If you're ready to apply to VCU, you're in the right place. Find your application path by reviewing the options below, which will lead you to requirements and a checklist designed to walk you through the process.

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  • Apply as an undergraduate

    If you will be a first-time college student, are transferring in credits from another institution, or are applying under unique circumstances as an undergraduate, this is the path for you.

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  • International students, apply here

    Are you a non-U.S. citizen or non-U.S. resident? Find out how to apply as an international student for undergraduate or graduate study.

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  • Apply for graduate or professional study

    If you're a master's, Ph.D. or professional program applicant, take this route.

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  • For nondegree-seeking applicants

    If you're interested in completing courses as a nondegree-seeking, undergraduate- or graduate-level student, follow this path.

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Important dates

Check out upcoming application deadlines, when students can expect to hear back about admissions decisions and more.

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Find answers in our FAQs

Have questions about the application process? Explore our frequently asked questions.

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The one thing that made me come to VCU was the feel of the campus and how comfortable it made me.
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