Graduate requirements

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Review application requirements and materials you must submit in your graduate application to VCU.

Application materials

Find out about the materials you'll need to submit with your application.

Prior to submitting your application

Before submitting your application, please check that all documentation is accurate, that all forms have been signed, and that you’ve made a copy of everything for yourself. Documents will not be returned.

If you need to submit paper documents (such as official transcripts) after your online application has been submitted, mail them to:

Virginia Commonwealth University
Office of Admissions
Box 843051
Richmond, Virginia 23284-3051

Supplemental application materials

If you have already applied through a Centralized Application System (CAS), you may have been directed by your department/program to complete the VCU Supplemental Information Application.

Connect with VCU's Graduate School

At VCU, you can choose from more than 140 master's, doctoral and certificate programs. And as a graduate student, our Graduate School supports you as you further your education and achieve your full potential.

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Important dates

Graduate application deadlines vary by program. Check the Graduate Bulletin to find application deadlines for our master's and doctoral programs.

Go to the Graduate Bulletin