Virginia Commonwealth University

Virginia Commonwealth University

USA

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VCU is ranked as one of the top 200 universities in the world and enjoys national and international rankings in sponsored research.

  • A premier public research university- Richmond , USA
  • Received $262m in sponsored research in the year 2014
  • 100 countries represented in student population
  • Offers programs across 13 schools & 1 college
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About VCU

Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) is a premier urban, public research university focused on academic success. Situated in Richmond, Virginia’s capital city, VCU is a major, urban public research university that continues to grow in scope, stature and achievement. With more than 31,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional students, the university offers 223 certificate and degree programs in the arts, sciences and humanities. Sixty-eight of the programs are unique in Virginia, many of them crossing the disciplines of VCU’s 13 schools and one college.

Propelled by cutting-edge advances in wide-ranging research, the university enjoys national and international rankings in sponsored research, and a faculty dedicated to helping high-achieving students advance their own skills and knowledge.

The university’s health sciences schools combine with the VCU Health System to comprise the VCU Medical Center, one of USA’s leading academic medical centers and the site of first-rate undergraduate and graduate education and research.

The university’s campus reflects the character of its host city by mixing modern, high-tech amenities with historical buildings and small-town charm. Students enjoy the excitement of downtown living as they learn.

Since its founding, the university has combined the traditional and non-traditional, embracing diversity in its academic programs, campus events, students, faculty and staff.

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Minimum IELTS score

Postgraduate

6.5

Undergraduate

6.0

Minimum TOEFL IBT

Postgraduate

100

Undergraduate

80

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Rankings

Hotcourses Diversity Index (What is this?)

DIVERSITY INDEX
Source: IIE

105 International student nationalities at this university

QS World University Rankings 2016-2017
Source: QS

651

Academic Ranking of World Universities 2016
Source: ARWU

201

Student life in numbers

COSTS PER YEAR*
OVERALL COST OF LIVING
Source: College Board

$4467

CAMPUS ACCOMMODATION

$6599

AVERAGE TUITION FEE PER YEAR*

UNDERGRADUATE

$29240

POSTGRADUATE

$21430

*Price shown is for indicative purpose, please check with institution

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