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 (SACSCOC) to award baccalaureate, master's, and doctoral degrees. For questions about the institution’s accreditation, please contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500. 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


302 Students representing 34 nationalities
919 Alumni representing 50 nationalities
78 Faculty representing 19 nationalities
99 Staff representing 27 nationalities