Eastern Virginia Medical School

Eastern Virginia Medical School

The Eastern Virginia Medical School, EVMS, was founded in 1973 by the collective "Seven Cities" of Hampton Roads, Virginia. The campus of EVMS occupies 550 acres in Norfolk, Virginia.

EVMS offers bachelor's degrees and certificate programs in ophthalmic technology, and surgical assisting. Master's degrees are awarded in biomedical sciences, physical assisting, public health, and clinical embryology and andrology. Students can also opt for doctorate degree programs in medicine, and clinical psychology.

Students of EVMS are involved in various clubs and organizations. Among those available on campus are the Student Academy of the American Academy of Physician Assistant, Christian Medical Association, EVMS American Red Cross Club, Norfolk Emergency Shelter Team, and EVMS Sports Authority.

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Eastern Virginia Medical School
700w. Olney
Norfolk , VA 23507
General Phone: (757) 446-8422

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Eastern Virginia Medical Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Medicine127medicine, public health
Medical Support and Technology57surgical tech, physician assistant
Science30biology, developmental biology and embryology
Therapy and Counseling10art therapy

Number of programs and degrees for Eastern Virginia Medical in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Master's degree1065
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years91
First-professional degree1091

Eastern Virginia Medical Student Body

In 2007-2008, Eastern Virginia Medical had a total enrollment of 725 students (373 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 3%
Graduate 44%
First Professional 53%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 70%
Black 9%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 15%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 3%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
20-21 0%
22-24 32%
25-29 44%
30-34 11%
35-39 6%
40-49 5%
50-64 2%

Eastern Virginia Medical Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Norfolk, Virginia for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Virginia Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Eastern Virginia Medical Admissions and Selectivity

Application Requirements:

Years of College Work Before Admittancenot required

Eastern Virginia Medical Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount

Financial Aid:
Eastern Virginia Medical participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 1033800)

Eastern Virginia Medical Faculty

Eastern Virginia Medical has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track399
Non-tenured and not on tenure track7686

Eastern Virginia Medical Degree Programs (2007)

Medical Support And Technology
Physician Assistant
Surgical Technology/Technologist

Medicine (MD)
Public Health, General (MPH, DPH)

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Developmental Biology and Embryology

Therapy And Counseling
Art Therapy/Therapist

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