Virginia Commonwealth University is located in the middle of Richmond, Virginia's capital city.
The Great Outdoors
There are ton of athletic and recreation activities on the VCU campus, in Richmond and beyond.
Activities & Things to Do
Combining the amenities of a major metropolitan area with the charm of a small city, the VCU Richmond campus provides an engaging backdrop for work, play and study.
A premier urban, public research university
We take pride in our nationally ranked academic programs and academic medical center, research and scholarly productivity, and engagement with the communities we serve and change.
VCU is one of the top research universities in the U.S., and its diverse community of faculty and staff supports its students and shares their characteristics of dedication, motivation, passion, perseverance, creativity and intelligence.
By the numbers
- $275 million in sponsored research in 2017
- More than 130 patents filed in fiscal year 2015
- One of 61 institutions in the Clinical and Translational Science Award consortium
- Offers internships with Fortune 500 companies and more than 100 service-learning courses
- Top 100 National Science Foundation Research University