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Recruiting at a Glance


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Why VCU?

VCU is a premier urban, public research university focused on academic success. 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 by the Numbers


Number of students (23,657 undergraduates, 5,923 graduates and 1,708 first professionals)


Number of countries represented by our student body. Our student population also was ranked one of the most diverse in the nation.


Degrees offered (64 bachelors, 74 master’s, three first-professional, 40 doctoral and 41 certificate programs)

Leaders in Education

U.S. News & World Report ranks the following VCU graduate schools and programs among the top in the nation:

    • 1st Nurse Anesthesia

    • 4th School of the Arts

    • 11th School of Social Work

    • 21st School of Pharmacy

    • 28th School of Education

    • 36th School of Nursing

VCU Brandcenter

No. 1 graduate advertising program in the country

– Creativity

No. 51 part-time
M.B.A. program

– Bloomberg Businessweek

Leaders in Innovation

VCU Launched the Nation's first:

    • Master of Product Innovations

    • Ph.D. in Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering

    • Ph.D. in Media, Art and Text