We are the model of what a truly public research university should be, and we define ourselves by who we include and whose lives we lift.”
– Michael Rao, Ph.D., VCU President
2023 State of the University
We are VCU, an inclusive public research university and health care system where accessibility combines with excellence to produce exceptional educational and healing results.
Together, we are dedicated to serving the needs of students and patients.
We impact lives through focused global partnerships and commitment to our communities. We research solutions to societal challenges and ignite transformative innovation that matters to the people who need us most.
We prove every day that different works.
We are united by purpose, devoted to inclusion and driven by impact.
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