Virginia Commonwealth University

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Undergraduate Admissions

Thirteen schools, 64 baccalaureate programs, 223 degree and certificate programs. VCU has something for you.

Academics

We’ll challenge you every step of the way. But it will be worth it.

Whether you’ve already uncovered your life’s passions or aim to cultivate your interests, chances are you’ll find a match among Virginia Commonwealth University’s 64 baccalaureate programs, our academic medical center with more than 200 specialty areas and options in interdisciplinary studies.

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From our nationally and internationally known faculty to the challenging classes of The Honors College to our introductory and supportive programs in the University College, VCU provides the essentials for our students to enjoy a great academic experience.

Today, more than 31,000 students pursue 223 degree and certificate programs — 68 of which are unique to Virginia — through VCU’s 13 schools and one college. VCU offers fall, winter, spring and summer sessions, giving you the opportunity to enroll in courses throughout the year.

Of the baccalaureate programs offered at VCU, 14 can’t be found anywhere else in Virginia: art education, bioinformatics, homeland security and emergency preparedness, urban and regional studies, craft and material studies, fashion, interior design, graphic design, communication arts, kinetic imaging, paint and printmaking, sculpture, clinical radiation sciences and real estate.

Plus, you can enhance your academic experience with specialized honors curricula, study abroad programs, service-learning, research opportunities and more.

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