Why VCU? Why VCU?

我们是不寻常的. 我们是不寻常的.

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At VCU, you'll find 开创性的研究,

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TRAILBLAZING innovation,

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CHAMPIONSHIP athletics,

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and UNPARALLELED creativity.

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In an (Un)WORD

VCU的学生 one-of-a-kind

VCU is the ONLY 城市大学拟命名:

One of 69 public R1 universities with the Carnegie Classification’s community engagement designation

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A top 50 公共研究机构

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A 多样性的冠军 INSIGHT Into Diversity

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A top 20 最具创新精神的公立大学

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无止境的学习

无止境的学习

勇于挑战现状

勇于挑战现状
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We’re not interested in outdated traditions or conventional thinking. 我们共同追求的未来是 built by us.

VCU offers 保证大学录取 to first-year applicants who are among the top 10% of their class or have a GPA of 3.5 or above.

That means an admissions process without the stress and uncertainty that comes with the typical college selection process.

了解它是如何工作的

Test Market

在达·芬奇中心的零售实验室, 学生和校友正在测试产品, services and ideas with real-world customers. The first-of-its-kind storefront was recognized as a World Changing Idea by Fast Company.

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Explore our programs

200多个学位和证书 选择….

你的未来是 unlimited.

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独一无二的组合

Take our groundbreaking research, top-ranked arts programs, and 世界一流的VCU健康系统 你得到了什么? A place where patients from across Virginia and the nation come for care, and where students of all disciplines can solve some of the toughest problems in previously unthinkable ways.  

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When research TAKES FLIGHT

NASA和VCU的Rice Rivers中心 deliver an immersive summer experience for undergraduates.

每个人的地方

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我们对公平的承诺毫不动摇

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VCU is a mix of styles, stories and attitude. Our students come from different places, backgrounds and lived experiences – and they’re all embraced for who they are and the perspective they bring.

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This is us.

这就是我们对VCU的描述.

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阿散蒂霍华德

UNLIMITED. 因为它从不局限于 just one activity or one subject or one way of thinking. 你总是接触到不同的东西 观点和要做的事情.” - 阿散蒂霍华德,预备护士 major

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Joseph Howell

UNCONVENTIONAL. VCU has a very interesting way of accepting new people and just allowing 每个人都要敞开心扉 诚实,有个很酷的见面地点.——约瑟夫·豪厄尔,主修历史

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安吉拉Guiterrez

UNDERSTANDING. 因为我觉得他们 really care about their students and their community. – 安吉拉Guiterrez, health, physical education and exercise science major

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Corinne Rapp

UNTRADITIONAL. 因为我们 seeing a lot of other people like us who are not traditional students, who are adult learners 还有像我们这样的转学生.” ——科琳娜·拉普,跨学科 研究主要

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Steph Cull

UNEXPECTED. 到处都是人 of life, every creed, every nationality, every age. 这绝对不是你所期望的 四年制大学,以最好的方式.” -史蒂芬·卡尔,健康部 心理学Ph值.D. student

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WE’RE  28594名学生

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NEARLY 50% OF STUDENTS ARE FROM MINORITY BACKGROUNDS

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2023年秋季新生中有37%是 第一代大学生

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多样性捍卫者

In 2023, VCU was recognized by Insight Into Diversity Magazine as a diversity champion for the fifth year in a row.

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在里士满的中心

在里士满的中心

无与伦比的位置

无与伦比的位置
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你上哪所大学 matters

VCU is at the center of a vibrant community of 1.2 million people that is a top destination for creative thinkers and entrepreneurs, 美食家和艺术家, 以及非营利组织和政府领导人. Did you know? Richmond is:

  • 烹饪强国食品和葡萄酒标志
  •  No. 9 of U.S. cities with highest hiring rates and open jobsLinkedIn的标志
  • 最好的美国人之一.S. 创意城市Thrillist标志

Leading the pack

With the highest concentration of Fortune 500 companies of any urban area in Virginia, 里士满是个工作的好地方. Here are some well-known companies where our students have found employment.

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  • ARKO logo
  • Carmax logo
  • 道明能源公司标志
  • Genworth logo
  • Markel logo
  • 欧文斯标志
  • PFG logo
  • CoStar logo
  • Amazon logo
  • 第一资本的标志
  • 马丁代理公司标志
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  • From campus,
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  • 骑车5分钟到河边
  • 2小时车程到D.C.
  • There’s so much to do in Richmond and beyond…
  • 2小时车程到山区
  • 开车2小时到海滩
  • Getting there 
    IS EASY.

随时提供支持

随时支持

无与伦比的宣传

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你是否需要帮助来规划你的道路, 对你最新论文的反馈, 关于支付大学学费的指导, 或者学习住宿, 我们会帮助你走好每一步. It’s why 我们的毕业生会成为游戏规则的改变者.

金钱与理智

VCU provides holistic support to students, and we know how much finances matter. 2019 - 2022年:

  • 24% Increase in scholarship funding for students
  • 12% 增加拨款
  • 7% 学生贷款减少

在个人和学术上茁壮成长

联邦培养 一个赋权的环境 that prioritizes student well-being, support systems and a sense of community.

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免费财务指导

在VCU,每个学生都是 automatically assigned a financial counselor who works with you to help you navigate paying for college and coordinates with your academic adviser to help keep you on track.

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We’ve got your back

帮助你驾驭大学生活的项目

Featured resources and additional support services at VCU.

TRiO

Provides additional support services to first-generation college students, students who are low-income and students with disabilities.
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有色人种倡议

The MOC Initiative investigates the climate, experiences and non-cognitive and motivational needs of Black male and Latino students at VCU.
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MOC倡议的参与者

你首先在VCU

提供了指导, resources and events to first-generation college students and connects them with other first-gen students and faculty. 
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你是VCU的第一个参与者

准备就业的毕业生

事业预备毕业生

不可阻挡的校友

不可阻挡的校友
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VCU的教育将使你与众不同,

whether your future takes you to graduate school, a rewarding career or starting your own business. Get ready to blaze new trails and uplift your community.

VCU REAL

We know that hands-on learning leads to job offers and opportunities — in 2022, more than 25% of students told us it happened to them. That’s why we now require an experiential learning opportunity for every undergraduate. 

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Notable alums

Pamela El
NBA首席营销官(已退休)

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玛丽莲Tavenner
President/CEO, America’s Health Insurance Plans

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Boris Kodjoe
Actor

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Donwan哈勒尔
时装设计师

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Mo Alie-Cox
印第安纳波利斯小马队球员

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在对2022年5月毕业生的调查中

  • 78% 报告说他们被雇佣了, continuing their education or seeking to continue it within six months of graduation
  • 90% of those said their job was related to their career goals

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VCU 生成近 $9.5 BILLION 弗吉尼亚的经济活动

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VCU is in the TOP 20% of universities worldwide.

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没有人像你,没有地方像你 VCU. 体验一个世界 UNLIKE any other.

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