You will pay your normal tuition/fees to your home campus.
OPEN - Host campus accepts ALL qualified applicants.
Estimated Per Semester
Costs For Room And Meals: $6,236
Policies & Procedures
Campus Detail Info
Member Campus Links
How to Apply
Applications are submitted through your home campus coordinator.
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VSU students live and learn on a 236-acre main campus, with more than 50 buildings, including 16 dormitories and 17 classroom buildings, and a 416-acre agricutural research facility. Virginia Sate University offers 52 baccalaureate, master's, doctorate and certificates of advanced study programs. These programs are within the Colleges of Engineering and Technology, Natural and Health Sciences, Agriculture, Humanities and Social Sciences, Reginald F. Lewis College of Business, and Individualized Studies.
Through a challenging academic progam, diverse student organizations and exciting extracurricular activities, Virginia State University encourages students to Build A Better World.
Campus Location - Virginia State University is approximately 125 miles south of Washington, DC and 20 miles south of Richmond, VA via I-95. It is approximately 30 miles from the Richmond International Airport.
Music & Art departments may require additional submissions.Please contact department for details.Limitations
Some departments have GPA requirements.Please contact NSE Coordinator for details. Music Department may require audition and recommendation from home campus. Visual Arts and Design Department may require sample of work.Notable Academic Programs
Unique Academic Programs
Agriculture: Agricultural Business, Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Sciences, Agricultural Technology Management, Animal Sciences, Aquaculture, Crop Science/Management, Fruit and Vegetable Production, Horticulture, Plant and Soil Systems, Plant Science, Soil Science, Veterinary Medicine, Veterinary Science
Area Studies: African Studies, Afro-American Studies, Black Studies
Art/Design/Fine Art: Art, Art Education, Computer Graphics, Design, Fine Art, Graphic Design, Studio Art, Visual Arts
Athletics: Fitness and Sports Science, Health and Fitness Teaching, Physical Education, Sports Management/Administration
Biological Sciences: Biology/Life Science
Business: Accounting, Actuarial Science, Business, Business Administration, Business Information Systems, Entrepreneurship, Finance/Banking, Human Resource Management, International Business, Management, Management Information Systems, Marketing, Marketing, Retailing and Merchandising, Public Administration, Public Relations
Chemistry: Biochemistry, Chemistry, Forensic Chemistry
Communications: Audio Production Technology, Broadcasting, Communication, Electronic Media, Electronic Media News, Electronic Media Production and Management, Journalism, Mass Communication, Print Media, Radio and Television Studies, Television, Visual Design/Web Media
Computer Science: System Administration
Consumer and Family Studies: Child Consumer and Family Studies, Consumer Sciences/Services, Family Science/Services
Criminal Justice: Corrections, Criminal Justice, Forensic Investigation, Juvenile Justice
Earth Sciences: Earth Science, Physical Sciences
Economics: Economics, International Economics
Education: Business and Marketing Education, Childhood Studies, Early Childhood, Elementary Education, English, Health Education, Home Economics, Junior High/Middle School Mathematics, Learning Disabilities, Mathematics, Music, Physical Education, Preschool Education, Science, Secondary Education, Special Education, Technology Education
Engineering: Computer Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Engineering, Engineering Physics, Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
English: Comparative Literature, English, Language and Literacy, Literature, Writing
Environmental Studies: Environmental Sciences
Fashion: Apparel/Fashion Design, Apparel/Fashion Merchandising, Textile Design, Textiles and Clothing
Food Science: Food Services Management, Nutrition
Foreign Language: Arabic, French, French as a Foreign Language, Spanish
General Studies: Individualized Degree Program, Individualized Studies, Interdisciplinary Studies
Health and Safety Sciences: Dietetics, Health Science
Hospitality and Tourism: Hospitality Management, Hotel/Restaurant Management, Tourism Management
Industrial Studies: Industrial Education and Technology, Industrial Technology
Information Studies: Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, Information Systems
Mathematics: Actuarial Mathematics, Mathematics, Statistics
Military Sciences: Army ROTC
Music: Choral Music
Performing Arts: Choral Music, Dance, Jazz Composition, Music, Music Education, Music Performance, Music/Jazz Studies, Performance, Piano Pedagogy
Philosophy/Religious Studies: Philosophy
Political Science: Political Science, Public Administration/Affairs
Psychology: Counseling, Psychology
Recreation: Recreation, Sports Management
Sociology/Social Work: Social Work, Sociology
Technology: Computer Engineering Technology, Electronics Engineering Technology, Engineering Technology, Industrial Engineering Technology, Industrial Technology, Information Systems Technology, Manufacturing Engineering Technology, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Technology Education
Figures are current as of 7/24/2017.
Important Notes: NSE incoming students are only required to pay housing deposit and parking fee (if vehicle is on campus). Amounts are listed above. Admissions fees are not required for NSE students.
Exchange with Canada - Health Insurance
For eligible Plan B students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.
Regardless of Plan A or Plan B, students exchanging to or from Canada, apply for financial aid at their home campus.
NSE students are assigned to Moore Hall in double rooms. Cost per double occupancy is $4039.50.
Meal Plans Per Semester
19 meal/ week plan includes 5 guest meals & $70 dining dollars 14 meal/ week plan includes 5 guest meals & $170 dining dollars 10 meal/ week plan includes 5 guest meals & $270 dining dollars