The first steps are usually the hardest, but they’re not so hard to overcome. We welcome over 4,000 new students each year, providing guidance and support to help you get the most out of your experience.
The city is a great place to learn and a great place to unwind. Find inspiration on the bustling streets or solitude along the banks of the James.
Diversity and inclusion have been at the foundation of our creative culture since day one. We don’t get hung up on differences. We learn how to make them strengths.
All it takes is one new contact or connection to level up. The energy is ambitious here, and you’ll find yourself constantly testing your comfort zone.
At VCU, you can gain hands-on experience as fast as you can get your hands up to volunteer. Build a resume, a network and a community all at the same time.
From day one you’re immersed in an exciting, urban environment that is constantly changing and full of opportunities.
To grow, you’ve got to be challenged. We’ve built a strong culture of support to keep you motivated and on track.
As one of Virginia’s largest public universities, we’ve got connections everywhere. Meet important people and get started on your career.
“Doing nothing is not a thing here.”
We’ve got over 200 programs to choose from and some of the best people to work with. Our faculty and staff are recruited from top industry positions. They help you find the right fit for your academic and professional careers. Learn more about our programs.
It’s not too late to submit your application.