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Undergraduate (in-state)$36,366
($15,028)
Graduate (in-state)$29,546
($15,518)
Books & Supplies$1,240
On-Campus Living Costs $17,549
Off-Campus Living Costs $20,302

VCU 2022 Tuition & Fees and COA

For the academic year 2021-2022, the undergraduate tuition & fees at Virginia Commonwealth University is $15,028 for Virginia residents and $36,366 for out-of-state students. The graduate school tuition & fees is $15,518 for students living in Virginia and $29,546 for others. The Living costs besides the tuition & fees is reported as $17,549 when a student lives on campus and $20,302 when a student lives off-campus.
Its total costs of attendance (COA) is $55,155 when a student lives on campus and $57,908 when living off-campus for the academic year 2021-2022. It includes tuition, fees, book & supplies costs, room & board, and other living expenses. The following table and chart illustrate the COA by living preferences and tuition rates.
2021-2022 COA
In-StateOut-of-State
Total Costs$33,817 (On-Campus)
$36,570 (Off-Campus)
$55,155 (On-Campus)
$57,908 (Off-Campus)
Tuition & Fees$15,028$36,366
Books & Supplies$1,240
Room & Board$12,279 (on-campus) /$12,730 (off-campus)
Other Expenses$5,270 (on-campus) /$7,572 (off-campus)
Average Financial Aid$11,276
Total Costs After Receiving Aid$22,541 (On-Campus)
$25,294 (Off-Campus)
$43,879 (On-Campus)
$46,632 (Off-Campus)
[Chart] 2022 Cost of Attendance

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

For the academic year 2021-2022, the undergraduate tuition & fees is $15,028 for Virginia residents and $36,366 for out-of-state students. The undergraduate tuition rates are increased by 0.88% compared to academic year 2020-2021.
2022 Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
201920202021 2022
In-State$14,490 $14,596 $14,710 $15,028
Out-of-State$35,798 $35,904 $36,048 $36,366
[Chart]2022 Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

Graduate Tuition & Fees

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate tuition & fees is $15,518 for Virginia residents and $29,546 for out-of-state students. The graduate program tuition rates are increased by 1.09% compared to academic year 2020-2021.
2022 Graduate School Tuition & Fees
201920202021 2022
In-State$14,496 $15,086 $15,200 $15,518
Out-of-State$27,971 $29,084 $29,228 $29,546
[Chart] 2022 Graduate Tuition & Fees

Tuition Per Credit Hour

For the academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for part-time students or overloaded credits for full-time students is $417 for Virginia residents and $1,129 for out-of-state students for undergraduate programs.
For graduate programs, the tuition per credit hour is $701 for Virginia residents and $1,442 for out-of-state students. The tuition per credit hour are decreased by -0.53% compared to academic year 2020-2021.
2022 Tuition Per Credit Hour
201920202021 2022
UndergraduateIn-State$417 $422$423$417
Out-of-State$1,129 $1,134$1,135$1,129
GraduateIn-State$674 $706$707$701
Out-of-State$1,386 $1,447$1,448$1,442
[Chart] 2022 Graduate Tuition & Fees

Books & Supplies

For the academic year 2021-2022, the average costs for purchasing books and course supllies is $1,240. The following table and charts illustrate the changes of the books & supplies costs at Virginia Commonwealth University.
2022 Books & Supplies Costs
201920202021 2022
Books & Supplies $2,860 $2,860 $1,500 $1,240
[Chart] 2022 Books & Supplies Costs

Living Costs

For the academic year 2021-2022, the average costs for living costs at Virginia Commonwealth University is $17,549 when living on campus and $20,302 when living off-campus . The on-campus living costs are increased by 4.54% compared to academic year 2020-2021. The off-campus living costs are increased by 20.94% compared to academic year 2020-2021.
Living Costs
201920202021 2022
On-CampusRoom & Board $11,506$11,506$11,506$12,279
Other Expenses $3,182$3,760$3,182$5,270
Off-CampusRoom & Board $11,506$11,506$11,506$12,730
Other Expenses $3,182$3,760$3,182$7,572
[Chart] 2022 Room & Boards and other Living Costs