RVA’S VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITY
Starting point for the creative culture
Set in the heart of Richmond’s Fan District, VCU is known for its artsy vibe, diverse student body and faculty, and a drive for out-of-the-box thinking. This major research university has been named one of the 30 most innovative public universities in the country. VCU’s main campus is home to one of the nation’s top graduate arts programs, and the medical campus is based about a mile away downtown, within one of the largest academic health centers in the nation.
The university boasts attractions such as the Institute for Contemporary Art and an NCAA Division I basketball team that attracts sold out crowds as it makes a run each year to March Madness. Go Rams!