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Address910 W Franklin St, Richmond, VA 23284-2512
Phone804-828-0100
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School TypePublic, 4 or more years
Carnegie CategoryResearch University (very high research activity)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Virginia Commonwealth University Campus, Richmond, VA
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2021 Tuition & Fees and 2022 Estimation

For undergraduate school, the 2021 tuition and fees of Virginia Commonwealth University are $14,710 for in-state students and $36,048 for out-of-state students. For graduate programs, its 2021 tuition and fees are $15,200 for in-state students and $29,228 for out-of-state students.
The estimated 2022 tuition & fees are $14,825 for Virginia residents and $36,193 for out-of-state students based on the tuition changes over the past five years. The estimated 2022 graduate school tuition & fees are $15,315 for Virginia residents and $29,373 for out-of-state students.
The average earning in 10 years after graduation from the school is $49,700. The average salary varies depending on the field of study where the Computer and Information Sciences program shows the highest salary with $64,600 after graduating.
2020-21 Tuition & Fees2021-22 Estimation
In-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate$14,710$36,048
Graduate$15,200$29,228
*Updated with 2021 tuition data: source: NCES (National Center for Education Statistics)
In-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate$14,825$36,193
Graduate$15,315$29,373
The estimation for 2021-2022 tuition costs is based on the cost change rates of last year.

2021 Key Stats

The Acceptance rate at Virginia Commonwealth University is 87% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 30%. The average SAT scores submitted by enrolled students is 1,165.
The average graduation rate is 67%. Total 30,697 students are attending the school and the school offers campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory and residence halls possessed by the school). Key academic stats for the school are listed in the next table.
2021 Key Academics Statistics at VCU
Admission Stats »87% Acceptance Rate / 30% Yield
Test Scores »1,165 SAT / 25 ACT
Graduation Rate »67%
Transfer-out Rate20%
Retention Rate85%(full-time), 54% (part-time)
Student to Faculty Ratio5.56% (18 to 1)
Student Population »30,697 (23,693 undergraduate)
Average Financial Aid »$9,790
Average Earning After 10 years of graduation$49,700
Average Salary by Field of Study$18,300 - $64,600

Special Learning Opportunities and On-Campus Student Services

Virginia Commonwealth University offers online classes (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. It has ROTC programs and offers teacher certification programs designed to prepare students to meet the requirements for certification as teachers. The next table summarizes the special learning opportunities.
Special Learning Opportunities at VCU
Online ClassUndergraduate, Graduate
ROTCArmy
Weekend/Evening CollegeYes
Teacher CertificationYes
Study AbroadYes
VCU provides several student services including remedial services, academic/career counseling services, employment services for students, Placement services for completers.
On-Campus Student Services at VCU
Remedial servicesYes
Academic/career counseling serviceYes
Employment services for studentsYes
Placement services for completersYes
On-campus day care for students' childrenYes
Library facilities at institutionVarious Library Facilities Provided

Campus Life

The following table illustrates the special characteristics of Virginia Commonwealth University. It has dormitories (or campus-owned housing) and its capacity is 6,628. It also offers separate board/meal plans and the annual cost is $4,580.
VCU Special Characteristics
Religious AffiliationNot applicable
Has HospitalYes
Offer Medical DegreeYes
Board/Meal PlanYes
Dormitory Capacity6,628



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