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Virginia Commonwealth University


Overview

Student Population
30,872
 Location Richmond, Virginia
 Online vcu.edu 
School Type Public 4 Year
Size Large
Profit Status Non-profit
On campus housing Yes
Degrees Offered 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 15,629 prospective students applied, and 12,683 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 4,150 enrolled in the school.  25,337 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 5,535 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $11,340 plus fees of $2,284. VCU is ranked 525 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2018 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


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Admission Standards
Challenging
Test Scores
SAT ACT GPA
SAT1060/1270
ACT21/27
GPA3.58
Applications Accepted
81.2%
Applications DueJan 15, 2019
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

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%