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VSU Ranks Among Top HBCUs Nationwide

VSU Top Rank HBCUs Nationwide

Washington Monthly Magazine ranks VSU as the top HBCU in Virginia and in the top 12% of all Bang-for-your-Buck institutions in the southeast region of the United States.

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VSU Offers Employees Funding to Purchase a Home

The VSU “Home Assistance Payment Initiative,” or VSU-HAPI, is a first-of-its-kind and innovative program designed to attract and retain highly qualified employees and improve the economies of local communities.

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Virginia State University Now Accepting Applications For Free Tuition For Local Students For The 2023-2024 School Year

Virginia State University Now Accepting Applications For Free Tuition For Local Students For The 2023-2024 School Year

Virginia State University leads the Virginia College Affordability Network (VCAN) initiative and provides access to hundreds of Pell-eligible students with free-tuition. This opportunity is for students who graduate from a high school within 45 miles of the campus (Chesterfield County, Colonial Heights, Dinwiddie County, Henrico County, Hopewell City, Petersburg City, Prince George County, and Richmond City) and desire access to a University that can provide a quality education and experience.

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VSU Statement on the Murder of Tyre Nichols

Tonight, we brace ourselves for the release of the video vividly chronicling the murder by cop of 28-year-old Tyre Nichols. Mr. Nichols was brutally beaten by members of the Memphis, Tennessee Police Department during a violent arrest following a traffic stop. He was hospitalized and died a few days later.

VSU Accounting Students Offer Free Tax Assistance To Local Residents

Virginia State University Accounting students have partnered with the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to provide tax assistance to local residents. As part of the Special Topics Service-Learning course in the VSU Reginald F. Lewis College of Business (RFLCB), students will provide tax preparation and filing assistance to Tri-Cities residents.

VSU to Receive $2.2m to Further Improve Campus High-speed Internet

Virginia State University will receive $2.2M in federal funding for the VSU Broadband Improvement Project. This project will further improve broadband access and reliability on the Virginia State University campus to ensure equitable and quality internet access for student success.

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Events

Black History Month 2023

Black History Month 2023

Virginia State University and Chesterfield County proudly present our 34th Black History Month Celebration.

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I Have A Dream Internship and Career Expo

I Have A Dream Internship and Career Expo

Please join us in the Multipurpose Center on February 9, 2023, from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. The internship and career expo is open to all alumni and students.

Aerial Tour Video

While we hope you’ll take the time to visit our HBCU college campus in person, our aerial tour is the next best thing.

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