Thank you for your interest in applying to Virginia Commonwealth University as an international student. VCU enjoys a vibrant international student population, enrolling students from approximately 110 countries in more than 120 degree programs on two campuses.
VCU offers intensive English language training through its ELP program, outstanding undergraduate degrees, as well as nationally-ranked master’s and doctoral degrees. VCU is able to offer conditional admissions in certain academic programs for those who need English language training before beginning an academic degree.
Apply to a program:
- English Language Program
- International Graduate Program - For international graduate applicants, please make sure to choose the appropriate "international" application type when you are prompted (these are entries 8, 9, and 10).
- International Undergraduate Program - For undergraduate, international applicants, please make sure to choose the appropriate "international" application type when you are prompted (these are entires 6 and 7).
Security and fire safety report
Virginia Commonwealth University is committed to assisting all members of the community in providing for their own safety and security. The current annual security and fire safety report is available on the VCU website located at http://www.police.vcu.edu/docs/CampusSafetyReport2012.pdf. [PDF]
If you would like to receive a hard copy of the report, you can stop by the VCU Police Department at 938 W. Grace St. or you can request that a copy be mailed to you by calling (804) 828-6334.
The report contains information regarding campus security, personal safety, and fire and crime statistics related to our university community.
Please feel free to chat with our online admissions support between 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM EST Monday - Friday. We can answer most questions you may have throughout the application process. (chat box at bottom right)
After hours, please e-mail international admissions.