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Literacy in College - Virginia Commonwealth University

The literacy programs at Virginia Commonwealth University prepare students for their future careers by supplying them with the knowledge and hands-on training that is necessary to gain employment in a specific industry. But does Virginia Commonwealth University have the literacy program you are looking for? Is it the best option in your state or local area?

At CALiteracy.org you'll find general literacy rates and statistics for Virginia Commonwealth University as well as detailed information that will help you determine if it's the right school for you.

Virginia Commonwealth University
910 W Franklin St, Richmond, Virginia 23284-2512
Phone Number: (804) 828-0100
URL: www.vcu.edu

Tuition and Fees

Semester Undergraduate
(In State)
Undergraduate
(Out of State)
Graduate
(In State)
Graduate
(Out of State)
Books & Supplies Room & Board
(On Campus)
Room & Board
(Off Campus)
Room & Board
(With Family)
Fall 2011 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
2012-2013 $9,886 $23,913 $0 $0 $2,659 $13,056 $13,056 $3,052
2011-2012 $9,517 $22,949 $0 $0 $2,444 $12,674 $12,674 $2,800
2010-2011 $8,817 $21,949 $0 $0 $2,224 $12,371 $12,371 $2,701
2009-2010 $7,117 $20,751 $0 $0 $2,474 $14,140 $14,140 $3,180

Degrees Offered

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Doctor's degree - professional practice
  • Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Two but less than 4 years certificate

Sports Programs

  • All Track Combined – NCAA Division I-AAA
    Participants during 2011-2012: Men 96, Women 98
  • Baseball – NCAA Division I-AAA
    Participants during 2011-2012: Men 31, Women 0
  • Basketball – NCAA Division I-AAA
    Participants during 2011-2012: Men 13, Women 14
  • Field Hockey – NCAA Division I-AAA
    Participants during 2011-2012: Men 0, Women 21
  • Golf – NCAA Division I-AAA
    Participants during 2011-2012: Men 8, Women 0
  • Soccer – NCAA Division I-AAA
    Participants during 2011-2012: Men 32, Women 29
  • Tennis – NCAA Division I-AAA
    Participants during 2011-2012: Men 7, Women 8
  • Volleyball – NCAA Division I-AAA
    Participants during 2011-2012: Men 0, Women 16

Semesters Open

  • 2011-2012
  • 2009-2010
  • 2010-2011
  • 2012-2013
  • Fall 2011

Accreditations

  • (SCPE) - Clinical pastoral education (CPE) centers offering CPE and supervisory CPE programs
    Accredited By: Association for Clinical Pastoral Education, Inc., Accreditation Commission
    Accreditation Type: Specialized Accreditation
    Accreditedtation Period: 4/1/2000 -  
  • Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs
    Accredited By: National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
    Accreditation Type: Specialized Accreditation
    Accreditedtation Period: 9/1/1969 -  
  • Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
    Accredited By: American Psychological Association, Committee on Accreditation
    Accreditation Type: Specialized Accreditation
    Accreditedtation Period: 4/1/1975 -  
  • Counseling Psychology (COPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
    Accredited By: American Psychological Association, Committee on Accreditation
    Accreditation Type: Specialized Accreditation
    Accreditedtation Period: 10/28/1980 -  
  • Dance (DANCE) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and non-degree-granting programs
    Accredited By: National Association of Schools of Dance, Commission on Accreditation
    Accreditation Type: Specialized Accreditation
    Accreditedtation Period: 9/1/1999 -  
  • Dental Hygiene (DH)
    Accredited By: American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    Accreditation Type: Specialized Accreditation
    Accreditedtation Period: 5/16/1969 -  
  • Endodontics
    Accredited By: American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    Accreditation Type: Specialized Accreditation
    Accreditedtation Period: 5/8/1974 -  
  • Health Services Administration (HSA) - Graduate programs in health services administration
    Accredited By: Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education
    Accreditation Type: Specialized Accreditation
    Accreditedtation Period: 7/1/1968 -  
  • Medicine (MED) - Programs leading to the M.D. degree
    Accredited By: Liaison Committee on Medical Education
    Accreditation Type: Specialized Accreditation
    Accreditedtation Period: 7/1/1942 -  
  • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
    Accredited By: National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation, Commission on Community/Junior College Accreditation
    Accreditation Type: Specialized Accreditation
    Accreditedtation Period: 9/1/1950 -  
  • Nuclear Medicine Technologist (NMT) - Programs for the nuclear medicine technologist
    Accredited By: Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology
    Accreditation Type: Specialized Accreditation
    Accreditedtation Period: 4/20/1983 - 6/13/2011
  • Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the certificate, master's, or doctoral degree level
    Accredited By: Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs
    Accreditation Type: Specialized Accreditation
    Accreditedtation Period: 12/1/1968 -  
  • Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
    Accredited By: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    Accreditation Type: Specialized Accreditation
    Accreditedtation Period: 4/1/1971 -  
  • Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
    Accredited By: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    Accreditation Type: Specialized Accreditation
    Accreditedtation Period: 12/1/1960 -  
  • Occupational Therapy (OT) - Professional Programs
    Accredited By: American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
    Accreditation Type: Specialized Accreditation
    Accreditedtation Period: 1/1/1966 -  
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS)
    Accredited By: American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    Accreditation Type: Specialized Accreditation
    Accreditedtation Period: 5/15/1953 -  
  • Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics
    Accredited By: American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    Accreditation Type: Specialized Accreditation
    Accreditedtation Period: 12/9/1966 -  
  • Pediatric Dentistry
    Accredited By: American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    Accreditation Type: Specialized Accreditation
    Accreditedtation Period: 1/24/1964 -  
  • Periodontics
    Accredited By: American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    Accreditation Type: Specialized Accreditation
    Accreditedtation Period: 5/11/1973 -  
  • Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programs
    Accredited By: Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
    Accreditation Type: Specialized Accreditation
    Accreditedtation Period: 8/20/1938 -  
  • Physical Therapy (PTA) - Professional programs for the physical therapist
    Accredited By: American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    Accreditation Type: Specialized Accreditation
    Accreditedtation Period: 12/1/1931 -  
  • Prosthodontics
    Accredited By: American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    Accreditation Type: Specialized Accreditation
    Accreditedtation Period: 5/1/1980 -  
  • Public Health Programs (PHPG) - Graduate programs offered outside schools of public health
    Accredited By: Council on Education for Public Health
    Accreditation Type: Specialized Accreditation
    Accreditedtation Period: 6/1/1996 -  
  • Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers
    Accredited By: Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
    Accreditation Type: Specialized Accreditation
    Accreditedtation Period: 1/1/1987 -  
  • Radiologic Technology (RADTT) - Programs for radiation therapists
    Accredited By: Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
    Accreditation Type: Specialized Accreditation
    Accreditedtation Period: 11/1/1972 -  
  • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools
    Accredited By: National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    Accreditation Type: Specialized Accreditation
    Accreditedtation Period: 1/30/1981 -  
  • Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
    Accredited By: National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
    Accreditation Type: Specialized Accreditation
    Accreditedtation Period: 3/1/2000 -  

Majors Offered

  • Accounting – Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Adult Development and Aging – Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • African-American/Black Studies – Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Anatomy – Biological And Biomedical Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Anthropology – Social Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Area Studies, Other – Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation – Visual and Performing Arts
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Art Teacher Education – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Athletic Training/Trainer – Health Professions and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Biochemistry – Biological And Biomedical Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering – Engineering
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Bioinformatics – Biological And Biomedical Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Biological and Physical Sciences – Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General – Biological And Biomedical Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Biomedical Sciences, General – Biological And Biomedical Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Biostatistics – Biological And Biomedical Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Business Administration and Management, General – Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Business/Commerce, General – Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Business/Managerial Economics – Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Chemical Engineering – Engineering
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Chemistry, General – Physical Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Cinematography and Film/Video Production – Visual and Performing Arts
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist – Health Professions and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Clinical Pastoral Counseling/Patient Counseling – Health Professions and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Clinical Psychology – Psychology
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General – Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Computer Engineering, General – Engineering
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Counseling Psychology – Psychology
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Crafts/Craft Design, Folk Art and Artisanry – Visual and Performing Arts
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Creative Writing – English Language and Literature/Letters
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration – Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Curriculum and Instruction – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Dance, General – Visual and Performing Arts
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Dental Clinical Sciences, General – Health Professions and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Dental Hygiene/Hygienist – Health Professions and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Dentistry – Health Professions and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Design and Applied Arts, Other – Visual and Performing Arts
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Design and Visual Communications, General – Visual and Performing Arts
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General – Visual and Performing Arts
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Education, General – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Autism – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Multiple Disabilities – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Educational Leadership and Administration, General – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Educational/Instructional Technology – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering – Engineering
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Engineering, General – Engineering
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Engineering, Other – Engineering
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • English Language and Literature, General – English Language and Literature/Letters
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Environmental Studies – Natural Resources and Conservation
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Epidemiology – Biological And Biomedical Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Fashion/Apparel Design – Visual and Performing Arts
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Finance and Financial Management Services, Other – Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other – Visual and Performing Arts
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Foreign Languages and Literatures, General – Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Forensic Science and Technology – Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Genetic Counseling/Counselor – Health Professions and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Geographic Information Science and Cartography – Social Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Graphic Design – Visual and Performing Arts
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other – Health Professions and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Health Teacher Education – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management – Health Professions and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Historic Preservation and Conservation – Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • History, General – History
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Other – Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General – Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Human/Medical Genetics – Biological And Biomedical Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Illustration – Visual and Performing Arts
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Information Science/Studies – Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Interior Design – Visual and Performing Arts
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Language Interpretation and Translation – Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General – Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies – Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Mathematics, General – Mathematics and Statistics
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Mechanical Engineering – Engineering
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology – Biological And Biomedical Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Medicine – Health Professions and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General – Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other – Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Music Performance, General – Visual and Performing Arts
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Nanotechnology – Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Natural Sciences – Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Neuroscience – Biological And Biomedical Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management – Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Nurse Anesthetist – Health Professions and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Nursing Practice – Health Professions and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Nursing Science – Health Professions and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Occupational Therapy/Therapist – Health Professions and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Painting – Visual and Performing Arts
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies – Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Pathology/Experimental Pathology – Biological And Biomedical Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Pharmacology – Biological And Biomedical Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Pharmacy – Health Professions and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration, Other – Health Professions and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Philosophy – Philosophy and Religious Studies
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Photography – Visual and Performing Arts
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Physical Therapy/Therapist – Health Professions and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Physics, General – Physical Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Physics, Other – Physical Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Physiology, General – Biological And Biomedical Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Political Science and Government, General – Social Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Psychology, General – Psychology
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Public Administration – Public Administration and Social Service Professions
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Public Health, General – Health Professions and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer – Health Professions and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Reading Teacher Education – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Real Estate – Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse – Health Professions and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Religion/Religious Studies – Philosophy and Religious Studies
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Sculpture – Visual and Performing Arts
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Social Sciences, Other – Social Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Social Work – Public Administration and Social Service Professions
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Sociology – Social Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Special Education and Teaching, General – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management – Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling – Health Professions and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Taxation – Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Transportation and Materials Moving, Other – Transportation and Materials Moving
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Urban Studies/Affairs – Social Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor – Health Professions and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Women's Studies – Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
    Offered during: 2011-2012