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Virginia Commonwealth University

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Your Combined ACT:
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SAT Math + Verbal:
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Your Chances at VCU
(on ACT score alone)
Your Chances at VCU
(on SAT score alone)
Men
Women
# Applicants
5,749
8,407
# Admitted
3,991
5,795
% Admitted
69.4%
68.9%
% Overall
69.1%

Students who got into VCU:

Tips mention: Interview (0), ACT/SAT (15), Grades (30), Sports/Extracurriculars (5), College Essay (5)
The Gym is a wonderful place that offers classesDec 28 2014Art & Design Department
The Gym is a wonderful place that offers classes around the clock.
Female
Do your work in high school, get into extraOct 20 2014Unknown
Do your work in high school, get into extra curricular's but depth is more important than breadth- it's better to see that you were in theater for 4 years than that you at some point took part in 26 different clubs, find some way to talk about diversity in your essays... Seriously though, diversity is important to me but it is SUPER important to VCU and if you talk about being driven and wanting to succeed and also loving a diverse campus you'll be golden.
Female
Not hard to get inAug 26 2014Biology
Not hard to get in. Have an ACT score of 22 or SAT score of 1030. Sometimes lower exceptions are made because of GPA. I came in with a 3.8 GPA from community college. The minimum GPA is 2.0-2.5 and there is a good chance you'll get in. But like I said earlier, many will come here but most will not graduate in 4-6 years. It's simply the truth
ACT: 28 Male
Getting into VCU was not as difficult as IApr 09 2014Undecided
Getting into VCU was not as difficult as I had originally intended. Granted, Arts is a whole different story and if you want to get into their Arts program, well let's just say you better be pretty good.
I had a 3.1 and a 1060 SAT, and did not take an ACT. I believe if you show immense interest in the school, they will notice you. I can say that confidently being in the lower 25%. This is and continues to be my dream school.
SAT: 1060 Female
Suck at life: I'm not even kiddingMar 03 2014Economics
Suck at life: I'm not even kidding. Buy a gun with me.
SAT: 1400 Female
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