Virginia Commonwealth University

910 W Franklin St, Richmond, VA 23284-2512

About Virginia Commonwealth University

Virginia Western Community College is classified as a large, rural-serving public Associate’s college serving over 7,500 full time students. Rural-serving institutions are located in areas with a total population of less than 500,000 residents. This large two-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 2,000 to 4,999 students. This institution awards associate’s degrees and no bachelor’s degrees. According to data for fall enrollment, up to 60% of undergraduates are enrolled part-time. Enrollment data shows that only undergraduates are enrolled at this two-year associate’s degree granting institution.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate22,886
Student Age% Under 2562%
 % 25 and Over38%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time75%
 % Part-time25%
Race/Ethnicity% White52.8%
 % Black16.6%
 % Asian10.2%
 % Latino3.4%
 % Native American0.6%
 % Race Unknown11.6%
 % International student5%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareYes
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
 % Admitted71%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled39%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRecommended
 College Prep CoursesRequired
 Letter of RecommendationRecommended
 Demonstration of CompetenciesRequired
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Recommended
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT93%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT21%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800610 / 800
 SAT Writing480 / 800580 / 800
 SAT Math490 / 800600 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite20 / 3626 / 36
 ACT English20 / 3626
 ACT Writing / 12 / 12
 ACT Math19 / 3625 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$50
 Graduate Application Fee$50
 In-State Tuition & Fees$8,817
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$21,949
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid71%
 % Undergraduates with Loans51%
 % Undergraduates with Grants48%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$2,224
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$9,670
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$9,670
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,701
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,701
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,701

Neighborhood Data for the Richmond Area

Median Age32.4
Median Household Income$39,201
Total Population203,165
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total47.5% 52.5%
 Age 0-950.5%49.5%
 Age 10-1750.0%50.0%
 Age 18-2446.5%53.5%
 Age 25-2949.2%50.8%
 Age 30-3949.8%50.2%
Race/Ethnicity% White42.7%
 % Black50.3%
 % Asian2.3%
 % Latino5.9%
 % Native American0.4%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.3%


On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals per week can vary
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$9,670
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$9,670
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$688
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50019.7%17.8%9.8%
 $500 to $74932.4%37.5%0.0%
 $750 to $99929.1%28.2%37.9%
 Over $100018.8%16.5%31.9%
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