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Richmond, Virginia

Virginia Commonwealth University

Overview

Student Population
30,675
Virginia Commonwealth University overview
Location Richmond, Virginia
Online vcu.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Virginia Commonwealth University overview
Size Large
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Religious Affiliation Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Richmond, Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University is a large four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 15,248 prospective students applied, and 12,793 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 4,130 enrolled in the school.  25,122 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 5,553 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $11,340 plus fees of $2,284. VCU is ranked 590 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


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Admission Standards
Challenging 
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SAT 1140/1320
ACT 21/27
GPA 3.58
Applications Accepted
83.9% 
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Applications Due Jan 15, 2020
Applicant Competition Very Low

Annual Cost to Attend

Virginia Resident Tuition
$11,340
In State Costs for Virginia Commonwealth University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$2,860
Other Fees$2,284
Room and Board $11,506
Budget for Other Expenses$3,182
Total One Year Cost$31,172
Out of State Tuition
$30,712
Out of State Costs for Virginia Commonwealth University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$2,860
Other Fees$2,284
Room and Board $11,506
Budget for Other Expenses$3,182
Total One Year Cost$50,544

Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$47,500 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
53% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Virginia Commonwealth University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 15%
Visual and Performing Arts 13%
Health Professions 9%
Psychology 9%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting 8%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=234030 IPEDS survey data for Virginia Commonwealth University.