VCU Overview


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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 14,815 prospective students applied, and 11,697 were granted admission. Of those admitted 3,997 enrolled in the school. 25,273 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 5,645 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2015/2016, excluding room and board, is $10,586 plus fees of $2,186.

VCU is ranked 514 nationally in the tonbori.info 2016 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Graduation Rate

A college's graduation rate is a strong indication of its effectiveness and your potential to find success at a school. The following statistics measure the percentage of first-time, full-time students who earned a bachelor degree within four, five or six years from Virginia Commonwealth University. For comparison, approximately 58% of starting students nationally earn a bachelor's degree within six years. Virginia Commonwealth University is worse than average in terms of graduating students.

4 Years

26% Received a Bachelor Degree in 4 years

5 Years

46% Received a Bachelor Degree in 5 years

6 Years

53% Received a Bachelor Degree in 6 years

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

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