College of Humanities and Sciences Virginia Commonwealth University

College of Humanities and Sciences Virginia Commonwealth University

Richmond, VA
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
57%
43%
student ratio
1,077
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
Not Reported
fall application deadline
35%
acceptance rate
34 Departments and Programs
departments and programs

Departments & Programs


Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Humanities Graduate Certificate
      Certificate
      Certificate in Advanced Social Research (CASR)
      Certificate in Criminal Justice Administration (CCJA)
      Certificate in Public Management (CPM)
      Certificate in Urban and Regional Planning (CURP)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Juris Doctor/Master of Urban and Regional Planning (JD/MURP)
      Master of Arts (MA)
      Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
      Master of Public Administration (MPA)
      Master of Science (MS)
      Master of Social Work/Certificate (MSW/Certificate)
      Master of Urban and Regional Planning (MURP)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 347
    • Doctoral Degrees 39
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 74
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

35% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 1,547
    • Accepted 555
    • Acceptance Rate 35
    • Enrolled 395
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesNot Reported
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesNot Reported

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • Tuition *
    • Student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year feesNot Reported
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableTuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students1077
    • Female Percentage57%
    • Male Percentage43%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students1077
    • Part-time Percentage35%
    • Full-time Percentage65%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino5%
    • Black / African American16%
    • White / Caucasian68%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian4%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races4%
    • Unknown3%

Location & Contact

College of Humanities and Sciences

Virginia Commonwealth University

901 West Franklin Street
Richmond, VA 23284-9005
United States

Dr. Fred Hawkridge

Interim Dean

Phone: 804-828-1674
Email: fmhawkri@vcu.edu

Dr. Sherry Sandkam

Associate Dean

Phone: 804-828-6916
Fax: 804-827-4546
Email: ssandkam@vcu.edu


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