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Virginia Commonwealth University

Virginia Commonwealth University

910 W Franklin St
Richmond, VA 23284-2512
(804) 828-0100

Virginia Commonwealth University is a public, 4-year, research institution, founded in 1838. This university, which is 1.1 miles from the center of the city, is located in Richmond, VA. This research university is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Virginia. This university offers subjects such as forensic science and human resources. VCU offers students 27 certificates, 59 bachelors level degrees, 69 masters level degrees, and 34 degrees at the doctoral level. In 2010, 32,027 students pursued degrees from the 117 programs at this university. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges accredits this university. It is one of 4 institutions with a medical school in Virginia.

Admission

In 2010, 12,924 students applied to this university for admission. VCU admitted close to 70% of applicants or 9,176 students. Approximately 59% of the admitted students are women.

Admission

In 2010, 12,924 students applied to this university for admission. VCU admitted close to 70% of applicants or 9,176 students. Approximately 59% of the admitted students are women.

  • Percent Admitted students who applied: 71%
  • Percent Admitted of women who applied were admitted: 71%
  • Percent Admitted of men who applied were admitted: 72%

Student Demographics

This university had 32,027 students enrolled in 2010.

Student Demographics

This university had 32,027 students enrolled in 2010.

  • Total Enrolled Male: 13772
  • Total Enrolled Female: 18255
  • Undergraduate Male: 10215
  • Undergraduate Female: 13002
  • Graduate Male: 3436
  • Graduate Female: 5374
Information based on 2010-12 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.
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