Virginia Union University (VUU)

Richmond, VA

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Virginia Union University

Virginia Union University

Virginia Union University Student Essentials

Virginia Union University Student Essentials
Region: Mid-Atlantic
Setting: Mid-size City Setting
Type: Private
Affiliation: Baptist
Size: Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Panthers
Website: www.vuu.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Open Admissions
In-State Tuition: $14,630
Out-of-State Tuition: $14,630
Retention Rate: 49%
Enrollment: 1,984
Year Established: 1865

About VUU

Virginia Union University (VUU) is a well-respected, private four-year university, established to nourish the academic goals and success of the African American community.

Established in Richmond, Virginia just shortly after the American Civil War in 1865, the university was founded on the hope to promote education for all people, regardless of race.

Virginia Union University has a deep history of dedicating its resources to uplifting the individual and acknowledging the power of education.

Today, Virginia Union University continues its original goal of creating opportunities for everyone. VUU is made up of four schools: education, psychology and interdisciplinary studies; business; humanities and social sciences; and mathematics, science and technology.

VUU accepts federal financial aid obtained through the FAFSA, and offers career and personal counseling to assist all of its students in their pursuit of a better career, and a better life. Contact Virginia Union University today for more details.

VUU Map & Location

Virginia Union University
1500 N Lombardy St
Richmond, VA 23220


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Getting Around VUU

Walkability

Excellent walkability. You do not need a car for this area.

9/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Richmond, VA

Winter
Dec
51
31
Jan
47
28
Feb
52
31
Spring
Mar
60
37
Apr
70
46
May
78
55
Summer
Jun
86
65
Jul
90
69
Aug
88
67
Fall
Sep
81
60
Oct
71
48
Nov
61
39

VUU Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 1,544
Freshman Class 516
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 1,984

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 1%
  • African American: 95%
  • Caucasian: 1%
  • Unknown and Other: 3%
Latino 1%
African American 95%
Caucasian 1%
Unknown and Other 3%

Undergraduate 78%
Graduate 22%
Full-Time 74%
Part-Time 26%
Women 60%
Men 40%
International 0%
Domestic 100%

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