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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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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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