Facts and rankings
Top of the class
Rankings and awards don’t define Virginia Commonwealth University, but they do illuminate our status as one of the nation’s premier urban, public research universities.
The evidence is in our leading medical center, top arts school and nationally ranked graduate programs.
VCU named among top employers for older workers for seventh time
– AARP and the Society for Human Resource Management
VCU ranks among best universities for minorities among non-historically black schools
– Diverse Issues in Higher Education
VCU Medical Center and Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU physicians recognized in 2014 Top Docs list
– Richmond magazine
VCU moves into Top 50 for American public research universities
– The Center for Measuring University Performance
$262 million sponsored research in FY14
100countries represented in student population
2,229full-time faculty members
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Student consumer information
Students and prospective students may find the information resources of the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia of use in planning for college and careers. SCHEV has created an institutional profile for each Virginia public college and university, and for each independent college or university participating in the Virginia Tuition Assistance Grant Program.