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  • Virginia State University

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    P.O. Box 9001
    Petersburg, VA 23806
    (804) 524-5045
    (804) 524-5012 (fax)
    Hours:
    Scheduled Tours
    Tuesday and Thursdays at 10:00 am and 2:00 pm

    About Us

    Building a Better World Since 1882 Virginia State University, founded in 1882, is one of Virginia's two land-grant institutions, and is located 20 minutes south of Richmond in the village of read more
    • About

      Building a Better World Since 1882 Virginia State University, founded in 1882, is one of Virginia's two land-grant institutions, and is located 20 minutes south of Richmond in the village of Ettrick.
      With a current student population of approximately 4,600, the University sits atop a rolling landscape overlooking the Appomattox River with expansive views of Petersburg. Our 231-acre campus boasts 11 residence halls, 18 academic buildings and a 412-acre agriculture research facility.

      OUR COLLEGES
      VSU features academic environments within six colleges: The College of Agriculture, The Reginald F. Lewis College of Business, The College of Education, The College of Engineering and Technology, The College of Humanities and Social Sciences, and The College of Natural and Health Sciences.

      OUR PROGRAMS
      VSU offers 31 undergraduate degree programs, 17 graduate degree programs, two doctoral degree programs, and seven certificate programs. Check out our programs here.

      OUR ACCREDITATION
      Virginia State University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, masters and doctorate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Virginia State University.

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    • Whom to Contact

      • Durba Chatterjee
        P.O. Box 9001
        Petersburg, VA 23806
        Phone: (804) 524-5045
        Fax: (804) 524-5012
    • Directions

      Follow 1-95,Take exit (Temple Avenue). Turn left at Temple Avenue and continue to second traffic light (Boulevard).Turn left at Boulevard and continue to fourth traffic light (Dupuy Road). Turn right at Dupuy Road which changes to River Road. The campus will be on your left. Enter at Matthew-Jefferson Drive. Proceed around Matthew-Jefferson Drive onto University Avenue. Turn right onto Hayden Street. Virginia Hall is located to your left opposite of Jones Dining Hall.