#404 Overall Influence #994 Desirability Rank

Virginia Commonwealth University

Public research university in Richmond, VA, USA

From Wikipedia

Virginia Commonwealth University is a public research university in Richmond, Virginia. VCU was founded in 1838 as the medical department of Hampden–Sydney College, becoming the Medical College of Virginia in 1854. In 1968, the Virginia General Assembly merged MCV with the Richmond Professional Institute, founded in 1917, to create Virginia Commonwealth University. In 2018, more than 31,000 students pursue 217 degree and certificate programs through VCU's 11 schools and three colleges. The VCU Health System supports the university's health care education, research, and patient care mission.

Source: Wikipedia

Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

17,253

Acceptance

91%

Graduation Rate

66%

Median SAT Score

1165

Median ACT Score

24

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$12,179

Fees (in-state)

$2,531

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$49,700

Employed

91%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

26K

Under-Grads

21K

Graduates

5K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

910 W Franklin St, Richmond VA 23284-2512

On Campus Crime Rates

Property Crime

16 per 100K

Violent Crime

1 per 100K

What is Virginia Commonwealth University known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#94 World Rank
Medical
#283 World Rank
Biology
#278 World Rank
Education
#396 World Rank
Business
#453 World Rank
Literature
#480 World Rank
Engineering
#259 World Rank
Psychology
#247 World Rank
Communications
#324 World Rank
History
#438 World Rank
Political Science
#425 World Rank
Computer Science
#503 World Rank
Chemistry
#42 World Rank
Nursing
#171 World Rank
Anthropology
#42 World Rank
Social Work
#627 World Rank
Philosophy
#693 World Rank
Physics
#747 World Rank
Mathematics
#297 World Rank
Sociology
#695 World Rank
Economics
#818 World Rank
Religious Studies
#320 World Rank
Criminal Justice

Other areas of influence

#629 World Rank
Law
#963 World Rank
Earth Sciences

Influential People

Who are Virginia Commonwealth University's Most influential alumni?

Virginia Commonwealth University 's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Nursing, Social Work, and Medical

Peter A. Blake

American public administrator

Benjamin Neale

Statistical geneticist

Marc Jackson

Marc Jackson

American basketball player

Mia LaBerge

Mia LaBerge

American artist

Manjunatha Kini

Singaporean biochemist

Arpana Agrawal

Researcher

Grayson N Holmbeck

Researcher

Grayson N Holmbeck

Researcher

Todd Haymore

American civil servant

Charlotte Moss

Interior designer, author

Carol Sutton

American artist

Sudhir Srivastava

Medical researcher