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Thank you for your interest in applying to Virginia Commonwealth University as an international student. VCU enjoys a vibrant international student population, enrolling students from approximately 110 countries in more than 120 degree programs on two campuses.

VCU offers intensive English language training through its ELP program, outstanding undergraduate degrees, as well as nationally-ranked master’s and doctoral degrees. VCU is able to offer conditional admissions in certain academic programs for those who need English language training before beginning an academic degree.

Apply to a program:

Gilman ScholarshipSearch through a wide array of study abroad opportunities available to VCU students. Find the one that's right for you.
VCU Globe students VCU Globe is a living-learning program that prepares Virginia Commonwealth University students to live and work in a 21st-century global environment.
WorldApply here if you are an undergraduate freshman applicant, undergraduate transfer applicant, or a graduate program applicant.


Interested in joining the Global Education Office?

View position openings in GEO on the employment page.


Annual security and fire safety report

Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) is committed to assisting all members of the community in providing for their own safety and security. As required by federal law (The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, 20 U.S.C.1092(f), known as the “Clery Act”), the university publishes an Annual Security and Fire Safety Report, which contains information regarding campus security, crime reporting policies, personal safety and crime prevention, and fire and crime statistics for our various campus locations.

To request a paper copy of the current report, please contact the VCU Police Department by calling (804) 828-3851 or in person at 224 E. Broad St., Richmond, Virginia 23219.