Virginia Commonwealth University

public university Estd 1838
Richmond, Virginia, USA
Virginia Commonwealth University

Established in 1838, Virginia Commonwealth University is an open research university that is associated with ORAU, SURA, CUMU, APLU, Urban 13, and GCU. The university opened its medical department in 1854. Later on, it developed the college of medicine and the college of physicians and surgeons in 1893. Over the years, the university expanded its faculties and campuses because of the growing number of students. The university began its first classes of Arts and Humanities with 1,200 undergraduate students. The School of Arts became the largest professional course in the United States.

VCU has two main campuses, namely the Monroe Park Campus and the MCV Campus. The Monroe campus was known as the Academic Campus of VCU. It consists of about 40 buildings that are constructed with a mixture of modern and vintage-style designs. This campus was built in 1900. The MCV Campus houses the Medical Centre of the university including the School of Dentistry, School of Medicine, School of Pharmacy, and the School of Nursing. Also, the Massey Cancer Centre is located within the campus. Both the campuses are surrounded by greenery and provide a peaceful learning environment for students.

The university offers undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral level programs. The academic structure of the university comprises of various subjects and courses that are categorized into a number of departments. Some of the well-known departments are the School of Business, School of Allied Health Sciences, School of Dentistry, School of Engineering, and the School of Medicine. Moreover, the faculty members make sure that students are given the best knowledge about the course and gain practical knowledge about fieldwork. In addition, the library of the university is known to be amongst the largest research libraries in Virginia. It has a collection of about 3 million books including research journals and renowned novels.

Virginia Commonwealth University has a list of notable alumni that includes Baruj Benacerraf (Nobel Prize in Medicine), Saul Krugman (Discovery of a vaccine against Hepatitis B), Arpad Vass (Famous research scientist), David Baldacci (Renowned author), Caressa Cameron (Miss America in 2010), Howard Owen (Journalist), Brandon Wardell (Popular comedian), Terell Brown (News anchor of CBS), Lisa L. Opie (Famous actress), and Wiley Miller (Cartoonist).

Master of Science in Computer Science
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : Accepted, IELTS : 6.5
  • Fees - INR 19 Lakh

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MBA
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GMAT : Accepted, IELTS : 7
  • Fees - INR 19 Lakh

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M.S in Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Duration - 2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : Accepted, IELTS : 6.5
  • Fees - INR 19 Lakh

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Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering
  • Duration - 2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : Accepted, IELTS : 6.5
  • Fees - INR 19 Lakh

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M.S. in Biology
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : Accepted, IELTS : 6.5
  • Fees - INR 19 Lakh

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Entry Criteria

CoursesExams
MS - 4 CoursesGRE - Accepted
IELTS - 6.5 & Above
TOEFL - 80 & Above
MBA - 1 CourseGMAT - Accepted
IELTS - 7 & Above
TOEFL - 100 & Above

Admission Requirement

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Approximate Fees

CoursesDurationTuition Fees
MS - 4 Courses18 - 24 MonthsINR 19L
USD 25,956
MBA - 1 Course18 - 24 MonthsINR 19L
USD 25,956
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