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Our approach to learning involves a holistic experience dedicated to academic excellence and student success and engagement.

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Explore Our History

From our founding in 1882 to recently being named one of the top HBCUs in America, VSU has an illustrious history.

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A Transformative Experience

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


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Covid-19 Dashboard

Please view for more information about VSU COVID-19 Dashboard and Vaccinations administered at the VSU Multipurpose Center. 

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Free Tuition at VSU for local Pell eligible students

Free Tuition at VSU

Free Tuition at VSU, Local Pell Eligible Students, Get More Information at VSU.EDU

VSU unveiled an initiative that provides access for an estimated 300 students who live near the VSU campus to attend the University at no cost for tuition.

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News and Headlines

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Virginia State University Receives $1 Million to Train Future Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM) Teachers

Virginia State University has been selected by Governor Ralph Northam for a new initiative that will position the University to become a major pipeline for filling the STEM teacher shortage in Virginia. 

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Enroll Online Courses

The Summer 2021 Trojan Advance Program is here! These select 100-200 level courses are offered ONLINE at a reduced rate of $199 for VSU students.

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Virginia State University Board of Visitors

In accordance with the Code of Virginia, the Board of Visitors of Virginia State University will hold a subcommittee meeting of its Personnel, Compensation, & Governance Committee by electronic means at 9:30 am, Friday, June 11, 2021. The subcommittee will begin in open session and immediately go into closed session. There will not be an opportunity for public comment at the meeting.

VSU Mourns Passing of VSU Foundation Board Member and Alumna LTC (Ret.) Iris Burton Bulls

Virginia State University (VSU) mourns the loss of VSU Foundation Board Member, donor, and loyal daughter of the University, LTC. (Ret.) Iris Burton Bulls. Mrs. Bulls was a member of the class of 1978 with over 42 years of dedicated federal service, all primarily in the defense community.

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Save the Date: June 17, 2021

Save the Date: June 17, 2021

A Day of Giving, fundraising

Join the Trojan Community on June 17, 2021, for the Virginia State University's FIRST All In For State Day of Giving.  

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JMLI for African American Political Leadership

JMLI for African American Political Leadership

Save the Date Saturday, May 23, 2021, Honoring Graduates from Spring 2020, Fall 2020, Spring 2021

The JMLI at Virginia State University is devoted to developing, empowering, and cultivating African American leadership in the Commonwealth of Virginia through innovative training, policy collection and assistance, programming, research, and networking. 


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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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