Virginia State University is on a 236-acre campus in a suburban setting in Petersburg, Virginia, not far from Richmond. There are many activities and organizations for Virginia State University students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.
Virginia State University also has fraternities and sororities.
Virginia State University has a thriving AbstraKt Entertainment. In fact, more students participate in AbstraKt Entertainment than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Virginia State University include Golden Key Honor Society, The Betterment of Brothers and Sisters, Diversified Virtue Entertainment and Sankofa.
The Virginia State University community comes together each year for Homecoming, Spring Fling and Welcome to the Land of Troy.
Virginia State University offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through freshman year. First year students are given priority for on-campus housing. There are 2,921 spots available in on-campus housing for all 4,165 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 2,387 students chose to live on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Virginia State University offers coed housing and .
At Virginia State University there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the unversity, funding, and compention level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Virginia State University:
|Sport||Mens Intramural||Womens Intramural||Mens Division||Womens Division||Mens Scholarships||Womens Scholarships|
|Club Teamsheerleading||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2|
|Golf||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Cross Country Running||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Tennis||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Track And Field||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Virginia State University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Virginia State University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
Virginia State University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Virginia State University, take Interstate 95 to Petersburg, VA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Richmond International airport.
Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Virginia State University's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour
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