University of Richmond

University of Richmond, VA

University of Richmond

University of Richmond, VA

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Tuition & Fees

$56,860

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
34%
600-699
55%
500-599
9%
400-499
0
700-800
53%
600-699
34%
500-599
11%
400-499
0
30-36
77%
24-29
21%
18-23
1%
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undergraduateRatios

48%

male

52%

female

1

teacher

8

students

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Very Selective

28%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,500
Declined 8,856
Total Received 12,356
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Private

3,161

undergraduate students

753

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

The University of Richmond, founded in 1830, 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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 3,914
Established in 1830
Coeducational Coeducational

350-acre, suburban campus in Richmond (population: 227,032), six miles from downtown Richmond and 90 miles from Washington, DC. Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Richmond International

University of Richmond
410 Westhampton Way
University of Richmond
23173

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
91%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Greek Life
  • Sport Clubs
  • SpiderBoard Concert
  • SpiderFest
  • Block Parties

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Pig Roast
  • SpiderFest
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
59%
Top 1/4
86%
Top 1/2
96%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
34%
600-699
55%
500-599
9%
400-499
0
700-800
53%
600-699
34%
500-599
11%
400-499
0
30-36
77%
24-29
21%
18-23
1%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $50
Application deadline January 15
Has early decision program yes
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.67

Very Selective

28%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,500
Declined 8,856
Total Received 12,356

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record

Important

extracurricular activities
character/personal qualities
application essay
class rank
recommendation(s)
talent/ability
standardized test scores

Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
state residency
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

interview
religious affiliation/commitment

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 64
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $56,860
Room & board $13,430
Books & supplies $1,100
Other fees $1,060
Total $72,450
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Financial Facts

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Tuition prepayment plan yes
Deferred payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Field hockey
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field

Intramural Sports Men

Racquetball, Softball, Squash, Table tennis, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Racquetball, Softball, Squash, Table tennis, Volleyball

Club Sports Men

Archery, Badminton, Crew, Equestrian sports, Ice hockey, Rugby, Ultimate frisbee, Water polo, Wrestling

Club Sports Women

Archery, Badminton, Crew, Equestrian sports, Ice hockey, Rugby, Ultimate frisbee, Water polo, Wrestling

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 1

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
African Studies
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Ancient Studies/Civilization
Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature
Anthropology
Area Studies, Other
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Asian Studies/Civilization
Bioethics/Medical Ethics
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Chinese Studies
Cognitive Science
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Dance, General
Development Economics and International Development
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics
Economics, General
Economics, Other
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Studies
European Studies/Civilization
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
Fine/Studio Arts, General
French Language and Literature
Geography
German Studies
History, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
International Economics
International Relations and Affairs
International/Global Studies
Italian Studies
Journalism
Latin American Studies
Latin Language and Literature
Mathematics, General
Molecular Biochemistry
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music, General
Near and Middle Eastern Studies
Organizational Behavior Studies
Philosophy
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Religion/Religious Studies
Rhetoric and Composition
Russian Studies
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Women's Studies
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional

3,914

total students

24%

in-state

76%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

81%

3,161
students

Female
52%
1,643

Male
48%
1,518

19%

753
students

Female
61%
458

Male
39%
295

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

94%

2,979
students

Female
52%
1,525

Male
48%
1,454

6%

182
students

Female
65%
118

Male
35%
64

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 94%
Student 4 year graduation rate 84%
Student 5 year graduation rate 3%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

8%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Hispanic/Latino
58%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

44

Transfer students enrolled

1%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: February 15

Transfer difficulty

Very difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • 24 hour library
  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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