Overview

Student Population
30,697
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
Level of Study 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 16,549 prospective students applied, and 14,273 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 4,529 enrolled in the school.  25,301 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 5,396 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $12,094 plus fees of $2,399. VCU is ranked 575 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


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Getting In

Admission Standards
Difficult 
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SAT 1070/1260
ACT 21/28
GPA 3.58
Applications Accepted
86.2% 
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Applications Due Jan 15, 2020
Applicant Competition Very Low

Annual Cost to Attend

Virginia Resident Tuition
$12,094
In State Costs for Virginia Commonwealth University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$2,860
Other Fees$2,399
Room and Board $11,506
Budget for Other Expenses$3,182
Total One Year Cost$32,041
Out of State Tuition
$32,742
Out of State Costs for Virginia Commonwealth University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$2,860
Other Fees$2,399
Room and Board $11,506
Budget for Other Expenses$3,182
Total One Year Cost$52,689

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.