At a glance


VCUarts Qatar strives to contribute to the vitality of human, social, economic and environmental development in Qatar and the region through creative innovation, expression and collaboration.


VCUarts Qatar cultivates a dynamic intercultural environment of diverse research, learning and community engagement that propels the holistic development of exemplary artists, designers and scholars to build vibrant communities and diversified economies.


VCUarts Qatar values collaboration, experimentation, innovation, relevancy and diversity.


VCUarts Qatar is creative, critical, dynamic, curious and original.


Virginia Commonwealth University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, master's, and doctoral degrees. Questions about the accreditation of Virginia Commonwealth University may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website ( Accreditation by SACSCOC of the VCUarts Qatar campus is dependent on the continuing accreditation of the University's main campus in Richmond, Virginia.

Specialized accreditation
National Association of Schools of Art and Design
Council for Interior Design Accreditation


294 Students representing 33 nationalities
1017 Alumni representing 60 nationalities
57 Faculty representing 13 nationalities
97 Staff representing 25 nationalities