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5 Essential Virginia Commonwealth University Facts

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Virginia Commonwealth University -Public

Richmond, Virginia  (Richmond, VA CBSA)
28,594 (21,39 undergraduates)
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Virginia Commonwealth University

Public Average

Private Average

20-21 Acceptance Rate

93%

75%

68%

4-Year Graduation Rate

44%

33%

50%

5-Year Graduation Rate

62%

48%

59%

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What you need to know on how to pay for college at Virginia Commonwealth University

1. COLLEGE FINANCIAL AID INDICATORS

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Virginia Commonwealth University

Public Average

Private Average

21-22 Total Expenses In-State

$34,108

$24,866

$52,736

21-22 Total Expenses Out-of-State

$55,446

$36,208

$52,736

Average Net Price 20-21

$19,656

$12,917

$25,365

Freshman Non-Federal Loans

8%

5.7%

11.7%

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2. ACADEMICS

Admission Test Scores: considered but not required
Students submitting scores
SAT: 29%
ACT: 5%

75th% TEST SCORES
SAT EBRW: 660
SAT Math: 640
ACT: 29
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Class Schedule: Yes
Shows Class Capacity: Yes
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3-Virginia Commonwealth University COMMON DATA SET

Percent Freshman not in top quarter of class: 55%
Percent Freshman with GPA <3.50: 32%
Average Freshman GPA: 3.75
Percent of Freshman Need Met: 62%
Percent of Non-Need Freshman Receiving Awards: 41%
Average Freshman Non-Need Award: $7,849
(compare to other college’s Common Data Set)

4. ATHLETICS

NCAA D1, Atlantic 10 Conference

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5. REASONS TO CONSIDER Virginia Commonwealth University:

Honors College (Guaranteed Admissions into Health Programs)
VCU Transform Living Learning Committee
Undergraduate Research and Creative Scholarship Summer Fellowship Program
Global Education Office (GEO) Undergraduate Research Fellowships
Undergraduate Fellowship for Clinical and Translational Research
Rice Rivers Center
da Vinci Center for Innovation
Humanities Research Center
Grace E. Harris Leadership Institute
College of Business International Consulting Program
Institute for Engineering and Medicine
Risk & Insurance Studies Center
Center for Environmental Studies
Capital Markets Center
Center on Society and Health
Center for Cultural Experiences in Prevention
Institute for Sustainable Energy and Environment

Credit Accepted:
Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits
CLEP Credit

Carnegie Classification:  Doctoral Universities: Very High Research Activity
Religious Affiliation: Not applicable

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5 Essential Virginia Commonwealth University Facts
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