University of Richmond

University of Richmond, VA

University of Richmond

University of Richmond, VA

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Tuition & Fees

$56,860

not including housing and food

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
710
25th
630
75th
750
25th
650
75th
33
25th
30
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undergraduateRatios

46%

male

54%

female

8

students

1

faculty

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Very Selective

30%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,727
Declined 8,333
Total Received 12,060
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Private

3,672

undergraduate students

862

graduate students

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School Facts

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

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 4,534
Established in 1830
Coeducational Coeducational

Social Networks

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 Setting: Small-medium city

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
91%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
99%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

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

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
710
25th
630
75th
750
25th
650
75th
33
25th
30

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Application deadline (final deadline) January 15
School has early decision program Yes
Early decision program application deadline November 1
School has early action program Yes
Early action program application deadline November 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted

Very Selective

30%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,727
Declined 8,333
Total Received 12,060

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • 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

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

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Financial Aid

72%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$36,824

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $56,860
Housing $6,300
Food $7,130
Books & supplies $1,100
Total $71,390
Average Financial Aid - $36,824
Total with Avg. Aid $34,566

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $3,073,097
State $904,724
Institutional $48,703,032
Other external $629,925
Total $53,310,778

Non-need-based

Federal $725,459
State $887,020
Institutional $15,895,136
Other external $1,353,425
Total $18,861,040

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Financial Aid Office


P: 804 289-8438
F: 804 484-1650
finaid@richmond.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Field hockey yes
Football yes
Golf yes yes
Lacrosse yes yes
Soccer yes
Swimming and diving yes
Tennis yes yes
Track and field x country yes

Club Sports - Men's

archery, badminton, baseball, basketball, climbing, crew, dance, equestrian sports, field hockey, golf, ice hockey, lacrosse, martial arts, quidditch, rugby, soccer, squash, synchronized swimming, tennis, track and field, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo, wrestling

Club Sports - Women's

archery, badminton, basketball, climbing, crew, dance, equestrian sports, field hockey, golf, lacrosse, martial arts, quidditch, soccer, squash, synchronized swimming, tennis, track and field, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo, wrestling

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, disc golf, dodgeball, flag football, floor hockey, golf, handball, kickball, racquetball, soccer, softball, squash, synchronized swimming, table tennis, tennis, volleyball, wrestling

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Atlantic 10 Conference (Division I, Football I-AA), Colonial Athletic Association, Southern Conference, Patriot League

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes
African Studies. yes
American/United States Studies/Civilization. yes
Ancient Studies/Civilization. yes
Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature. yes
Anthropology, General. yes
Area Studies, Other. yes
Art History, Criticism and Conservation. yes
Asian Studies/Civilization. yes
Bioethics/Medical Ethics. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Chinese Studies. yes
Cognitive Science, General. yes
Computer and Information Sciences, General. yes
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance. yes
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies. yes
Curriculum and Instruction. yes
Dance, General. yes
Development Economics and International Development. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics. yes
Economics, General. yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes yes
Environmental Studies. yes
European Studies/Civilization. yes
Film/Cinema/Media Studies. yes
Fine/Studio Arts, General. yes
French Language and Literature. yes
Geography. yes
German Studies. yes
History, General. yes
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General. yes yes
Humanities/Humanistic Studies. yes
Information Science/Studies. yes
Information Technology. yes
International Economics. yes
International Relations and Affairs. yes
International/Globalization Studies. yes
Italian Studies. yes
Journalism. yes
Latin American Studies. yes
Latin Language and Literature. yes
Legal Assistant/Paralegal. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes yes yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Molecular Biochemistry. yes
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. yes
Music, General. yes
Near and Middle Eastern Studies. yes
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management. yes
Organizational Behavior Studies. yes
Philosophy. yes
Physics, General. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Programs for Foreign Lawyers. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Religion/Religious Studies. yes
Rhetoric and Composition. yes
Sociology, General. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Women's Studies. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Leadership Studies
  3. Biology

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine

4,534

total students

15%

in-state

85%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

81%

3,672
students

Female
54%
1,974

Male
46%
1,698

19%

862
students

Female
61%
530

Male
39%
332

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

91%

3,352
students

Female
53%
1,778

Male
47%
1,574

9%

320
students

Female
61%
196

Male
39%
124

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Student Break-down

10%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Hispanic/Latino
57%
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

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

4%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: February 15

Spring: November 1

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

60

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 63
Countries most often represented Bosnia And Herzegovina
China
India
Pakistan
Vietnam
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Host family program
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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