Virginia State University

Petersburg, VA
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Virginia State University Review

Petersburg, VA, 1 Hayden Drive
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Career Preparation A-
Students and Culture A-
Facilities A-
Activities and Groups A-
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Excellent

Virginia State University is a medium sized, public, four-year university enrolling 4,696 students and offering 57 degrees in Petersburg, VA.

Study Areas, Degree Popularity

Check out the most popular majors and specific degrees students have earned at Virginia State University.

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
1
Education and Liberal Arts
232 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Business Teacher Education
0
Counselor Education/school Counseling and Guidance Services
38
Curriculum and Instruction
15
Educational Leadership and Administration
7
15
English Language and Literature
9
6
Liberal Arts
33
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
73
Sport and Fitness Administration/management
14
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education
16
6
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
2
Human and Social Sciences
212 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Health/medical Psychology
5
History
15
8
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies
25
9
Political Science
16
Psychology
65
9
Public Administration
0
Social Work
41
Sociology
19
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
3
Legal and Law
109 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Corrections and Criminal Justice
0
Criminal Justice
109
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
4
Business
106 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting
22
Business Administration and Management
58
Business/managerial Economics
4
4
Marketing/marketing Management
18
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
5
Communication and Media
85 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Mass Communication
71
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication
14
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
6
Mathematics and Science
77 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Biology
50
5
Chemistry
6
Mathematics
9
7
Physics
0
0
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
7
Engineering
47 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer Engineering
12
Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologies/technicians
5
0
Industrial Technology/technician
10
Manufacturing Engineering
12
Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/technicians
8
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
8
Computer Technology
44 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer Science
12
6
Information Science/studies
0
Management Information Systems
26
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
9
Trades and Careers
28 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Family and Consumer Economics and Related Services
28
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
10
Agriculture
24 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Agriculture
22
Plant Sciences
2
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
11
Hospitality
23 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Hospitality Management
23
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
12
Art and Design
16 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Music Performance
5
Visual and Performing Arts
11
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
13
Healthcare
3 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Dietetics/dietitian
0
Registered Nurse
3
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
School Accreditation Information
This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Specialized institution accreditations:
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic Internship
Didactic Program in Dietetics
National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools
*Source data obtained from U.S. Department of Education's Office of Post-secondary Education (OPE)
Alumni & Student Reviews
A- Excellent
Career Preparation
What letter grade would you give your school on how well it prepares students for a career in the real world?
Based on 1 Reviews
Alumni
English, Class of 1993

I work in a middle school. We don't offer a curriculum that prepares students for a career in the real world. We do make real world connections through our core class work.

Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Students and Culture
What letter grade would you give the students/culture at your school?
Based on 1 Reviews
Alumni
English, Class of 1993

This is a diverse population of students. They are primarily suburban students. We also have a high ESL population with an increase in special education students. The school environment is one of inclusivity.

Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Facilities
What letter grade would you give the facilities at your school.
Based on 1 Reviews
Alumni
English, Class of 1993

We have four computer labs, six computer laptops, each classroom has at least one to two additional computers for student use, ten tablets, computers in the library, tvs in each classroom including the library, office, and cafeteria.

Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Activities and Groups
What overall letter grade would you give the activities/groups at your school?
Based on 1 Reviews
Alumni
English, Class of 1993

Athletics (basketball, football, and wrestling), the step team, band and orchestra.

Rated January 2016
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