Virginia Commonwealth University is a public, state institution in the city of Richmond, Virginia. VCU was founded in 1838. The college currently enrolls around 28,594 students a year, including 21,394 undergrad students.
In 2022, VCU accepted 93% of applicants. In 2022, 17,726 students applied to VCU and 16,433 were admitted.
|Virginia Commonwealth University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance|
|Overall Acceptance Rate||93%|
|Early Decision Acceptance Rate||ED not offered|
|Early Action Acceptance Rate||EA not offered|
|Test Optional||May require tests|
|Applicants Submitting SAT scores||29%|
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Virginia Commonwealth University is locatedin the city of Richmond, Virginia,.
If you would like to see VCU for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 95 and Interstate 64 to Richmond, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Richmond International.
You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Virginia Commonwealth University and Richmond are like without leaving home.
First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to VCU is Jan 18.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to VCU is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1300 and Above
1080 to 1300
1080 and Less
The median SAT score for VCU students is 1185. Applicants with SAT scores of 1300 and above have a good chance of being admitted to VCU, while applicants with SAT scores between 1080 to 1300 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1080 have a low chance of being offered a spot at VCU.
Wondering what life at VCU is like? There are approximately 28,594 students enrolled at VCU, including 21,394 undergraduate students and 7,200 graduate students. 87% percent of students attend school full-time, 94% percent are from VA and 6% percent of students are from other states.
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