Virginia Commonwealth University


Virginia Commonwealth University is a premier urban, public university whose mission is to provide a fertile, stimulating environment for teaching, learning, research, comprehensive medical care and service; to promote the pursuit of knowledge; and, to disseminate professional skills. VCU is committed to advancing equitable access to academic success, striving to ensure a 21st-century, real-world learning experience for our students by driving innovation, access and excellence for students at every level. We take pride in our nationally ranked academic programs and academic medical center, research and scholarly productivity, our commitment to diversity and inclusion, and engagement with the communities we serve and transform.

Academic Programs

  • Design
  • Engineering
  • Research
  • Science
  • Technology
  • Liberal Arts
  • Business
  • Education
  • Nursing
  • Communication
  • Music
  • Art & Design
  • Economics
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Government/Political Science
  • Health Science
  • Performing Arts
  • Social Science
  • Visual Arts

Student experience

  • Athletics
  • Co-op/Internship Opportunities
  • Disability Services
  • Greek Life
  • Military/Veteran Services
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Study Abroad
  • Undergraduate Research

Admissions office

Visit us

School location

821 W Franklin St, Box 842526
Richmond, VA 23284, United States of America

Phone number

(800) 841-3638