Virginia Commonwealth University

Men's MCLA Contact: Thomas Williams
Profile
Size
10 / 10
23,663 Undergrads / 30,675 Students
Cost
6 / 10
$20,741 Net Price
Selectivity
1 / 10
84% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    NCLL Conf.

  • College Type

    4-year, Public

  • Campus Type

    City: Medium

Student Body
Gender
  • Male
  • Female
Enrollment
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
Geography
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
Ethnicity
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
18 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
83%
Overall Graduation Rate
63%
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
39% / 63%
Calendar System
Semester
Religious Affiliation
None
Housing
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Team Road Trips

Other than a trip to Durham, North Carolina to take on Duke University once a season, the team's road trip schedule stays in the state of Virginia against nearby schools like University of Richmond, William and Mary, George Mason University, University of Virginia, and Hampton University.

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Location
910 W Franklin St, Richmond, VA, 23284, Richmond, VA, 23284 See Directions
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Where Grads Live
  • Richmond Virginia Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Norfolk Virginia Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Charlottesville Virginia Area
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Raleigh-Durham North Carolina Area
  • Baltimore Maryland Area
  • Greater Philadelphia Area
  • Roanoke Virginia Area
  • Charlotte North Carolina Area
  • Greater Chicago Area
  • Greater Boston Area
Where Grads Work
  • Capital One
  • Henrico County Public Schools
  • VCU Health System
  • Chesterfield County Public Schools
  • Bon Secours Health System
  • VCU School of Business Career Services
  • Wells Fargo
  • HCA
  • Bank of America
  • US Army
  • Dominion
  • SunTrust Bank
  • Altria
  • Fairfax County Public Schools
  • County of Henrico
What Grads Do
  • Education
  • Arts and Design
  • Healthcare Services
  • Sales
  • Operations
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Media and Communication
  • Information Technology
  • Community and Social Services
  • Research
  • Marketing
  • Administrative
  • Support
  • Consulting
  • Finance
Data from
Niche Grades
Overall
Student Life
Professors
Academics
Test Scores
SAT
Critical Reading
490 - 610
Math
520 - 620
Total
1090 - 1290
ACT
English
21 - 28
Math
19 - 26
Composite
21 - 27

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported. Historical writing ranges: 490 - 590 for SAT

GPA
SAT Math
SAT Reading
ACT

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Admissions
 
Total
Male
Female
Applicants 15,248 5,800 9,448
% Admitted 84% 83% 85%
% Admits That Enroll 32% 33% 32%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.63
  • Accepted
  • Denied
  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
  • Admission Considerations
     
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    Recommended Rec.
    High School GPA
    High School Rank
    High School Transcript
    College Prep Classes
    Recommendations
    Demonstrate Competencies
    Admission Test Scores
    Other Tests (Wonderlic, etc.)
    TOEFL (English proficiency)
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    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Business (14%)
    Visual & Performing Arts (10%)
    Psychology (10%)
    Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement (7%)
    Health Professions (7%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (7%)
    Interdisciplinary Studies (6%)
    Social Sciences (6%)
    Communication & Journalism (6%)
    Education (5%)
    Engineering (5%)
    Computer & Information Sciences (4%)
    Physical Sciences (3%)
    History (2%)
    Ethnic, Cultural & Gender Studies (2%)
    Public Admin. & Social Services (2%)
    English Language & Literature (2%)
    Mathematics & Statistics (1%)
    Natural Resources & Conservation (1%)
    Philosophy & Religious Studies (1%)
    Foreign Languages (1%)
    Parks, Recreation & Fitness Studies
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    Financial
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.

    $20,741

    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for students paying in-state tuition rate (public institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

     
    In-state
    Out-of-state
    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$13,624 $32,287
    Books & Supplies$2,860 $2,860
    Cost of Living$11,506 $11,506
    Personal Expenses$3,182 $3,182
     
    Sticker Price$31,172 $49,491

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    81% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

     
    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship68%$9,187
    Federal Grants31%$4,596
    Pell Grants30%$4,520
    Other Federal4%$1,443
    State & Local Grants46%$4,807
    Institutional Grants45%$5,796
     
    Student Loans57%$8,222
    Federal Loans54%$5,433
    Other Loans11%$15,748

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

     
    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Endowment
    Financial Assets $1.84 Billion $60,082

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.

    Debt

    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $23,250.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

     
    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $18,500 $247

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 3.8%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 10,799 students.

    Salary

    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $44,000

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.

    Payback

    How long until this college investment pays off: 5.78 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 39% of students graduate on time.

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    Campus Safety
     
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 10 9
    Fondling 5 2
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery 1 -
    Aggravated Assault 5 2
    Burglary 11 6
    Motor Vehicle Theft 1 -
    Arson 1 -

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Category
    Classification
    Basic ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity
    Undergrad InstructionBalanced arts & sciences/professions, high graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionResearch Doctoral: Comprehensive programs, with medical/veterinary school
    Enrollment ProfileHigh undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, selective, higher transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, large, primarily residential

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