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University of Richmond

Also known as UR/U of Richmond/Richmond

28 Westhampton Way, University of Richmond, VA

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University of Richmond is a liberal arts college that offers an undergraduate education and assists students in developing important skills useful in pursuit of graduate education or employment. A liberal arts curriculum exposes students to a variety of topics and subjects. The school is located in University of Richmond, VA, which is a predominantly urban area. Enrollment at University of Richmond exceeds four thousand yearly.

Areas of study available at University of Richmond include:

  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Legal Professions And Studies
  • Education
  • Social Sciences
  • English Language And Literature

To be considered for admissions, students may be required to complete an application, write a personal statement, and submit test scores or other school records, which are then evaluated by admissions staff. A SAT or ACT exam is required prior to applying, with scores in a range of 1770 - 2080 for the SAT exam and between 28 - 31 on the ACT is common among students accepted to University of Richmond. Approximately 30 percent of all students that applied were accepted at this school, with 25 percent of those admitted choosing to enroll. More information regarding admissions can be found here.

Tuition is approximately $47,000 for the year, though it may vary based on any number of circumstances. Students may check the school's tuition calculator to see the personalize cost of attendance. Housing may be available for students that want to live on-campus at an estimated cost of $4,600 annually. Financial aid may be provided to students that meet the required requirements by way of grants or student loans.

University of Richmond offers a variety of athletic programs overseen by the NCAA. Athletic programs that are available include:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division I-AA)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division I-AA)
  • Track & Field (NCAA Division I-AA)

Students can visit the school's http://www.richmond.edu to see additional information.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admission details below may provide a better idea of the applicants UR/U of Richmond/Richmond accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Total enrollment at University of Richmond is around 4,200 students. The student body is made up of 80% undergraduate students and 19% graduate students.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • The estimated tuition range is around $48,000-$58,000 per year
  • Part time students pay in the range of $2,400 to $2,900 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid67%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships61%$37,799
Receiving Student Loans36%$6,797
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and recent graduates, University of Richmond may offer services like:

  • Online classes
  • Night and weekend classes available
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Employment search assistance

Graduation Rates

With a graduation rate of around 85%, UR/U of Richmond/Richmond is among the most successful schools in the area.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years82%
Graduating in 5 Years3%
Graduating in 6 Years0.4%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Teacher Education (Bachelor's) Program
    • * Accredited by the Teacher Education Accreditation Council, Accreditation Committee (since 2008)
  • Graduate Teacher Education Program
    • * Accredited by the Teacher Education Accreditation Council, Accreditation Committee (since 2008)
  • Law Program
    • * Accredited by the American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar (since 1928)

Intercollegiate Athletics

University of Richmond is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division I-AA classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Atlantic 10 Conference)
  • Basketball (Atlantic 10 Conference)
  • Track and Field (Atlantic 10 Conference)
  • Field Hockey
  • Football (Colonial Athletic Association)
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Swimming and Diving
  • Tennis
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by University of Richmond by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

English Language and Literature

Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Interdisciplinary Studies

Legal Professions and Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Natural Resources and Conservation

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Physical Sciences

Psychology

Public Administration and Social Services

Security and Protective Services

Social Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

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Data Disclaimer

Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact University of Richmond for official up-to-date information.

Contact Information

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Financial Aid Office

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
31.11%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
67%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
8:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
6

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$30,300