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COLLEGE PROFILE

Virginia State University

Petersburg, VA

TUITION AND EXPENSES

Cost of AttendanceIn-state: $22,009
Out-of-state: $31,829
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $8,472
Out-of-state: $18,292
Room and Board
$10,562
Books and Supplies
$1,300
Other Expenses
$1,675
Payment PlansCredit card, external finance company

APPLYING FOR FINANCIAL AID

Financial Aid Office
E-mail
Web SiteFinancial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL Net Price Calculator URL
Application Process
Application DeadlinePriority deadline March 31
Final deadline May 1
Award NotificationOn a rolling basis beginning March 1
Methodology for Awarding
Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms RequiredCost to File
FAFSA
Code is 003764
Free
Institution's own form 

PROFILE OF 2015-16 FINANCIAL AID

Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants703 (91.9%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need703 (100.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid703 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met239 (34.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met60%
Average Award$10,985
Need-Based Gift
Received by 562 (79.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,485
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 507 (72.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,500
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 240 (34.1%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift160 (20.9%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $500
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants3,817 (90.0%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need3,817 (100.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid3,817 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met572 (15.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met58%
Average Award$11,586
Need-Based Gift
Received by 3,054 (80.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,940
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,748 (72.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,500
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 839 (22.0%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift427 (10.1%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $1,000
Borrowing
2016 Graduates Who
Took Out Loans
92%
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
$28,250
Parents Borrowing PLUS Loans 
Parents of Students
Receiving Aid
25.0%
Parents of Students Not
Receiving Aid
10.0%

FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS

Loans
Federal LoansDirect subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans 
Other LoansCollege/university loans
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based AvailableFederal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based AvailableAcademic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Music/Drama scholarships, Athletic scholarships, Minority scholarships, ROTC scholarships, Alumni affiliation scholarships, Job skill scholarships, Leadership scholarships, Religious affiliation scholarships
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement
Award Areas
Engineering/Technologies, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Biological Sciences, Computer Science
Number of Awards
125
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance
Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Art/Fine Arts, Dance, Music, Performing Arts
Number of Awards
15
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities
Award Areas
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Community Service, Hobbies/Interests, Leadership, Religious Involvement
Number of Awards
20
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics
Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
 
Employment
Work-Study ProgramsFederal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from
On-Campus Employment
$2,000
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CLASS OF 2022 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M ERW  
Average 3.19 3.56 417 537 22
Low 2.54 2.54 360 480 17
High 4.00 4.40 490 630 25
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