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Virginia Union University

Richmond, VA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate69%

Virginia Union University Academics

Virginia Union University requires a minimum of 120 semester hours to complete a bachelor's degree.

There is no accelarated degree program at Virginia Union University, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. Virginia Union University accepts transfer credits. Additionally, Virginia Union University has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

NOTE: Around 42% of students who start college at Virginia Union University finish the requirements for graduation within six years.

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Academic Options Yes No Note
Accelerated Degree Program X
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: Virginia Union University may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

What Classes Do I Have To Take At Virginia Union University?

Virginia Union University has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are required to fulfill a language requirement as well as a math and science requirement.

Students do not have to take a computer class.

Course Required?
2nd Language Yes
Math Yes
Science Yes
Computer No

Reminder: Check with Virginia Union University directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at Virginia Union University

When choosing a major, Virginia Union University students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Virginia Union University. Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed. Virginia Union University false.Virginia Union University offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.

NOTE: Double majoring may require more work but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to grad school.

Frequently Asked Questions About Virginia Union University

Does Virginia Union University Offer Learning Disability Services?

🟨 Check with Virginia Union University directly for information on any possible available services for students with disabilities.

Does Virginia Union University Offer Online Classes?

✅ Virginia Union University true for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does Virginia Union University Offer Credit for AP Classes?

✅ Virginia Union University true Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does Virginia Union University Have An Honors Program?

✅ Virginia Union University true for highly-qualified applicants.

Does Virginia Union University Require Internships?

🟨 Virginia Union University does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors. Students can look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.

Additional Information About Virginia Union University

Virginia Union University Library

The main library on campus is the L. Douglas Wilder Learning Resource Center and Library and there is one other library on campus.

Dual Degree Programs at Virginia Union University

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.

Virginia Union University offers these dual degree programs:

•3-2 dual degree program in engineering in partnership with Howard University, Virginia Commonwealth University and Michigan State


What is ROTC?

The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.

Does Virginia Union University have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every college. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

Virginia Union University has an Army ROTC program.

Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at Virginia Union University include:

•an Army ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus

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