The Office of Financial Aid at VCU provides a variety of services to help students afford higher education via grants, scholarships, work-study employment and loans. Our office administers and distributes funds from federal, state, institutional and private fund sources.
VCU uses all available funds to help students gain access to a college education. Eligibility for financial aid varies depending on a student’s academic and financial circumstances. In most cases, each student will qualify for some form of financial assistance.
Read detailed instructions to help you complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid and what items you need to get started.
Review an overview of grants, scholarships, Federal Work-Study, loans and more.
Whether you're planning to attend as an undergraduate or post-undergraduate, part-time or full-time, and in-state or out-of-state student, you can use our calculator to determine the per-semester cost of attending Virginia Commonwealth University. Please note the calculator provides an estimate of expenses, and may not reflect the complete cost of tuition, fees and other charges.