University of Richmond

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General Information

Admission Office

28 Westhampton Way

University of Richmond, VA 23173

(804) 289-8640

(800) 700-1662

Fax: (804) 287-6003

Contact: Pamela Spence

Dean of Admissions
Main Address

28 Westhampton Way

University of Richmond, VA 23173

(804) 289-8000

Total undergrads: 2,795

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 738

Degree-seeking undergrads: 2,689

Graduate enrollment: 168


Suburban setting

Very large city (over 500,000)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
First Professional

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $50

Online application fee: $50
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 32%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 91%

College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

African Studies B
American Studies B
Asian Studies B
European Studies B
German Studies B
Latin American Studies B
Russian/Slavic Area Studies B
Women’s Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art History/Criticism/Conservation B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B
Molecular Biochemistry B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B
Human Resources Management A,B
Organizational Behavior Studies B,C

Communications & Journalism

Journalism B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General B
Information Sciences/Systems A,C
Information Technology B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B
Speech/Rhetorical Studies B

Foreign Language & Literature

French B
Greek, Ancient B
Latin B
Spanish B


History – General B

Law & Legal Studies

Paralegal/Legal Assistance A,C

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Humanities B


Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Ancient Studies/Civilization B
Cognitive Science B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Studies B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Physics B


Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Human Services A,B,C

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies B

Social Sciences

Anthropology B
Economics B
International Economics B
International Relations B
Mathematical Economics B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

University of Richmond Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (804) 289-8000
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:
Address: 410 Westhampton Way, University of Richmond, VA 23173
Setting: City: Midsize
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 3,914
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 88%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 8 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 3,842 (98% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $54,690
Out-of-state Tuition: $54,690
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 64%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $41,609

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

University of Richmond Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at University of Richmond.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 12
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 243
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 44
Education 32
English Language and Literature/Letters 21
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 4
Health Professions and Related Programs 1
History 11
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 1
Legal Professions and Studies 211
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 121
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 3
Natural Resources and Conservation 1
Philosophy and Religious Studies 2
Physical Sciences 2
Psychology 1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 111
Social Sciences 9
Visual and Performing Arts 6
Grand total 131619

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at University of Richmond and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $54,690
Out-of-state $54,690
Books and supplies $1,100

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $24,960
Out-of-state $24,960

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 533 64%
Grant or scholarship aid 473 57% $41,609
Student loan aid 261 31% $6,456

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 2,307 70% $35,406
Federal student loans 1,177 36% $6,251

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for University of Richmond. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled University of Richmond students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 12,356 5,432 6,924
Percent admitted 100% 29% 28%
Percent admitted who enrolled 7% 7% 6%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

University of Richmond Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 3,914
Undergraduate enrollment 3,202
Graduate enrollment 712

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

University of Richmond Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
    • Law (LAW) - Professional schools
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
  • Teacher Education Accreditation Council, Accreditation Committee
    • Baccalaureate Teacher Education Accreditation Council (BTEAC) - Baccalaureate programs
    • Graduate Teacher Education Accreditation Council (GTEAC) - Graduate programs

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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