Welcome to the College of Graduate Studies!
The primary purpose of the graduate program is to offer capable students an opportunity and facilities for advanced study and research in their fields of specialization, and one of its aims is to assist students in achieving an advanced level of understanding and competence necessary for successful professional careers. Our mission is to provide high quality graduate, and outreach programs that are effectively responsive to the needs of individuals and groups within its scope of influence. The College aims to facilitate research opportunities for Virginia State University's students as well as faculty. If your focus is on excellence, a graduate education at Virginia State University is your best choice. Our graduate program has achieved national and international recognition as "the top public HBCU in the Country among master's level institutions." We encourage you to browse our website and familiarize yourself with all the programs and services that the College of Graduate Studies has to offer. You can file a student complaint.