Facts and Figures

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Fall 2021 Facts & Figures Highlights

VCU Quick Facts Fall 2021

 

 

Student population

  • Total student population: 28,919
  • Undergraduate: 75.0%
  • Graduate: 19.6%
  • First Professional: 5.2%
  • Female: 63.7%
  • Male: 35.8%
  • Students are from 48 states and 102 countries

Campus Experience

  • The one-year retention rate for Fall cohort 2020 was 83.9%
  • The Fall 2021 student to faculty ratio was 16.5:1
  • There are 517 student organizations and clubs
  • There are 11 schools and three colleges

Research Activity

  • One of 67 universities nationwide to be classified by the Carnegie Foundation as an "R1 Doctoral University - Highest Research Activity".
  • Prestigious Community Engagement Status
  • Top 3 Virginia Research University.
  • In FY 2021, VCU was awarded $363 milllion in sponsored research.

Medical Campus

  • U.S. News and World Report ranked VCU Health as the No. 1 Hospital in Virginia
  • VCU has one of the largest academic health centers in the nation

Tuition and Fees

  • Resident: $15,028
  • Non-resident: $36,366
  • $70.8 million awarded in scholarship and financial aid

Alumni

  • Living alumni: 211,101
  • More than 40% of living alumni reside in Richmond, Virginia