Facts and Figures

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Fall 2020 Facts & Figures Highlights

Quick Fact 2020-2021

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Student population

  • Total student population: 29,417
  • Undergraduate: 75.7%
  • Graduate: 18.9%
  • First Professional: 5.4%
  • Female: 63%
  • Male: 37%
  • Students are from 47 states and 103 countries

Campus Experience

  • The one-year retention rate for Fall cohort 2019 was 83.2%
  • The Fall 2020 student to faculty ratio was 18:1
  • There are 436 student organizations and clubs
  • There are 11 schools and three colleges

Research Activity

  • One of only 54 universities nationwide to be designated by the Carnegie Foundation
    as “Community Engaged” with “Very High Research Activity”.      
     

  • Top 3 Virginia Research University.
      
  • In FY 2020, VCU was awarded $335 million in sponsored research

Medical Campus

  • U.S. News and World Report ranked VCU Health as the No. 2 Hospital in Virginia
  • VCU has one of the largest academic health centers in the nation

Tuition and Fees

  • Resident: $14,710
  • Non-resident: $36,048
  • $63.9 million awarded in scholarship and financial aid

Alumni

  • Living alumni: 199,158
  • More than 40% of living alumni reside in Richmond, Virginia