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Campus Visits Contact

Address
Box 842526
Richmond, VA 23284-2526

Phone
(800)841-3638

Email
ugrad@vcu.edu

Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
Student Commons
Cabell Library
Siegel Center
Anderson Gallery
Shafer Court
Cary Street Recreation Complex, Starbucks in the Cabell Library, Institute for Contemporary Art

Most Popular Places Off Campus
State Capital
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
Science Museum
Carytown/shopping/Rest. District
Malls - Stony Point, Short Pump Town Ctr., Willow Lawn
Shockoe Bottom Area

Campus Tours

Campus Visiting Center
Monday thru Saturday
10:30am and 2:00pm
(800)841-3638

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Year-round
Times: Varies
Average Length: Varies

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
Yes

Information Sessions
Available

Times
Please go to http://www.vcu.edu/admissions/visit-vcu/ for info

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
Year-round

Arrangements
Contact Athletic Department

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Year-round

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Not Available

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
Richmond City Buses, VCU shuttles, taxis, Richmond International Airport, Amtrak and Greyhound Bus Station.

Driving Instructions to Campus
Monroe Park Campus Directions: Arriving from the East by Interstate 64 West - coming from Virginia Beach, Williamsburg, etc. 1.Take Exit 190 for Fifth Street and Downtown/Coliseum. 2.Turn right at the eighth traffic light, onto West Main Street. 3.Follow West Main Street for 11 blocks to Belvidere Street (turn right). 4.Go three blocks to West Broad Street (turn left). 5.Drive three blocks to Shafer Street (turn left); the entrance to the VCU West Broad Parking Deck/Welcome Center is on the right. Arriving from the North by Interstate 95 South - coming from Washington, Fredericksburg, Kings Dominion, etc. 1.Take Exit 76B for Belvidere Street (U.S. 1 and 301). 2.Turn left onto West Leigh Street. 3.Turn right onto Belvidere Street. 4.Turn right onto West Broad Street. 5.Drive three blocks to Shafer Street (turn left); the entrance to the VCU West Broad Parking Deck/Welcome Center is on the right. Arriving from the South by Interstate 95 North - coming from Petersburg, North Carolina, etc. 1.Take Exit 74A onto Downtown Expressway, I-195 (The exit ramp is actually on the James River Bridge). 2.Drive 1/2 mile, take exit for Belvidere Street (U.S. 1 and 301). 3.Drive two blocks along Canal Street to North Belvidere Street. 4.Turn right on North Belvidere Street. 5.Go three blocks to West Broad Street (turn left). 6.Drive three blocks to Shafer Street (turn left); the entrance to the VCU West Broad Parking Deck/Welcome Center is on the right. Arriving from the West by Interstate 64 East - coming from Charlottesville, etc. 1.Take Exit 76B for Belvidere Street (U.S. 1 and 301). 2.Turn left onto West Leigh Street. 3.Turn right onto Belvidere Street. 4.Turn right onto West Broad Street. 5.Drive three blocks to Shafer Street (turn left); the entrance to the VCU West Broad Parking Deck/Welcome Center is on the right. MCV Campus Directions: Arriving by I-64 West - coming from Virginia Beach, Williamsburg, etc. 1.Take Exit 190 for 5th Street and Downtown/Coliseum. 2.Turn left at the 4th traffic light onto Marshall Street. 3.Drive six blocks and turn left onto 11th Street. 4.Turn right onto East Leigh Street. 5.Turn right onto 12th Street. 6.Turn left into the Patient and Visitor Parking Decks. Arriving by I-64 East - coming from Charlottesville, I-81, etc. 1.Follow I-64 East which merges with I-95 South. 2.Take I-95 south to Exit 74C for West Broad Street. 3.Turn right onto 11th Street. 4.Turn right onto East Leigh Street. 5.Turn right onto 12th Street. 6.Turn left into the Patient & Visitor Parking Deck. Arriving by I-95 North - coming from Petersburg, North Carolina, etc. 1.Take Exit 74C for West Broad Street. 2.Turn right onto 11th Street. 3.Turn right onto East Leigh Street. 4.Turn right onto 12th Street. 5.Turn left into the Patient & Visitor Parking Decks. Arriving by I-95 South - coming from Washington, Fredericksburg, etc. 1.Take Exit 74C to West Broad Street. 2.Turn right onto 11th Street. 3.Turn right onto East Leigh Street. 4.Turn right onto 12th Street. 5.Turn left into the Patient & Visitor Parking Decks. Arriving by U.S. Route 60 - coming from Lexington, etc. 1.Follow U.S. Route 60 East, cross over the Manchester Bridge and merge onto 9th Street. 2.Remain on 9th Street and go one block past East Broad Street to Marshall Street and turn right. 3.Continue for about 2 miles and turn left onto East Leigh Street. 4.Turn right onto 12th Street. 5.Turn left into the Patient & Visitor Parking Decks.

Local Accommodations
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Applicants: 17,244
Acceptance Rate: 87%
Average HS GPA: 3.68






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