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Virginia Commonwealth University Admissions Stats

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Admissions Requirements

Admissions Tests Required: Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program: Recommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencies: Required
Recommendations: Required
Secondary School GPA: Required
Secondary School Record: Required
TOEFL: Required of applicants whose native language is one other than English
Common Application Accepted: Yes

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Special Factors

AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: No

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Contact Info

821 W. Franklin Street, Box 842526 Richmond, VA 23284-2526
Phone: (804) 828-1222
Admissions Phone: (800) 841-3638
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Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Located in Richmond, VA
  • Public
  • 31,231 students enrolled
  • 74% admitted
  • $10,846 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • Annoymous
  • Feb-17-2018 I am a current student here

    If I could give you any advice it would be to do the work, get your rest, and resist the urge to party all the time. College is a time to learn and grow as an individual. One cannot achieve this by negating any of the three things I mentioned. I tell myself each and everyday that it will pay off in the end. Everything you do in life will be difficult, but it is the ones who stand and fight that receive that gold so many of us long for. Good luck on your first year and remember to think consequences before you do anything questionable.

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  • Nicole from Richmond, VA
  • Oct-04-2016 I am a current student here

    VCU is the place where most rejects from other universities come, and it shows... don't slack off, apply yourself, and you should have a fairly decent academic career here. Big fish in a small pond... expect to be seen as just a number, particularly in your first couple years when you need to get through your gen ed courses. Depending on which program you're going for, faculty and administration may or may not be competent and helpful, and you will have to figure your way out through many of the ways in which this school works.

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  • Stephanie from Richmond, VA
  • Sep-11-2016 I am a current student here

    Prepare yourself to get your car towed if you drive and dont have a parking pass. If you dont drive, enjoy the school!

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