Virginia Commonwealth University is a premier urban research institution with more than 200 degree and certificate programs and 20 nationally ranked programs. We graduate more Pell-eligible and first-generation students than all of our Tier III counterparts in the commonwealth combined. VCU is one of Virginia’s top three research institutions with $363 million in sponsored research, a 25% increase since 2018. In addition, our nationally recognized health system is dedicated to ending health care disparities. Located in the heart of the city, we deliver $9.5 billion in economic impact as Richmond’s largest employer and 1.3 million service hours to the state’s capital. We are the Commonwealth’s university.
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