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Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Graduate School
  • RICHMOND, VA

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Virginia Commonwealth is a public graduate school in Richmond, Virginia. It has a large graduate student body with an enrollment of 7,004 graduate students. Of the 79 graduate programs offered at Virginia Commonwealth University, 17 are offered online or through graduate distance education programs. 27% of its graduate students are part-time graduate students.

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Graduate Students

Total Graduate Students
7,004
Part-Time Grad Students
1,910
Research Assistants
204
Teaching Assistants
676
Racial Diversity
  • White
    56.5%
  • African American
    11%
  • Asian
    11%
  • Unknown
    8.3%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    7.2%
  • Hispanic
    2.9%
  • Multiracial
    2.8%
  • Native American
    0.3%
  • Pacific Islander
    0.1%

Student Life

Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the students at this school?
Based on 52 responses
  • Driven
    27%
  • Down-to-earth
    10%
  • Friendly
    31%
  • Intellectual
    10%
  • Organized
    2%
  • Just trying to get through
    4%
  • Diverse
    17%
Poll
What word or phrase best describes your program?
Based on 52 responses
  • Competitive and intense
    27%
  • Prepared me for the real world
    29%
  • Supportive/helped me grow
    38%
  • Diverse classes
    4%
  • fascinating/ knowledgeable /helping me grow
    2%

Scholarship

Professors

Poll
79%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 52 responses
Poll
76%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 51 responses
Poll
65%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 49 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your degree in total?
Based on 52 responses
  • Less than $25,000
    23%
  • $25,000 - $50,000
    38%
  • $50,000 - $75,000
    21%
  • $75,000 - $100,000
    8%
  • More than $100,000
    10%
Poll
How much did you make post-graduation?
Based on 52 responses
  • Less than $50,000
    8%
  • $50,000 - $75,000
    10%
  • More than $150,000
    2%
  • Did not graduate yet
    81%
62%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 52 responses
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Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
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  2. Crime & Safety
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Median Household Income
$39,460
National
$75,149
Median Rent
$1,378
National
$1,268
Median Home Value
$402,900
National
$281,900

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