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VCU School of Nursing is proud of the impact it makes on the profession. Here’s a closer look at the numbers that tell that story.


the average number of new VCU-prepared nurses entering workforce each year.


increase in the number of students admitted to pre-licensure programs in 2023, responding to calls to remedy workforce shortages.

Top 4%

of all undergraduate nursing programs nationwide.


average of sponsored research grant funds in the last two years; up 235% over previous 5-year average.


average number of new nurse practitioners educated each year.


total amount of scholarship awards made to students in this academic year.


the number of visits last year with 437 participants of the Richmond Health and Wellness program, a weekly wellness clinic coordinated by the school supporting Central Virginia’s vulnerable communities.


the number of living alumni of the school.


the number of years the VCU School of Nursing has been in operation, making it the second oldest nursing program in Virginia still in existence.

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