Admissions at VCU Engineering

VCU offers a self-managed online graduate application process. Apply to the VCU College of Engineering using the Office of Admissions application website, with additional information provided for international applications. Review additional Graduate School admission requirements in the VCU University Bulletin.

Acceptance into VCU Engineering graduate programs is based upon recommendation of the admissions committee with approval of the program chair and associate dean for graduate studies. Once admitted, graduate students are then able to register for Cardinal Education courses along with their VCU coursework, in accordance with program policies. Review the FAQ tab for more information.

Registering for a Cardinal Education Course

To request registration for an online Cardinal Education course, first review course offerings and obtain your program director's approval. Then, once classes are chosen and approved, email with your program director and advisor copied, and provide:

  1. Full name
  2. Degree and program
  3. Registration status for the semester (full-time or part-time)
  4. List of requested Cardinal Education course(s), including university name and the desired semester.

Next steps for the request will be provided by email. Registration requests should be submitted at a minimum of four weeks in advance of the consortium school's registration deadline, as to avoid missing registration.

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