Virginia Commonwealth University

Richmond, VA
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Online MBA Overview

  • ACCEPTANCE RATE, FALL 2023
  • 79%
  • AVG. # OF YEARS OF WORK EXPERIENCE, FALL 2023 ENROLLEES
  • 8.0
  • AVG. UNDERGRADUATE GPA, FALL 2023 ENROLLEES
  • 3.17
  • CREDITS REQUIRED TO GRADUATE
  • 45
  • GMAT REQUIREMENT
  • No
  • GRADUATION RATE, 2020-23
  • 93%
  • ONE-YEAR RETENTION RATE, 2022-23
  • 85%
  • SIZE OF 2022-2023 GRADUATING CLASS
  • 30
  • TUITION PER CREDIT, OUT-OF-STATE
  • $933
  • YIELD, FALL 2023 (MATRICULATES/ADMITS)
  • 65%

VCU’s evening MBA online program has a test optional admission policy, and three letters of recommendation are needed to apply. International students must also submit proof of English proficiency via TOEFL, IELTS, Duolingo, or PTE. The average class size for core courses is 27 students, and the deadline to apply for fall admission is July 1.

Executive MBA Overview

  • ACCEPTANCE RATE, 2023-24
  • 65%
  • AVG. # OF YEARS OF MGMT. EXPERIENCE, 2023-24 ENTRANTS
  • 8.0
  • AVG. # OF YEARS OF WORK EXPERIENCE, 2023-24 ENTRANTS
  • 14.0
  • GRADUATION RATE, 2020-23
  • 98%
  • ONE-YEAR RETENTION RATE, 2022-23
  • 98%
  • SIZE OF 2022–2023 GRADUATING CLASS
  • 28
  • STANDARDIZED TESTING REQUIRED?
  • No
  • TOTAL APPROXIMATE COST
  • $65,000
  • YIELD, 2023–24
  • 100%

The executive MBA from Virginia Commonwealth University requires non-native English speakers to submit either TOEFL, IELTS, or Duolingo English proficiency exam results. However, it’s optional for applicants to submit standardized test scores. The program requires all applicants to submit three letters of recommendation and have five years of work experience. The program’s learnings include an international trip, four major team projects, offsites to company headquarters, manufacturing plants, innovation centers, and numerous C-level speakers. Classes are in-person Friday and Saturday, with alternating online weekend sessions. The deadline to apply for the fall semester is June 15.

Part-Time MBA Overview

  • ACCEPTANCE RATE, FALL 2023
  • 76%
  • AVERAGE NUMBER OF YEARS OF WORK EXPERIENCE, 2023-24 ENTRANTS
  • 5.5
  • AVERAGE UNDERGRADUATE GPA, 2023-24 ENROLLEES
  • 3.34
  • GRADUATION RATE, 2020-23
  • 62%
  • ONE-YEAR RETENTION RATE, 2022-23
  • 79%
  • SIZE OF 2022-2023 GRADUATING CLASS
  • 38
  • TUITION PER CREDIT, OUT-OF-STATE 5%
  • $1,699
  • YIELD, 2023–24 (MATRICULATES/ADMITS)
  • 71%

VCU’s evening MBA is test optional, and three letters of recommendation are needed to apply. International applicants must turn in a TOEFL, IELTS, PTE, or Duolingo score. The deadline to apply for fall admission is July 1. Four months after graduating, alumni generally earn median annual salaries over $100,000.