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Undergraduate Admissions

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Freshman class profile

Fall 2016

Virginia Commonwealth University received 17,177 applications for Fall 2016 freshman admissions

Number of enrolled first-time freshmen: 4,234

Gender Percentage
Male 37%
Female 63%
Race/ethnicity Percentage
African-American 20%
Asian 14%
Hawaiian/Pacific Islander <1%
Hispanic 9%
International 3%
Native American <1%
White 44%
Two or more races reported 7%
Not reported  3%
Residency Percentage
In-state 89%
Out-of-state 11%
High school GPA Range
Middle 50 percent of all admitted freshmen 3.40-4.04
SAT (based on the best critical reading and math scores from separate testings) Range
Middle 50 percent of all admitted freshmen 1020-1240
Freshman enrollment by college or school  
College of Humanities and Sciences 2,534
L. Douglas Wilder School 119
School of the Arts 626
School of the Arts - Qatar 84
School of Business 421
School of Engineering 361
School of Social Work 35
VCU Life Sciences 51
Students on campus
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