The Board of Visitors is committed to making VCU a place where inclusion powers innovation so that all students succeed. The board works to ensure that academic, research, community and financial goals are met and that students, faculty, staff and alumni can explore, create, learn and serve."

– H. Benson Dendy III, Rector

The VCU Board of Visitors has approved a tuition increase of 3 percent for the 2022-23 academic year.

With this increase, typical in-state undergraduate students enrolled in 15 credits per semester will pay $15,641 in tuition and mandatory fees in the 2022-23 academic year, an increase of $523 to $899. Out-of-state undergraduate students will pay $37,587, an increase of $1,131. The Board approved a $145 increase in mandatory fees, bringing total fees to $3,169 for in-state residents and $3,859 for out-of-state residents. 

More specific details about the FY2023 (July 1, 2022 thru June 30, 2023) budget, along with current and previous fiscal year, tuition and fee rates can be found by cutting and pasting the following link into your browser:

If you need assistance accessing the presentation, please contact David Allen, Assistant Vice President, Office of Budget, Analysis and Financial Planning at

The board invites public input through this portal. The Board of Visitors will vote on the budget for the upcoming year at its June 24 meeting. Details for the meeting can be found by cutting and pasting the following link into your browser:

Board liaison

Chelsea Gray
Box 842512
Richmond, VA 23284
(804) 828-9213

In the news

Board of Visitors recognized for leadership in justice, diversity, equity and inclusion

The Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges, the premier organization representing higher education governing boards, in partnership with TIAA, a Fortune 100 financial services organization dedicated to helping its clients pursue financial well-being, today selected Virginia Commonwealth University’s Board of Visitors to receive the 2022 John W. Nason Award for Board Leadership.

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