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Petersburg Colleges, Universities, Trade and Vocational Schools

Petersburg Colleges and Schools

Colleges in Petersburg, Virginia

There are at least 3 colleges in Petersburg, listed and described below. These schools represent 6,294 or more students (full-time and part-time), a combined student body equivalent to 5,526 full-time students, and a reported 3,234 dorm rooms.

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Medical Careers Institute


Richmond, VA; Henrico, VA

Start a great career in healthcare with Medical Careers Institute.

  • Program Categories: Health, Healthcare and Nursing
  • Degrees: Diploma, Associate, Bachelor

Aviation Institute of Maintenance


Chesapeake, VA

Aviation Institute of Maintenance schools are distinguished institutes committed to the education and personal enrichment of each student interested in the Aviation Industry.

  • Program Categories: Vocational and Trade
  • Degrees: Certificate

South University


Glen Allen, VA

As a student at South University, you will have the opportunity to learn from accomplished faculty members who have real-world experience in the subjects that they teach. Our small class sizes allow you to receive personalized attention from instructors, and the encouragement to recognize your goals for the future and the means to achieve them.

  • Program Categories: Health, Healthcare and Nursing
  • Degrees: Master, Associate, Bachelor
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Colleges in Petersburg with Selective Admissions

These schools do not admit all qualified applicants.
Based on 2008-2009 information.

Richard Bland College of the College of William and Mary
11301 Johnson Rd
Petersburg, VA 23805

  • Programs: physical sciences, liberal arts and sciences
  • Degrees/Certificates: Associate's.
  • Student Body: 1,402 students, 922 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 250 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Math: 360-490. Writing: 390-490.
  • Flexibility: AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Remedial services.

Southside Regional Medical Center
737 South Sycamore Street
Petersburg, VA 23803-5133

  • Programs: registered nursing, radiation therapist
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 172 students, 243 full-time equivalent.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance.

Virginia State University
One Hayden Drive
Petersburg, VA 23806

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: business management, criminal justice and safety, psychology, mass communication, physical education teaching, accounting, biology, liberal arts and sciences
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's. Bachelor's. Master's. Doctor's.
  • Student Body: 4,720 students, 4,361 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 2,984 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 400-470. Math: 390-470. Writing: 380-460.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available. Credit for experience. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.
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Colleges in Nearby Cities and Towns

(Student count includes part-time and full-time; not all students live in the city or town. Data as of 2007.)

City/Town Colleges Pop.
(2000)
Students Dorms
Richmond Colleges 18 197,790 52,153 8,610

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