On behalf of the graduate faculty at Virginia Commonwealth University, I welcome you to the Graduate School website, your resource for graduate education at the university. At VCU you will find a comprehensive array of academic programs, outstanding faculty and a supportive environment conducive to graduate study and research. The VCU Monroe Park and MCV campuses incorporate state-of-the-art research facilities and capabilities and the university offers quality graduate educational programs that meet the many needs of the state, the nation and, indeed, the world. As one of the major urban research universities in the U.S., VCU enrolls more than 7,000 graduate students in more than 135 graduate degree programs, many of which are ranked among the very best in the nation.
If you are interested in applying to a graduate program at VCU, this website presents an overview of the Graduate School, as well as detailed information about individual programs and how to apply to the university. I encourage you to contact the director of your program of interest with any specific questions that you may have.
Currently enrolled students can find information on the policies and procedures of the Graduate School in this website. We recognize the importance of your particular educational needs and will be happy to provide any additional information that you may need.
You are to be commended for your decision to pursue advanced study and I wish you every success in the pursuit of your educational goals at VCU.
F. Douglas Boudinot
Dean of the Graduate School