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VCU is a state-supported coeducational university with a graduate school, teaching hospital, and 12 academic and professional units that offer 60 baccalaureate degree programs, 67 master’s degree programs, 41 post-baccalaureate certificates and post-master’s certificates, and 40 Ph.D. programs. VCU also offers M.D., D.D.S., D.P.T., and Pharm.D. programs as well as cooperative degree programs with other major Virginia colleges and universities. Located in Richmond, the capital of Virginia, VCU is comprised of two campuses. The 88-acre Monroe Park Campus is located in the Fan District and the 52-acre MCV Campus, which includes the VCU Medical Center, is located just two miles east of the Monroe Park Campus in the heart of downtown Richmond’s financial, commercial and government district.

With more than $225 million in annual research funding, VCU ranks as one of the nation’s top 100 research universities. More than 32,000 students are enrolled in 211 academic programs through VCU’s 13 schools and one college. Twenty-seven graduate and first-professional programs are ranked by U.S. News & World Report as among the best in the country.


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