Tuition & Fees

$49,420

$49,420

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
25%
600-699
51%
500-599
20%
400-499
4%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
38%
600-699
44%
500-599
15%
400-499
3%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
29%
600-699
53%
500-599
15%
400-499
3%
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
72%
24-29
25%
18-23
3%
12-17
0
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

47%

53%

male

female

1
8

teacher

students

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Very Selective

31%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,104
Declined + 6,873
Total Received 9,977
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Private (nonprofit)

2,990

undergraduate students

562

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Leadership Studies
  3. Biology
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Codes

SAT 5569
ACT 4410

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School Facts

Founded in 1830, the University of Richmond is located on a 350-acre, suburban campus six miles west of downtown Richmond, VA. The University of Richmond is a private university offering a combination of the liberal arts with law, business and leadership studies.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 3,552
Established in 1830
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABA (American Bar Association)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)
•  TEAC (Teacher Education Accreditation Council)

University of Richmond, VA

350-acre, suburban campus in Richmond (population: 214,114), six miles from downtown Richmond and 90 miles from Washington, DC. Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

University of Richmond
28 Westhampton Way
University of Richmond, VA 23173

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
90%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
99%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
6 fraternities 17% of male students
 
8 sororities 29% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
61%
Top 1/4
89%
Top 1/2
96%
Bottom 1/2
4%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
25%
600-699
51%
500-599
20%
400-499
4%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
38%
600-699
44%
500-599
15%
400-499
3%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
29%
600-699
53%
500-599
15%
400-499
3%
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
72%
24-29
25%
18-23
3%
12-17
0
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline January 15
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline November 15
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required

Very Selective

31%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,104
Declined + 6,873
Total Received 9,977

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Interview
Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact

Gil J. Villanueva
Dean of Admission
P: 800 700-1662
F: 804 287-6003
admission@richmond.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,358,974
State $822,866
Institutional $41,954,727
Other external $632,375
Total $45,768,942

Non-need-based

Federal $435,663
State $766,104
Institutional $13,695,381
Other external $1,091,127
Total $15,988,275

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
diving
field hockey
football
golf
lacrosse
soccer
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Atlantic 10 Conference (Division I, Football I-AA), Colonial Athletic Association (Division I), Southern Conference, Patriot League
Mascot
Spider
School colors
red and blue
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
American Studies
Anthropology
Arabic Studies
Art History
Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Chinese Studies
Chinese/International Business
Classical Civilization
Cognitive Science
Computer Science
Criminal Justice
Dance
Economics
Economics/Business
English
Environmental Studies
Film Studies
French
French/International Business
Geography
German Studies
German/International Business
Greek
Healthcare/Society
History
Interdisciplinary Studies
International Studies
Italian Studies
Italian/International Business
Journalism
Latin
Latin America/International Business
Latin American/Iberian Studies
Law
Leadership Studies
Mathematical Economics
Mathematics
Music
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Religion
Rhetoric/Communication Studies
Russian Studies
Sociology
Spanish
Studio Art
Theatre Arts
Women's/Gender/Sexuality Studies
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Undergraduate

84%

2,990
students

Female
53%
1,570

Male
47%
1,420

Graduate

16%

562
students

Female
46%
260

Male
54%
302

undergraduateFull-time

98%

2,958
students

Female
53%
1,554

Male
47%
1,404

undergraduatePart-time

2%

32
students

Female
50%
16

Male
50%
16

Student Break-down

9%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
57%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

48%

Transfer applicants accepted

36%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Recommended of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: February 15

Spring: November 1

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

60

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Special transportation
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 61
Countries most often represented China
India
Pakistan
South Korea
Vietnam
The Bahamas
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Host family program
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Marilyn E. Hesser
Senior Associate Director of Admissions
804 289-8640
intladm@richmond.edu

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