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COLLEGE PROFILE

Virginia Commonwealth University

Richmond, VA

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
Summer SessionOffered
General Catalog/BulletinOnline Catalog

UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION

Undergraduate Majors
  • Accounting
  • African-American/Black Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Area Studies, Other
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biological and Physical Sciences
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry, General
  • Cinematography and Film/Video Production
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Crafts/Craft Design, Folk Art and Artisanry
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Dance, General
  • Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Studies
  • Fashion/Apparel Design
  • Finance and Financial Management Services, Other
  • Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
  • Forensic Science and Technology
  • Graphic Design
  • Health Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Other
  • Illustration
  • Information Science/Studies
  • Interior Design
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music Performance, General
  • Painting
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Photography
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
  • Real Estate
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Sculpture
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Urban Studies/Affairs
  • Women's Studies
 
Most Popular DisciplinesBusiness/marketing, Visual and performing arts, Psychology
Combined Liberal Arts/
Professional Degree Programs
None
Special ProgramsAccelerated program, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Student-designed major, Teacher certification, Cooperative education program, Internships
Study AbroadOffered
Online DegreesNot reported

CURRICULUM AND GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
ComputerRequired
Foreign LanguageNot required
Math/ScienceRequired for all students

FACULTY AND INSTRUCTION

Full-Time Faculty2,264
Part-Time Faculty1,015
Full-Time Faculty with
Ph.D./Terminal Degree
Not reported
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 7% of classes
10-19 students: 27% of classes
20-29 students: 30% of classes
30-39 students: 15% of classes
40-49 students: 5% of classes
50-99 students: 7% of classes
Over 100 students: 8% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab
Class Size
2-9 students: 10% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 21% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 52% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 11% of discussion sections/labs
40-49 students: 1% of discussion sections/labs
50-59 students: 2% of discussion sections/labs
Over 100 students: 3% of discussion sections/labs

ADVANCED PLACEMENT

International BaccalaureateNot reported
Advanced Placement (AP) ExaminationsAccepted for credit
Sophomore StandingAvailable through AP examinations

ACADEMIC RESOURCES

Libraries
Library Available on CampusYes
Holdings3,303,216
Computing
Computer OwnershipStudents required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus450
Internet/E-mail AccessNot reported

ACADEMIC SUPPORT SERVICES

Remedial Instruction 
TutoringAvailable
Services for Learning
Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically
Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

GRADUATE/PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL EDUCATION

Master's Degrees Offered
Master of Fine Arts, Master of Urban and Regional Planning, Master of Science in Athletic Training, Master of Art Education, Master of Science, Master of Bioinformatics, Master of Music, Master of Science in Nurse Anesthesia, Master of Health Administration, Master of Science in Occupational Therapy, Master of Accountancy, Master of Business Administration, Master of Social Work, Master of Teaching, Master of Interdisciplinary Studies, Master of Product Innovation, Master of Education, Master of Arts, Master of Public Administration, Master of Environmental Science, Master of Public Health, Master of Science in Health Administration
Master's Programs of Study
  • Accounting
  • Adult Education
  • Adult Nursing
  • Advertising and Public Relations
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Applied Arts and Design--General
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Applied Physics
  • Applied Social Research
  • Architectural History
  • Art Education
  • Art History
  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Athletic Training and Sports Medicine
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioengineering
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Biostatistics
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemical Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Clinical Laboratory Sciences/Medical Technology
  • Community Health
  • Computer Science
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Counselor Education
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Dentistry
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Economics
  • Education--General
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Elementary Education
  • Emergency Management
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • English
  • Environmental Management and Policy
  • Epidemiology
  • Exercise and Sports Science
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Finance and Banking
  • Forensic Sciences
  • Genetics
  • Gerontology
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • History
  • Homeland Security
  • Human Genetics
  • Human Resources Development
  • Humanities
  • Immunology
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Management
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Insurance
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Interior Design
  • Internet and Interactive Multimedia
  • Journalism
  • Management Information Systems
  • Management Strategy and Policy
  • Marketing
  • Mass Communication
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Media Studies
  • Medical Physics
  • Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • Microbiology
  • Modeling and Simulation
  • Molecular Biology
  • Museum Studies
  • Music
  • Music Education
  • Nanotechnology
  • Neuroscience
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Nuclear Engineering
  • Nurse Anesthesia
  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing and Healthcare Administration
  • Nursing--General
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Operations Research
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Pediatric Nursing
  • Pharmaceutical Administration
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Pharmacology
  • Photography
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Physical Education
  • Physical Therapy
  • Physics
  • Physiology
  • Political Science
  • Psychiatric Nursing
  • Public Administration
  • Public Affairs
  • Public Health--General
  • Quantitative Analysis
  • Reading Education
  • Real Estate
  • Recreation and Park Management
  • Rehabilitation Counseling
  • Rhetoric
  • Secondary Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Special Education
  • Statistics
  • Student Affairs
  • Theater
  • Toxicology
  • Urban and Regional Planning
  • Women's Health Nursing
  • Writing
Doctoral Degrees Offered
Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Nursing Practice, Doctor of Education, Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice, Doctor of Dental Surgery, Doctor of Medicine, Doctor of Physical Therapy, Doctor of Pharmacy, Doctor of Occupational Therapy
Doctoral Programs of Study
  • Accounting
  • Adult Nursing
  • Allied Health--General
  • Allopathic Medicine
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Anatomy
  • Architectural History
  • Art History
  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioengineering
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Biopsychology
  • Biostatistics
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemical Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Clinical Laboratory Sciences/Medical Technology
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Communication--General
  • Community Health
  • Computer Science
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Dentistry
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Measurement and Evaluation
  • Educational Policy
  • Educational Psychology
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • Epidemiology
  • Genetics
  • Gerontology
  • Health Physics/Radiological Health
  • Health Psychology
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Health Services Research
  • History
  • Human Genetics
  • Humanities
  • Immunology
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Management Information Systems
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Media Studies
  • Medical Physics
  • Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • Microbiology
  • Modeling and Simulation
  • Molecular Biology
  • Museum Studies
  • Nanotechnology
  • Neurobiology
  • Neuroscience
  • Nuclear Engineering
  • Nurse Anesthesia
  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing and Healthcare Administration
  • Nursing--General
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Operations Research
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Pathology
  • Pediatric Nursing
  • Pharmaceutical Administration
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmacy
  • Photography
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Physical Education
  • Physical Therapy
  • Physiology
  • Political Science
  • Psychiatric Nursing
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Affairs
  • Public Health--General
  • Public Policy
  • Rehabilitation Sciences
  • Social Psychology
  • Social Work
  • Special Education
  • Statistics
  • Systems Biology
  • Toxicology
  • Urban Education
  • Women's Health Nursing
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Low 1.00 2.50 350 460 20
High 4.00 5.00 790 780 36
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