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Virginia Commonwealth University Tuition, Costs, & Financial Aid Information

Richmond, VA

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
In-state: $29,522
Out-of-state: $50,170
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $14,490
Out-of-state: $35,138
Room and Board
$10,428
Books and Supplies
$1,493
Other Expenses
$3,111
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification
On a rolling basis
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 003735
Free
State Aid Form  

Profile of 2019 - 20 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
3,865 (84.4%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
3,076 (79.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,967 (96.5%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
143 (4.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
56%
Average Award
$13,491
Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,687 (90.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $11,740
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,247 (75.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,368
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 120 (4.0%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
406 (8.9%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $7,513

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
14,671 (72.1%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
12,543 (85.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
11,915 (95.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
492 (4.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
51%
Average Award
$12,486
Need-Based Gift
Received by 9,749 (81.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $10,512
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 9,773 (82.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,362
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 358 (3.0%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
1,653 (8.1%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $7,995

Borrowing

2019 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
64%
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$32,163
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
7.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
1.0%

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans, Federal Nursing loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
 

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,236

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