As the largest urban research university in the state, Virginia Commonwealth University’s diverse range of programs has been recognized among the top graduate schools in the nation. VCU has a comprehensive array of academic programs, outstanding faculty, and a supportive environment conducive to graduate study and research. The VCU Monroe Park and MCV campuses incorporate state-of-the-art research facilities and capabilities and the university offers quality graduate educational programs that meet the many needs of the state, the nation and, indeed, the world.

As one of the major urban research universities in the U.S., VCU enrolls more than 7,000 graduate students in more than 135 graduate degree programs, many of which are ranked among the very best in the nation. The Graduate School at VCU is committed to providing graduate students with ongoing opportunities for academic and professional development. Working with faculty and academic program directors within the school and academic and administrative support from across the university, the Graduate School strives to identify, support and sponsor initiatives that prepare the next generation of the professoriate.


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