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. 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. As a separate campus, VCUarts Qatar is included in the institution’s accreditation.

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


323 Students representing 35 nationalities
718 Alumni representing 50 nationalities
70 Faculty representing 18 nationalities
90 staff representing 26 nationalities