Graduate School Virginia Commonwealth University

Graduate School Virginia Commonwealth University

Richmond, VA
student ratio
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
Not Reported
fall application deadline
acceptance rate
1 Department and Program
departments and programs

Departments & Programs

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Postbaccalaureate Certificate
      Graduate Certificate
      Certificate in Advanced Social Research (CASR)
      Certificate in Criminal Justice Administration (CCJA)
      Certificate in Professional Counseling (CPC)
      Certificate in Public Management (CPM)
      Certificate in Urban and Regional Planning (CURP)
      Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS)
      Doctor of Dental Surgery/Doctor of Philosophy (DDS/PhD)
      Doctor of Dental Surgery/Master of Science (DDS/MS)
      Doctor of Education (Ed D)
      Doctor of Medicine/Doctor of Philosophy (MD/PhD)
      Doctor of Medicine/Master of Health Administration (MD/MHA)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)
      Juris Doctor/Master of Health Administration (JD/MHA)
      Juris Doctor/Master of Social Work (JD/MSW)
      Juris Doctor/Master of Urban and Regional Planning (JD/MURP)
      Master of Accountancy (M Acc)
      Master of Art Education (MAE)
      Master of Arts (MA)
      Master of Bioinformatics (MB)
      Master of Business Administration (MBA)
      Master of Education (M Ed)
      Master of Environmental Science (M Env Sc)
      Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
      Master of Health Administration (MHA)
      Master of Interdisciplinary Studies (MIS)
      Master of Music (MM)
      Master of Product Innovation (MPI)
      Master of Public Administration (MPA)
      Master of Science (MS)
      Master of Science in Athletic Training (MSAT)
      Master of Science in Health Administration (MSHA)
      Master of Science in Nurse Anesthesia (MSNA)
      Master of Science in Occupational Therapy (MSOT)
      Master of Social Work (MSW)
      Master of Social Work/Certificate (MSW/Certificate)
      Master of Social Work/Master of Arts (MSW/MA)
      Master of Teaching (MT)
      Master of Urban and Regional Planning (MURP)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 1694
    • Doctoral Degrees 726
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 305
    • * 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


46% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 6,888
    • Accepted 3,205
    • Acceptance Rate 46
    • Enrolled 2,223
  • 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 & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • 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 Students8150
    • Female Percentage63%
    • Male Percentage37%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students8150
    • Part-time Percentage37%
    • Full-time Percentage63%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino3%
    • Black / African American11%
    • White / Caucasian68%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian10%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown6%

Location & Contact

Graduate School

Virginia Commonwealth University

1001 Grove Avenue Box 843051
Richmond, VA 23284
United States

Dr. F. Boudinot

Dean, Graduate School

Phone: 804-828-2233
Fax: 804-827-0724

Dr. Sherry Sandkam

Associate Dean

Phone: 804-828-6916
Fax: 804-827-4546

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