VCU School of Allied Health Professions

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VCU School of Allied Health Professions
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Established 1995
Type Public university
Dean Dr. Cecil B. Drain
Students 1,110[1][2]
Location Richmond, Virginia, United States
Campus MCV Campus
Website sahp.vcu.edu

The Virginia Commonwealth University School of Allied Health Professions is a school of health professions located in the United States city of Richmond. The school is a newer part of Virginia Commonwealth University and is located on VCU's MCV Campus. It is one of only 116 member institutions in the Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions in the U.S.

History[edit]

The school was a branch of the MCV Campus that was created in 1995. Today, the school enrolls over 1,100 students.[1]

West Hospital, on the VCU MCV campus, home to the School of Allied Health Professions

Departments[edit]

Rankings[edit]

The multiple departments in the school have been repeatedly ranked as some of the best in the nation by multiple sources. Most recently, US News and World Report has five of the departments ranked in the top twenty in their respective areas, with three of these being in the top ten.[3] These include:

  • Nurse Anesthesia 1st
  • Health Services Administration 5th
  • Rehabilitation Counseling 7th
  • Occupational Therapy 15th
  • Physical Therapy 19th

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "2010-2011 VCU Fact Card". January 2011. Retrieved March 7, 2011. 
  2. ^ Carnegie Classifications | Institution Profile
  3. ^ "Rankings and recognition". 2014. Retrieved 2014-04-30.