Virginia Commonwealth University

Virginia Commonwealth University

Richmond, Virginia


Admissions

Undergraduate Application Fee

$70

Online Application Website

https://www.vcu.edu/admissions/apply

Admissions Statistics

Virginia Commonwealth University has an acceptance rate of 87%. The acceptance rate of 87% implies that for every 100 students that applied 87 students got accepted. 17,088 students appied to Virginia Commonwealth University. 87% of the students that applied got accepted, and 30% that that got accepted enrolled.

Number of Applicants

17,088

Acceptance Rate

87%

Virginia Commonwealth University has acceptance rate of 86% for male students and 88% for female students. 6,197 male students applied to Virginia Commonwealth University compared to 10,891 female students. 86% of the male students that applied got accepted, and 29% of the males students that got accepted enrolled compared to 88% of the female students that applied got accepted, and 30% of the female students that got accepted enrolled.

Applicants by Gender

Male Female
Number of Applicants6,19710,891
Percent Admitted86%88%
Percent Admitted who Enrolled29%30%

Admissions Considerations

Students applying to Virginia Commonwealth University are required to submit secondary school GPA, secondary school record, formal demonstration of competencies and admission test scores (SAT/ACT) for admission. In contrast, applicants are recommended (but not required) to submit completion of college-preparatory program and recommendations for admission.

What matters for admission

Open admission policyNo
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankConsidered but not required
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsRecommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesRequired
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)Required

SAT Scores

87% of the enrolled students at Virginia Commonwealth University submitted SAT scores. The estimated average SAT composite score for Virginia Commonwealth University is 1160. Amongst the enrolled students that submitted SAT scores to Virginia Commonwealth University, 50% have SAT composite scores ranging from 1070 to 1260. 25% of enrolled students have SAT composite scores below 1070 whereas 25% of the enrolled students have SAT composite scores above 1260.

SAT Composite Range

1070 - 1260

Students Submitting SAT

87%

The SAT reading score at Virginia Commonwealth University ranged from 550 to 640. The SAT math score at Virginia Commonwealth University ranged from 520 to 620.

SAT Reading Range550 - 640
SAT Math Range520 - 620

SAT lower and upper ranges are the 25th and 75th percentile of SAT scores of the enrolled students.

ACT Scores

17% of the enrolled students at Virginia Commonwealth University submitted ACT scores. The estimated average ACT composite score for Virginia Commonwealth University is 24. Amongst the enrolled students that submitted ACT scores to Virginia Commonwealth University, 50% have ACT composite scores ranging from 21 to 28. 25% of enrolled students have ACT composite scores below 21 whereas 25% of the enrolled students have ACT composite scores above 28.

ACT Composite Range

21 - 28

Students Submitting ACT

17%

The ACT english score at Virginia Commonwealth University ranged from 21 to 29. The ACT math score at Virginia Commonwealth University ranged from 19 to 26.

ACT English Range21 - 29
ACT Math Range19 - 26

ACT lower and upper ranges are the 25th and 75th percentile of ACT scores of the enrolled students.

Credits Accepted

Credit TypeAccepted
Dual CreditYes
Credit for Life ExperiencesYes
Advanced Placement (AP) CreditsYes