Virginia Commonwealth University

Virginia Commonwealth University

Richmond, Virginia


Tuition and Fees

The cost for in-state undergraduate students to attend Virginia Commonwealth University for an academic year can be broken down into $12,094 for tuition, $2,502 for fees, $2,860 for books and supplies, $11,506 for room and board and $3,760 for other expenses.

In-State Tuition and Fees

$14,596
In-state tuition$12,094
In-state fees$2,502
Books and supplies$2,860
Room and board$11,506
Other expenses$3,760

The cost for out-of-state undergraduate students to attend Virginia Commonwealth University for an academic year can be broken down into $32,742 for tuition, $3,162 for fees, $2,860 for books and supplies, $11,506 for room and board and $3,760 for other expenses.

Out-of-State Tution and Fees

$35,904
Out-of-state tuition$32,742
Out-of-state fees$3,162
Books and supplies$2,860
Room and board$11,506
Other expenses$3,760

Tuition Plans

Any alternative tuition plans offered by institutionYes
Tuition guaranteed planNo
Prepaid tuition planNo
Tuition payment planYes
Other alternative tuition planNo

Financial Aid

81% of undergradate students at Virginia Commonwealth University received financial aid. The distribution of financial aid types at Virginia Commonwealth University consists of 68% receiving grant or scholarship aid of $11,035 on average, 33% receiving pell grants of $4,620 on average, 60% receiving institutional grants or scholarships of $5,731 on average, and 54% receiving federal student loans of $5,327 on average.

Average Grant/Scholarship Aid

$11,035

Awarded any Financial Aid

81%
Aid TypeNumber ReceivingPercent ReceivingAverage Aid Received
Grant or scholarship aid3,05068%$11,035
Pell grants1,47133%$4,620
Institutional grants or scholarships2,69760%$5,731
Federal student loans2,41754%$5,327

Net Price

Average Net Price

$20,968

Net prices changes by family income and financial need. Net price typically increases with increase in family income because of higher amounts of financial aid available to students belonging to lower income families. Students in the lowest $0 – $30,000 family income bracket paid net price of $16,768 compared to net price of $17,529 in the $30,001 – $48,000 family income bracket, $20,868 in the $48,001 – $75,000 family income bracket, $24,684 in the $75,001 – $110,000 family income bracket and $28,155 in the $110,001 or more family income bracket.

Net Price by Family Income

Family IncomeNet Price Paid
$0 – $30,000$16,768
$30,001 – $48,000$17,529
$48,001 – $75,000$20,868
$75,001 – $110,000$24,684
$110,001 or more$28,155

Net price reflects the actual cost to attend after accounting for finanical aid. Net price includes tuition, books, living costs, and other expenses after subtracting federal financial aid received by students.

Sticker Price

The in-state cost for a 4 year bachelors degree at Virginia Commonwealth University is $136,252. The in-state cost reported is aggregated over 4 years and includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, room and board, and other miscellaneous expenses. The year to year increases in tuition and cost of living are accounted by applying a rate of increase of 3% which is based on the average rate of increase in the last 2 years as reported by Virginia Commonwealth University. The actual net cost paid by students could be lower because financial aid is not accounted for in this cost.

In-State 4-year Sticker Price

$136,252
YearIn-State Sticker Price
1$32,722
2$33,582
3$34,492
4$35,456

The out-of-state cost for a 4 year bachelors degree at Virginia Commonwealth University is $225,642. The out-of-state cost reported is aggregated over 4 years and includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, room and board, and other miscellaneous expenses. The year to year increases in tuition and cost of living are accounted by applying a rate of increase of 3% which is based on the average rate of increase in the last 2 years as reported by Virginia Commonwealth University. The actual net cost paid by students could be lower because financial aid is not accounted for in this cost.

Out-of-State 4-year Sticker Price

$225,642
YearOut-Of-State Sticker Price
1$54,030
2$55,569
3$57,179
4$58,864