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Virginia State University is an historically black public land-grant institution of higher education providing academic programs that integrate instruction, research, and extension/public service. There are 4 undergraduate schools and 1 graduate school. The 652 acre campus is in a suburban area 25 miles south of Richmond. Including residence halls, there are 52 buildings.

Active fraternities, sororities and over 40 clubs and organizations are on campus. Tours of the campus are available through the admissions office.

Location: Petersburg Virginia 23806 Telephone 804-524-5902 Toll Free: 800-871-7611 Fax 804-524-5055

Other Education nearby:
(Midlothian) Blackwater Outdoor Experiences
(Newport News) Christopher Newport University
(Williamsburg) College of William and Mary
(Petersburg) Virginia State University
(Richmond) Westhampton Day School

03/02 Coming to The Petersburg area
Pork in the Park BBQ Festival Salisbury MD April19-21 Follow your nose to the Pork in the Park BBQ Festival. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, this Eastern Shore staple will be served up April 19-21st at Salisbury's WinterPlace Park.
Hampton Roads Greek Festival Hampton Roads VA May30-June2 Winner of the Peninsula Gold Award for best outdoor festival in 2012.
Virginia Pork Festival Emporia VA June12 The Virginia Pork Festival is one of the East Coast's largest food festivals, combines outstanding pork dishes with continuous live music from multiple stages.
Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival Harrisonburg VA June9-16 The Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival is a week-long summer music festival devoted to promoting an appreciation and understanding of the music of Bach and a featured composer, country, era or people.
66th Annual Hard Crab Derby Crisfield MD August30-September1 Held at the Somers Cove Marina. Crab Races, Crab Cooking Contest, Crab Picking contest, Parade, Skiff Races, Boat Docking Contest, Crafts, Carnival, Games, Swim Meet, Entertainment, Fresh Seafood
Richmond's Original Italian Street Festival Richmond VA September28-29 Richmond's 17th Street Market will be magically transformed into an authentic Italian village for this year’s 8th Annual Italian Festival.