School Overview

Virginia Commonwealth University is a Public, 4 years college located in Richmond, Virginia. VCU ranked 218th in National Universities and 14th in Virginia Colleges.
It has a total enrollment of 28,594 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. It is a Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. VCU's acceptance rate is 92.77% last year (undergraduate school).
Virginia Commonwealth University is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges.
Contact Information
Address910 W Franklin St, Richmond, VA 23284-2512
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School Category
School TypePublic, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryResearch University (very high research activity)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice

Admission Information

The acceptance rate of Virginia Commonwealth University is 92.77% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 25.04%. The application fees are $70 for undergraduate programs and $70 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate92.77 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)25.04 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$70
Graduate Application Fees$70

Tuition & Fees

VCU's 2022 tuition & fees is $15,028 for Virginia residents and $36,366 for out-of-students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition & fees is $15,518 for Virginia residents and $29,546 for out-of-students.
Virginia ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$15,028$36,366
Graduate Tuition & Fees$15,518$29,546
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 28,594 students have enrolled for academic year 2021-2022. Among them, 3,919 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. VCU has 21,394 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 7,200 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students28,594
Undergraduate Students21,394
Graduate Students7,200
Online Enrollment3,919

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs241 Programs
Number of online programs29 Programs
Offered Degrees/Programs2-4 Year Certificate
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Post-Master Certificate
Doctorate (Research)
Doctorate (Professional Practice)

On-campus Services

Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students

Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
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