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Virginia Commonwealth University

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Virginia Commonwealth University is a very large (over 20,000 students) public, 4 year or above school located in the Southeast United States in a mid-size city setting. The highest degree offered is a Doctor's degree and the school is comprised of a high level of undergraduates. The most popular areas of study at Virginia Commonwealth University include: Psychology, General with 387 Bachelors awards; Business/Commerce, General with 365 Bachelors awards; Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse with 300 Bachelors awards; Biology/Biological Sciences, General with 284 Bachelors awards; Mass Communication/Media Studies with 234 Bachelors awards;. Virginia Commonwealth University is located at 910 W Franklin St in Richmond, VA 23284.

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Virginia Commonwealth University Facts

Virginia Commonwealth University is located at 910 W Franklin St in Richmond, VA 23284

Total Applicants: 14,587
Percent Admitted: 65%
Dorm Capacity: 5,354
Graduation Rate: 53%
Retention Rate: 86%
Undergrads Under 18: 2%
Undergrads Between 18 - 24: 83%
Undergrads Between 25 - 64: 15%

Virginia Commonwealth University telephone number: (804) 828-0100

Virginia Commonwealth University is also known as VCU

The highest degree offered is: Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice

Virginia Commonwealth University Tuition and Fees

Tuition and Fees: $9,886
Total Cost In State: $25,601
Total Cost Out of State: $39,628

Admissions stats for Virginia Commonwealth University

You should be able to get into Virginia Commonwealth University since they accept 65% of applicants.

Student Demographics at Virginia Commonwealth University
Virginia Commonwealth University Demographics
Totals: 7,012
     Males: 2,840 (41% of total)
     Females: 4,172 (59% of total)
Asians: 678
     Asian Males: 319 (5% of total)
     Asian Females: 359 (5% of total)
Blacks: 1,056
     Black Males: 303 (4% of total)
     Black Females: 753 (11% of total)
Hispanics: 297
     Hispanic Males: 111 (2% of total)
     Hispanic Females: 186 (3% of total)
Native Americans: 25
     Native American Males: 15 (0% of total)
     Native American Females: 10 (0% of total)
Hawaiians: 15
     Hawaiian Males: 5 (0% of total)
     Hawaiian Females: 10 (0% of total)
Mixed Race: 176
     Mixed Race Males: 65 (1% of total)
     Mixed Race Females: 111 (2% of total)
Whites: 4,267
     White Males: 1,771 (25% of total)
     White Females: 2,496 (36% of total)
Foreign Students: 361
     Foreign Males: 195 (3% of total)
     Foreign Females: 166 (2% of total)
Most Popular Majors at Virginia Commonwealth University
Area of Study  (degrees awarded)
Psychology, General
(387 Bachelors degrees)
Business/Commerce, General
(365 Bachelors degrees)
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
(300 Bachelors degrees)
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
(284 Bachelors degrees)
Mass Communication/Media Studies
(234 Bachelors degrees)
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
(223 Bachelors degrees)
Social Work
(217 Masters degrees)
(187 PhD professional practice degrees)
English Language and Literature, General
(163 Bachelors degrees)
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
(153 Bachelors degrees)
Education, General
(147 Masters degrees)
(131 Bachelors degrees)
Business Administration and Management, General
(127 Masters degrees)
Mass Communication/Media Studies
(125 Masters degrees)
(124 PhD professional practice degrees)
History, General
(114 Bachelors degrees)
Political Science and Government, General
(112 Bachelors degrees)
Information Science/Studies
(111 Bachelors degrees)
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
(105 Bachelors degrees)
(104 PhD professional practice degrees)
Mechanical Engineering
(93 Bachelors degrees)
Health Teacher Education
(92 Bachelors degrees)
Area Studies, Other
(92 Bachelors degrees)
Fashion/Apparel Design
(90 Bachelors degrees)
Social Work
(84 Bachelors degrees)
Physical Therapy/Therapist
(83 PhD research/scholarship degrees)
Nursing Practice
(82 Masters degrees)
(76 Bachelors degrees)
Forensic Science and Technology
(76 Bachelors degrees)
Business/Commerce, General
(75 Masters degrees)
Virginia Commonwealth University Weather
Virginia Commonwealth University Avg Annual Weather
Average Temperature: 57.90 (Fahrenheit)
Average Precipitation: 43.65 (inches of rain)
Umbrella Days: 73.61 (days you might need an umbrella)
Average Snowfall: 8.93 (inches of snow)
Snow Days: 6.35 (days with 1 inch of snow on the ground)
Average Humidity: 72.16 (% humidity)
Average Windspeed: 17.14 (mph)
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What's the best feature of Virginia Commonwealth University?
 Intramural Sports
 Academic Advisers
 Easy Financial Aid Process
 Greek Life
 Safe Surroundings
 Computer Availability
 Use of Teaching Assistants

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