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Virginia State University

Petersburg, VA

Virginia State University says their General Education Program "is founded on the principles of academic excellence and personal growth and comprises the core curriculum for all baccalaureate degrees offered by the institution. Driven by the University's Mission and Principles, the program endeavors to develop engaged, enlightened, productive citizens in a changing world." [Source]

Website: http://www.vsu.edu/

B

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3,899
Undergraduate
Enrollment
31%
4-Year
Graduation Rate
$9,154
In-State Tuition & Fees
(annually)
$20,909
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees
(annually)

13:1
Student to Faculty Ratio
13.0%
Student Loan Default Rate
General Education Requirements

Composition

YES

Literature

YES

Foreign Language

NO

U.S. Government/History

NO

Economics

NO

Mathematics

YES

Science

YES


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Curriculum last evaluated: 6/3/2021

2021-22 enrollment and tuition data, and four-year graduation rates for first-time, full-time freshmen who enrolled in Fall 2012, are derived from the National Center for Education Statistics’ College Navigator.