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Virginia Commonwealth University

Richmond, VA

According to its mission statement, "Virginia Commonwealth University and its academic health sciences center serve as one national urban public research institution dedicated to the success and well-being of our students, patients, faculty, staff and community through real-world learning that furthers civic engagement, inquiry, discovery and innovation; research that expands the boundaries of new knowledge and creative expression and promotes translational applications to improve the quality of human life; interdisciplinary collaborations and community partnerships that advance innovation, enhance cultural and economic vitality, and solve society’s most complex challenges; health sciences that preserve and restore health for all people, seek the cause and cure of diseases through groundbreaking research and educate those who serve humanity; and deeply engrained core values of diversity, inclusion and equity that provide a safe, trusting and supportive environment to explore, create, learn and serve." [Source]

Website: http://www.vcu.edu/

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21,394
Undergraduate
Enrollment
48%
4-Year
Graduation Rate
$15,319
In-State Tuition & Fees
(annually)
$36,657
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees
(annually)

18:1
Student to Faculty Ratio
2.6%
Student Loan Default Rate
General Education Requirements

Composition

YES

Literature

NO

Foreign Language

NO

U.S. Government/History

NO

Economics

NO

Mathematics

YES

Science

YES


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Curriculum last evaluated: 7/18/2022

2021-22 enrollment and tuition data, and four-year graduation rates for first-time, full-time freshmen who enrolled in Fall 2012, are derived from the National Center for Education Statistics’ College Navigator.