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About Virginia Commonwealth University

Virginia Commonwealth University is a Public, 4 years college located in Richmond, Virginia.
It has a total enrollment of 29,070 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. The acceptance rate at Virginia Commonwealth University is 91.00% last year (undergraduate school).
Virginia Commonwealth University is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges.
Address910 W Franklin St, Richmond, VA 23284-2512
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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 91.00% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 30.00%.
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Acceptance Rate91.00 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)30.00 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$70
Graduate Application Fees$65

Tuition & Fees

The tuition & fees at Virginia Commonwealth University, for academic year 2019-2020 is $14,710 for Virginia residents and $36,048 for out-of-students. For graduate programs, the 2020 tuition & fees are $15,200 for Virginia residents and $29,228 for out-of-students.
Virginia ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$14,710$36,048
Graduate Tuition & Fees$15,200$29,228

Student Population

At Virginia Commonwealth University, total 29,070 are attending classes. Among them, 10,467 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. VCU has 21,943 students and the graduate school has 7,127 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students29,070
Undergraduate Students21,943
Graduate Students7,127
Online Enrollment10,467

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs222 Programs
Number of online programs29 Programs
Offered Degrees/Programs2-4 Year Certificate
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Post-Master Certificate
Doctorate (Research)
Doctorate (Professional Practice)

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Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
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Weekend/Evening College
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