As an urban academic medical center, the VCU School of Medicine rests in the heart of Richmond, Virginia (RVA to those who live here). We pride ourselves on being active members of our community, with a commitment to engaging and investing in Richmond as learners, researchers, healers and citizens.

So, what does our city have to offer that you won’t find anywhere else? Here’s what current residents and students have to say about learning, training and living in Richmond.

Our City at a Glance

Neighborhoods of RVA

A true patchwork of a city, RVA is comprised of dozens of diverse, distinctive neighborhoods, each with its own culture, character and history.

Visit the neighborhoods of RVA

Getaway to Richmond, Virginia

With its world-class culinary scene and proximity to the James River, there's something for everyone in RVA.

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Getaway to Richmond, Virginia
Produced and used with permission by Virginia Tourism Corporation