Virginia Commonwealth University

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Undergraduate Admissions

We know you’re trying to learn from the best. That’s why we hired them.


VCU boasts faculty from all over the world, many of whom are nationally and internationally recognized for their research and dedication to their students. With more than 2,000 full-time instructional faculty, including 12 who’ve received Fulbright awards in the past three years, nine who’ve received Guggenheim fellowships in the past 10 years and four who’ve received Jefferson Science Fellowships, you’re bound to find a professor who inspires and challenges you.

Professor and art student

Because VCU is one of the nation’s top research institutions, many of our faculty members are on the cutting edge of their fields. They’re hard at work discovering new things, developing new technologies and making scientific breakthroughs, all of which provide unique opportunities for students to work with them on their research efforts. To get a glimpse of who may be standing at the front of your classrooms, read about some of our latest Fulbrights and other outstanding faculty.

Professor with students