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Virginia Commonwealth University

United States of America

402nd US-News World Ranking

Established in 1838, the Virginia Commonwealth is a public university located in Richmond, Virginia. VCU also has a branch campus in Education City, Qatar, along with numerous regional facilities; this campus mainly focuses on arts programs.  The university is designated as "R1: Doctoral University - Highest Research Activity" by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.

Virginia comprises of 20 schools and colleges such as University College, Office of Research and Innovation, VCU da Vinci Center, VCU Life Sciences, VCU Graduate School, School of World Studies, School of Social Work, School of Pharmacy, School of Nursing, School of Medicine, Richard T. Robertson, School of Media and Culture, L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs, The Honors College, School of Engineering, School of Education, School of Dentistry, School of Business, School of the Arts, School of Allied Health Professions and College of Humanities and Sciences. The university offers more than 200 bachelors, graduate and certificate degree programs. Few of the most popular programs at Virginia Commonwealth University include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Visual and Performing Arts; Psychology; Biological and Biomedical Sciences; and Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services. VCU utilizes a semester based academic calendar

The total student population at the university is more than 30,900 of which over 23,700 are enrolled in the undergraduate programs. The student to faculty ratio at the university is 18:1 and the acceptance rate is 79%.

VCU is also classified as a Tier 1 University with an overall National University rank of 156 in the United States. Its 28 graduate and first-professional programs are ranked by U.S. News & World Report as among the best in the USA.

Notable Alumni: David Baldacci (Author, best known for his novel Absolute Power), Zachary Knighton (Actor, ABC series Happy Endings), Kevin Powers (novelist and poet, known for The Yellow Birds (2013), a finalist for the National Book Award)

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31000

Students

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1200

International Students

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24000

Undergraduates

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7000

Postgraduate

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1700

Faculty Strength

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18

Student Faculty Ratio

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79
%

Acceptance Rate

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$
31600

Tuition Fees

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$
10000

Living Cost

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3.1

Avg. GPA

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32

Avg. IB

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80
%

Avg. Percentage

* All cost are in USD