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Meeting you where you are: VSU now offering five fully online programs.

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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.


Homecoming Oct 2-8 2022

Virginia State University: Homecoming 2022

Join the Trojan Community for our annual Homecoming celebration.

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VSU Top Rank HBCUs Nationwide

VSU Top Rank 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.

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VSU Partners to Win a Portion of $1 Billion Grant Challenge to Boost Virginia's Pharmaceutical Industry

Virginia State University, in collaboration with several strategic partners, submitted a comprehensive proposal to the Build Back Better Regional Challenge (BBBRC) to establish an advanced pharmaceutical cluster in Central Virginia.

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President To Remain At Virginia State University Through The End Of The Decade

The Virginia State University Board of Visitors has voted unanimously to extend the contract of VSU President, Dr. Makola M. Abdullah. The new contract will extend the President’s tenure through the year 2029 by adding five additional years to his current agreement with the University.

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Board of Visitors Meeting Notice for October 18-19, 2022

Members of the VSU Board of Visitors will attend the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) Orientation Session on Tuesday-Wednesday, October 18-19th from 8 am to 5 pm at the Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens, 1800 Lakeside Drive, Richmond VA 23228.

VSU Receives a $1.4 Million Grant for Enrolled Students Who Need Financial Assistance with Childcare

U.S. Senators Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine have announced that Virginia State University will receive $1.45 million to assist student-parents (students who are also parents) with childcare costs.

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Trojantic Match Challenge Sept 8th through Oct 10th

Trojantic Match Challenge

Now is the time to give! It's our Trojantic Match Challenge. All gifts will be matched dollar for dollar by an anonymous donor! .

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Game Time Change

Game Time Change

Game Time Change

Due to expected inclement weather, Saturday's game versus Shaw University will begin at 1 PM.

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.

Aerial Tour Video