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

$271 million in sponsored research in FY18


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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At VCU I’ve had the opportunity to be more than just a student and make an impact within the community.

Tammi Chen
Mechanical engineering
Lead machinist, Hyperloop at VCU team
Class of 2020

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