Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond (VCU)

Richmond, VA

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Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond

Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond

Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond Applicant Information

Important Admissions Deadlines

SAT / ACT Scores Due February
Priority Application Due January 15

Admission Rate

  • Men
  • Women
  Men Women Total
Applied 5,857 8,730 14,587
Accepted 3,833 5,583 9,416
Acceptance Rate 65% 64% 64%
Enrolled 1,489 2,065 3,554

VCU Test Scores

Note: All test score ranges and GPA are approximations based on available data. Falling within a school’s displayed range for test scores and/or GPA does not guarantee admission to that school.

Average GPA
3.48 (weighted)

SAT Scores

(92% of Students Admitted to Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond Submit SAT Scores)

  • Verbal 500 to 610
  • Math 500 to 600
  • Writing 490 to 590
  • Verbal
  • Math
  • Writing
Category Verbal Math Writing
Top 75th Percentile 610 600 590
Bottom 25th Percentile 500 500 490

ACT Scores

(24% of Students Admitted to Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond Submit ACT Scores)

  • Verbal 21 to 27
  • Math 20 to 26
  • Composite 21 to 26
  • Verbal
  • Math
  • Composite
  Verbal Math Composite
Top 75th Percentile 27 26 26
Bottom 25th Percentile 21 20 21

Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond Application Requirements

  Required Recommended Considered
Application Fee ($50)   Very Important
High School Diploma or Equivalent   Very Important
High School GPA   Very Important
High School Rank     Considered
High School Transcript   Very Important
Recommendations   Considered
Essay     Considered
Extracurricular Activities     Considered
Volunteer Work     Considered
Standardized Test Score(s)   Important
Interview     Not Considered
Competencies   Very Important
TOEFL   Important

High School Prerequisites

Subject Years Required Years Recommended
English 4 4
Foreign Language 2 3
History 2 3
Math 3 4
Science 3 4
Social Studies 1 1
Lab 1 1
Other 1
Electives 1 1

Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond Transfer Students

Undergraduate Enrollment 26,661 (92%)
Undergraduate Transfer-in Enrollment 2,007 (7%)

Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond Admissons Requirements for Transfers

  Required Recommended Considered
Application Fee ($50)   Very Important
GPA (minimum 2.50)   Very Important
High School Transcript   Important
College Transcript   Very Important
Essay/Personal Statement   Very Important
Interview   Very Important
Standardized Test Scores   Very Important
Statement of Good Standing
from Prior Institution(s)
    Not Considered

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