If you want to apply to Virginia State University, the deadline for Fall 2023 admissions is May 1 and the application fee is $25.
The following is an overiew of some of Virginia State University's admissions stats.
|Virginia State University 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||2.8|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||5%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Test Optional|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||72%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||20%|
These are the application deadlines for Virginia State University.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
|Regular Decision||Yes||May 1||––|
Virginia State University does not offer early decision or early action.
➡️ Find a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.
It is not difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
Virginia State University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are given the most weight when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis on the areas where you shine.
What does Virginia State University consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
Make sure to check with Virginia State University for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Virginia State University, all applicants must submit the following items. Make sure to check in with Virginia State University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||2|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||2.2|
Students admitted to Virginia State University have an average unweighted GPA of 2.8.
Out of all students that were admitted, 53% submitted a class rank. At Virginia State University 5% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 17% were in the top 25% and 57% were in the top 50%.
At Virginia State University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||––|
|3.50 and 3.74||––|
|3.25 and 3.49||––|
|3.00 and 3.24||––|
|2.50 and 2.9||––|
|2.00 and 2.49||––|
This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.
Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Virginia State University directly.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
Virginia State University considers standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
Virginia State University is a test optional school. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2022, 72% of Virginia State University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 20% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be most competitive at Virginia State University, you should strive to earn between 15 and 19 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 19 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Virginia State University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 19, and three out of four students scored lower than 19 on the ACT.
A 15 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Virginia State University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 15.
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For transfer students, it is not difficult to get admitted to Virginia State University.
For transfer students wishing to start in the fall, the deadline to apply is May 1.
Transfer students can enroll in Virginia State University during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Virginia State University?
❌ Students who are admitted to Virginia State University must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department.
Does Virginia State University accept transfer credits?
✅ Virginia State University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Virginia State University accepts:
• CLEP subject tests • Life Long Learning Credit
Does Virginia State University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
✅ Virginia State University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Virginia State University?
❌ No, Virginia State University is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you probably want to include them. If you scored lower than a school's average, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application.
What is Virginia State University's acceptance rate?
✅ Virginia State University has an acceptance rate of 94%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Virginia State University?
❌ Virginia State University does not offer early decision.
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First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Virginia State University is May 1.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Virginia State University is May 1.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
19 and Above
15 to 19
15 and Less
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Virginia State University is 17. Students with an ACT score of 19 and above have a good chance of getting into Virginia State University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 15 and 19 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 15 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Virginia State University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 2.85. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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