Department of Gerontology School of Allied Health Professions Virginia Commonwealth University

Department of Gerontology School of Allied Health Professions Virginia Commonwealth University

Richmond, VA
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
87%
13%
student ratio
31
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
Not Reported
fall application deadline
89%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Aging Studies Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS)
    • Gerontology Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 7
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 7
    • * 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? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

89% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 29
    • Accepted 26
    • Acceptance Rate 89
    • Enrolled 23
  • 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 DegreesGRE General Test or MAT
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 600 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS recommended, IELTS paper based

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 availableCareer or Field-Related Internships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students31
    • Female Percentage87%
    • Male Percentage13%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students31
    • Part-time Percentage74%
    • Full-time Percentage26%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American14%
    • White / Caucasian76%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races7%
    • Unknown3%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchAlzheimer's disease, age-related alcoholism and suicide, pain perception, curriculum development and evaluation in gerontology/geriatrics
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Gerontology

School of Allied Health Professions
Virginia Commonwealth University

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

Dr. E. Welleford

Chair

Phone: 804-828-1565
Email: ewellefo@vcu.edu

Ms. Monica White

Director of Student Services

Phone: 804-828-3273
Fax: 804-828-8656
Email: mlwhite1@vcu.edu


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