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A better world

When you decide to continue your education at Virginia Commonwealth University, you’re joining a community of doers unlike any other. We focus on impact: saving lives and uplifting communities.

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Working toward a graduate or professional degree takes focus, dedication and hard work. Not to mention time — lots of it. VCU offers resources to help you reach your goals faster.


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The professors in the special education program at VCU are constantly working to make me the best teacher I can possibly be.

Grace Giampietro
Graduate student
School of Education