It’s different here. We know it, we welcome it, and we thrive on it.


In every sense of the word

Ranked a top 100 minority degree producer by Diverse: Issues in Higher Education


Seamlessly integrated with the city

Richmond named one of 20 best places to start a business in America by


Working with communities to improve lives everywhere

150+ community partnerships


Research with a creative heartbeat

$275 million in sponsored research in FY17


Exploring new ways to advance human health

Hospital ranked No. 1 in Richmond metro area by U.S. News & World Report

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This instant at VCU

I think the diversity makes it the most unique university around. Every day I meet a different person or learn something new, and I absolutely love it.

Almira Zaky
Mass communications
Class of 2019

Decisions are hard. Choosing VCU is easy. Here are some simple first steps.