Virginia Commonwealth University  Richmond,  Virginia

 

Type of School

 

Setting

Public

 

Urban setting

University

 

Small city (50,000 - 249,999)

Four-year

 

Commuter campus

Coed

 

 

Percent applicants admitted: 66%

 

 Size

Regionally Accredited

 

Total undergrads: 21,260

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

 

Degree-seeking undergrads: 19,497

College Board member

 

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 3,540

 

 

Graduate enrollment: 7,550 

 

Most Popular Majors For Bachelor's Degrees

 

 

 

Visual and Performing Arts: 17%

 

Security and Protective Services: 7%

Business/Marketing: 15%

 

Communications/Journalism: 5%

Health Professions: 10%

 

Social Sciences: 5%

Psychology: 10%

 

 

 

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

 

History

Bioinformatics  B

 

History - General  B

Biology  B

 

 

 

 

Mathematics

Business, Management, & Marketing

 

Mathematics - General  B

Accounting  B

 

 

Business Administration/Management  B

 

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Business/Managerial Economics  B

 

Biological/Physical Sciences  B

Financial technology  B

 

Global Studies  B

Marketing Management  B

 

 

 

 

Natural Resources & Conservation

Computer & Information Sciences

 

Environmental Studies  B

Computer/Information Sciences - General  B

 

 

Information Sciences/Systems  B

 

Physical Sciences

 

 

Chemistry  B

Engineering

 

 

Biomedical Engineering  B

 

Physics  B

Chemical Engineering  B

 

Psychology

Computer Engineering - General  B

 

Psychology - General  B

Electrical/Communications Engineering  B

 

 

Mechanical Engineering  B

 

 

 

 

 

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

 

 

Clinical Laboratory Science  B

 

 

Dental Hygiene  B

 

 

Nursing (RN)  B

 

 

Radiologic Technology/Medical Imaging  B

 

 

 

Test Scores

 

 

 

Middle 50% of First-Year Students

Percent Who Submitted Scores

SAT Critical Reading:

480 - 580

95%

SAT Math:

480 - 580

95%

SAT Writing:

460 - 570

95%

ACT Composite:

19 - 23

16%

 

19% had h.s. GPA between 3.0 and 3.24

 

15% in top 10th of graduating class

28% had h.s. GPA between 2.5 and 2.99

 

42% in top quarter of graduating class

6% had h.s. GPA between 2.0 and 2.49

 

83% in top half of graduating class

 

 

 

52% White/Non-Hispanic

 

90% In-state students

 

 

10% Out-of-state students

58% Women

 

1% Part-time students

42% Men