Virginia Union University

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Virginia Union University is a historically black college found in Richmond, VA. Virginia Union University has an enrollment of over a thousand students.

Many of the students getting into Virginia Union University got an SAT score within the range of 670 to 840, or got accepted with an ACT score between 13 to 17. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Virginia Union University average GPA range for accepted students is around 2.36 - 2.72. 58% of all applicants are granted admission to Virginia Union University, from which 16% choose to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Virginia Union University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Virginia Union University was reported as 58.5% in Fall 2013 with over 4,310 applications submitted to Virginia Union University. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • ACT Scores: 13 - 17
  • Average GPA: 2.36 - 2.72

How Hard Is It to Get into Virginia Union University?

Applicant Selectivity: Low

Students applying to Virginia Union University have a higher chance of getting accepted due to the low selectivity of the school as determined by the average standardized test scores ACT/SAT and average high school GPA of applicants from previous years.

How Does Virginia Union University Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Virginia Union University is five percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
University of Richmond31.2%
Randolph-Macon College63.7%
University of Mary Washington81.0%
Longwood University81.4%
Hampden-Sydney College54.9%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Virginia Union University (Fall 2013)

ACT®Score Range
English11 - 15
Math15 - 17
Composite Score13 - 17
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