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Virginia State Universities & Colleges

    University of Virginia

    • The University of Virginia confers bachelor's degrees in 51 majors including kinesiology, classical literature and computer engineering. This Virginia state school offers 11 libraries to help students complete their research including the Harrison Institute for American History, Literature and Culture. Applicants and students with financial needs submit materials to the school's Jefferson Scholars Program and the Alumni Fund Scholarship. Students spend time outside of the classroom viewing art at the University Art Museum and catching shows at the John Paul Jones Arena. The school's on-campus housing ranges from apartments and suites to language houses devoted to world cultures.

      University of Virginia
      P.O. Box 400160
      Charlottesville, VA 22904-4160
      (434) 982-3200

    Virginia State University

    • Students at Virginia State University pursue bachelor's degrees in diverse academic fields like engineering technology, project management and plant science. The admissions office at Virginia State University helps applicants and students pay for school with Presidential, Provost and University scholarships. This state university houses students from freshman to senior year in 15 residence halls and apartments. Campus organizations like the Trojan Yearbook and the Virginia Statesman newspaper allow students to boost their resumes for future job searches. Virginia State University also operates the Fitness/Wellness Center for students trying to stay in shape.

      Virginia State University
      1 Hayden Drive
      Petersburg, VA 23806
      (804) 524-5000

    Virginia Tech University

    • Virginia Tech University in Blacksburg attracts students with 70 majors ranging from aerospace engineering to wildlife science. This Virginia state university features art exhibits at the Armory Gallery and thousands of books at the Newman Library. Students stay close to class and extracurricular activities in the university's 28 residence halls and apartment buildings. The school offers more than 600 student clubs and activities including the Real Estate Club and the Student Film Organization. Virginia Tech University's well-known Hokies football team plays to sold-out crowds in Lane Stadium every fall.

      Virginia Tech University
      201 Burruss Hall
      Blacksburg, VA 24061
      (540) 231-6000

    George Mason University

    • George Mason University in Fairfax offers bachelor's degrees in dozens of academic fields including computer game design, marketing and sports management. This Virginia private college features five libraries to aid in student research including the Fenwick Library. The school features six residential areas capable of housing 5,000 students as of spring 2010. Students stay busy by participating in more than 200 organizations like the French Club and Teachers of Tomorrow. The school's Center for the Arts features a student art gallery along with a theater for touring musicals and comedians.

      George Mason University
      4400 University Drive
      Fairfax, VA 22030
      (703) 993-1000

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