Virginia Commonwealth University

Virginia Commonwealth University

Virginia Commonwealth University, or VCU, is a large, public research university located in downtown Richmond, Virginia, United States. It was founded in 1968 as a result of a merger between Richmond Professional Institute and Medical College of Virginia. VCU is one of the Virginia universities rated RU/ H (Research Universities (high research activity) by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. It is organized into the following academic divisions:

  • College of Humanities & Sciences
  • L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs
  • School of Allied Health Professions
  • School of Business
  • School of Dentistry
  • School of Education
  • School of Engineering
  • School of Mass Communications
  • School of Medicine
  • School of Nursing
  • School of Pharmacy
  • School of Social Work
  • School of the Arts
  • School of World Studies

Virginia Commonwealth University's sports teams are nicknamed the Rams. They compete in the NCAA Division I sports.

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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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