Admission

Prospective students and applicants

With more than $225 million in annual research funding, the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching ranks Virginia Commonwealth University as one of the nation’s top research universities. Today, more than 32,000 certificate, undergraduate, graduate, professional and doctoral students are enrolled in 211 academic programs, 69 of which are unique in the commonwealth of Virginia. In 2010, U.S. News & World Report ranked 30 VCU graduate programs in its report on "America's Best Graduate Schools." Two of the programs – nurse anesthesia and sculpture – were ranked as the best in the nation.

The faculty at VCU represents the finest American and international graduate institutions and enhances the university’s position among the important institutions of higher learning in the United States and the world through work in the classroom, laboratory, studio and clinic, and in their scholarly publications.

For more information on the Graduate School at VCU, please contact the Graduate School staff.

The faculty, administration and fellow graduate students welcome your interest in graduate studies at VCU.

2011 Graduate Programs Brochure [PDF]