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Virginia Commonwealth University

Richmond, United States

}}Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) is a public research university in Richmond, Virginia. VCU was founded in 1838 as the medical department of Hampden–Sydney College, becoming the Medical College of Virginia in 1854. In 1968, the Virginia General Assembly merged MCV with the Richmond Professional Institute, founded in 1917, to create Virginia Commonwealth University. In 2018, more than 31,000 students pursue 217 degree and certificate programs through VCU's 11 schools and three colleges. The VCU Health System supports the university's health care education, research, and patient care mission.

Metrics Summary

Total Publications
Lifetime
101,713
Prior Five Years
20,890
Total Citations
Lifetime
2,381,845
Prior Five Years
213,724
Total Scholars
Lifetime
20,712
Prior Five Years
6,692

Academic Institutional Ranking

Global Overall (All Fields)

Worldwide

Lifetime
165
Prior Five Years
319
National Overall (All Fields)

United States

Lifetime
78
Prior Five Years
83
Institutional Rankings

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Publications and Citation History

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Scholars based on Fields

Publications based on Top 20 Disciplines

Scholars based on Top 20 Disciplines

Highly Ranked Scholars™

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