Begin your journey

Grab instructions, checklists and our contact info as you prepare to apply.

Admission to the L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs follows the same general guidelines and policies for admission to VCU. We’re here to point you in the right direction as you get started.

Undergraduate applicants

Ready to apply? Find everything you need to know — and do — on the VCU Undergraduate Admissions website.

Graduate applicants

Know what program you want to apply to? Grab the application and admission checklist from the Graduate Admissions website.

Tuition and assistance

Tuition and fees: Calculate your cost using the VCU tuition and fees calculator.

Scholarships: Wilder School offers scholarships to full-time students each year. For details or to apply, see our scholarships page.

Graduate fellowship: A fellowship is offered to our top graduate students each year. Learn more about how to apply.