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Application instructions

Before submitting your application, please check that all documentation is accurate and all forms have been signed, and be sure to make copies for yourself. Use our graduate application checklist to make sure your packet is complete. Documents that you submit related to your application for admission will not returned.

Place all materials in a large envelope and print your name, return address and the program and semester of entry for which you are applying in the upper left-hand corner.

Mail the packet to:

Virginia Commonwealth University
Office of Admissions
P.O. Box 843051
Richmond, Virginia 23284-3051

Supplemental application materials

Reference letters, resumes and personal statements/essays required by specific programs should be sent to the appropriate graduate program address listed in these instructions PDF.

If you have already applied through a Centralized Application System (CAS) and have been directed by your department/program to complete the VCU Supplemental Information Application, it can be found here: VCU Supplemental Information Application.