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Virginia Commonwealth University Location, Campus Life, & Housing Information

Richmond, VA

Location and Setting


Richmond Population
210,309
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Campus Size
169 acres

Weather

Temperature
25.7 average low in January, 85.1 average high in September
Rain
114 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
2 mile(s) from campus in Richmond
Nearest Train Station
10 mile(s) from campus in Richmond

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Coed housing
Students in College Housing
27% of all students
Housing Requirements
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
73%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
security personnel in res. halls, RAD classes/special event coverage, more than 90 sworn officers and 200 security personnel

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Rams
School Colors
Black and gold

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x x
Basketball x x x x
Cross-Country Running x   x  
Field Hockey x x    
Golf     x x
Lacrosse x x    
Soccer x x x x
Tennis x x x x
Track And Field x x x x
Volleyball x x    
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x x
Cross-Country Running x  
Field Hockey x x
Golf    
Lacrosse x x
Soccer x x
Tennis x x
Track And Field x x
Volleyball x x
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x x
Basketball x x
Cross-Country Running x  
Field Hockey    
Golf x x
Lacrosse    
Soccer x x
Tennis x x
Track And Field x x
Volleyball    
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
 

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
ROTC
Army ROTC is offered off campus

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