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Virginia Commonwealth University

Breakdown of “Education Quality” at VCU

By Gender
By Major
Art & Design DepartmentB
Automotive EngineeringA+
Business - Management and AdministrationB-
Chemical EngineeringB
Computer EngineeringB-
Computer ScienceB
Design Arts - Industrial Design/Graphic Design/etcA+
Electrical EngineeringB+
Engineering DepartmentB+
Fine Arts - Painting/Sculpture/Photography/etcA-
History/Histories (art history/etc.)B-
Language - French/Spanish/etc.A+
Mechanical EngineeringA
Perfomance ArtsA-
Political ScienceC+
PreLaw and LegalB+
PreMed and MedicalD+
School of InformationA
Social WorkB+
Urban PlanningA+

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Education Quality

... Some people say that the people here are laid-back; but what I think they meant is that the people here (even honors students in some cases) rea...Read full comment
... Think thousand times and choose where you want to go and what you want to end up with, before you make your decision, coz the education you get th...Read full comment
... If you are thinking about switching majors or coming here--DO NOT GO INTO EDUCATION ...Read full comment
... And for those comments saying this school is what you make of it, that couldn't be more dishonest and it alone reflects how garbage of an educati...Read full comment
... s and think that they are actually making a difference as it relates to education ...Read full comment
... If you value a quality education do not choose VCU ...Read full comment
... VCU is currently one of the top 30 graduate programs in education in the US ...Read full comment
... VCU is currently one of the top 30 graduate programs in education in the US ...Read full comment
... VCU is currently one of the top 30 graduate programs in education in the US ...Read full comment
... VCU is currently one of the top 30 graduate programs in education in the US ...Read full comment
... Also, the professors at the undergraduate level lack the professionalism and teaching prowess that you'd expect of a university employee (which i...Read full comment
... The education is blatantly wrong and designed from a Confederate States perspective ...Read full comment
... I want an education that will follow me for the rest of my life ...Read full comment
... VCU offers a lot of opportunities to learn, but it is such a large school that a student has to actively pursue her own top-quality education ...Read full comment
... I really feel like I got a quality education here and a good amount of experience with real people ...Read full comment
... You really make your own education in a lot of ways ...Read full comment
... It can give you a really good education ...Read full comment
... I did learn a few things about economics and research papers, but I feel like I got a higher quality education in high school ...Read full comment
... As a law student at the University of Pittsburgh,my VCU education has served me well ...Read full comment
... VCU offers a quality education in more than just art and medicine ...Read full comment
... I can fully understand why non-art students would learn to resent this university, especially if they were fairly bright and looking for an outs...Read full comment
... I am also so thankful for the education I have received and the opportunities I now have ...Read full comment
... You can't sit back and expect an education to come to you ...Read full comment
... You are in charge of your education ...Read full comment
... I found the education to be very practical and intensive (Communication Arts and Design), and still full of inspiration ...Read full comment
... There are several general education classes VCU requires to take depending on your major, many of these are easy which could account for the wide...Read full comment
... The educations program is poor ...Read full comment
... Also note, MCV is not VCU do not let them fool you into thinking they work together in giving you an education ...Read full comment
... The only worse choice you could make for your education is a Christian-based school or Radford ...Read full comment
... Sure I have a bachelors degree now but basically I feel like I paid 5 grand a semester for the last few years just for a title, not a real educa...Read full comment

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