recognition is a testament to the University's commitment to supporting military-affiliated students and their families.

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VSU Board Member Dennis L. Via Receives Prestigious Recognition

Via, a retired General working for Booz Allen, was named one of Savoy Magazine's 2024 Most Influential Executives in Corporate America.

Virginia State University Receives High Ranking As A Best Value University For International Students

The ranking is based on the University's commitment to offering high-quality and affordable education to students from different countries.

VSU Partners With Micron Technology To Promote Diversity In Semiconductor Workforce

The partnership will address the underrepresentation of Blacks/African Americans in the industry and expose VSU students to new opportunities in STEM.

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VSU Summer STEM Institute

The VSU Summer STEM Institute will be held on campus from June 17 - July 12. This non-residential program allows students in grades 9th through 12th to get hands-on experiential learning in STEM-related areas. High school students interested in attending are encouraged to view the flyer below to learn more.

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VSU Fall College Collective Expo

The University will host its Fall College Collective Expo on October 30, 2024, at the VSU Multipurpose Center. Student and employee registration starts June 1, 2024. More information will soon be available on the Career Services webpage.

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Women Leaders At HBCUs Conference 2024

The VSU Women’s LeadHERship Institute has curated a two-day national summit to illuminate the transformative leadership and indomitable spirit of women trailblazers within HBCUs. The conference will be held on Monday, June 24, and Tuesday, June 25, at the VSU Multi-Purpose Center.

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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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