Application status

After you've applied, we understand that the wait to hear back from us with our admissions decision is full of excitement and anticipation. Learn when you can expect to hear back from us below.

Double check your application

You can check your application status online after submission to be sure that we have received all required materials by logging into the VCU applicant portal. If you are still interested in learning more about your application status, please contact your application processor or an admissions counselor.

When to expect your admissions decision

First-year applicants

First-year applicants who submit all materials by the regular decision deadline of Jan. 17 for the upcoming fall semester will receive a decision by April 1, otherwise, decisions are sent on a rolling basis until enrollment capacity is met.

Transfer applicants

Transfer applicants who submit all materials by the March 15 deadline for the upcoming fall semester will receive a decision by May 1, otherwise, decisions are sent on a rolling basis until enrollment capacity is met.