B.Sc. On Campus


Virginia State University

48 months
18627 USD/year
18627 USD/year
5540 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


All land-grant institutions share the tripartite mission of teaching, research, and extension. The Department of Agriculture at Virginia State University offers a comprehensive Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture.


The Agriculture Department at Virginia State University has a history of graduating men and women who have become leaders in their fields of study. 

Our faculty work closely with research and extension faculty to offer our students experiential learning opportunities in their area of interest. 

Key Features 

  • These include experiential learning at VSU’s Randolph Farm, a 400+ acre facility near the main campus. Some of our students work part-time in the Agricultural Research Station laboratories and/or at Randolph Farm. 
  • Our students are encouraged to pursue internship opportunities to make them more marketable for positions with USDA, other federal agencies, state agencies, municipalities, colleges and universities, private industry, and more. An entrepreneurship course is offered for those considering a start-up business.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Aquatic Culture Systems Design
  • Management of Aquatic Weeds
  • Fish Pathology
  • Limnology
  • Fish Breeding and Genetics
  • Salmonids

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed application                                          
  • Completed International Applicant Supplement
  • Official or certified copies of all academic records in Native Language to include examinations from the examinations councils (copies will not be accepted). 
  • Translated academic records/ transcripts, originals only, copies not accepted (We recommend World Education Services)
  • Official SAT or ACT scores sent directly from test agency.
  • Official TOEFL or IELTS scores for non-native English speakers.
  • Two letters of recommendation – Freshmen only (one must be from your Guidance Counselor). 
  • Personal Statement or essay on your Future Aspirations                                               
  • Proof of Immunization

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18627 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18627 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    18627 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18627 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    5540 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5540 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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