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University of Richmond

  • University of Richmond, VA
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 52%48%
    student ratio
  • 2,983
    total students
  • $46,680 | $46,680
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • January 15
    fall application deadline
  • 31%
    acceptance rate
  • Very Difficult
    admission difficulty
  • Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
  • 664
    sat math
  • 638
    sat reading
  • 643
    sat writing
  • 30
    act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Area and ethnic studies
    • African Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • American Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Chinese Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • European Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • German Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Italian Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Latin American Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Near and Middle Eastern Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Russian Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Women's Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Molecular Biochemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Accounting
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business Administration and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication/Journalism
    • Journalism
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer and Information Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Computer Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Rhetoric and Composition
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Foreign languages and literature
    • Ancient/Classical Greek
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • French
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Latin
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Spanish
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Bioethics/Medical Ethics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services
    • Criminal Justice/Safety
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Interdisciplinary studies
    • Ancient Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Classical, Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Cognitive Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Interdisciplinary Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Natural resources/environmental science
    • Environmental Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Philosophy and religious studies
    • Philosophy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Religious Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Anthropology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Geography
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • International Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Political Science and Government
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sociology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Dance
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Dramatic/Theater Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Fine/Studio Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Theater/Theater Arts Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

31% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied9,825
    • Accepted3,061
    • Acceptance Rate31%
    • Enrolled2,983
    • Female Applicants5,588
    • Females Accepted1,683
    • Female Acceptance Rate30%
    • Male Applicants4,237
    • Males Accepted1,378
    • Male Acceptance Rate32%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee
    • Required for All Essay or personal statement
      Transcript of high school record
      Letter(s) of recommendation
    • Required for Some
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen January 15th April 1st --
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan November 15th December 15th --
    • Other early decision plan January 15th February 15th --
    • Transfer February 15th April 15th --
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 638 590 690
    • SAT Math 664 620 720
    • SAT Writing 643 600 690
    • ACT Composite 30 28 31
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$46,680
    • Out-of-state tuition *$46,680
    • In-district tuitionN/A
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student feesNot Reported
    • Room and board *$10,790.00
    • Room only *$4,870.00
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredInstallments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionEmployees or children of employees

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students2,983
    • Male Student Percentage48%
    • Female Student Percentage52%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino7.47%
    • Black or African American6.22%
    • White or Caucasian58.07%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.21%
    • Asian5.81%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.03%
    • Two or more races3.73%
    • Unknown9.09%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout9.37% representing 74 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students80% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements Not Reported
    • Housing options Coed housing , Female-only housing, Male-only housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 87%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station Yes
    • Student-run television station No
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center Yes
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities Yes
    • Greek sororities Yes
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations Not Reported
    • Most popular organizations Club Sports, Richmond Rowdies - Facilitates school spirit at athletic events, Alpha Phi Omega Service Fraternity, InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, Student Government Associations
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other campus police

Athletics

Member of the: NCAA Division I
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Archery No Division C No
    • Badminton No Division C No
    • Baseball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Basketball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Crew No Division C No
    • Cross-country running No Division 1 Yes
    • Equestrian sports No Division C No
    • Field hockey Yes No No
    • Football Yes Division B Yes
    • Golf Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Ice hockey No Division C No
    • Lacrosse No Division 1 Yes
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Rugby No Division C No
    • Soccer Yes No No
    • Softball Yes No No
    • Squash No Division C No
    • Swimming No No No
    • Tennis Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Track No No No
    • Ultimate Frisbee No Division C No
    • Volleyball Yes Division C No
    • Water polo No Division C No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Archery No Division C No
    • Badminton No Division C No
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Crew No Division C No
    • Cross-country running No Division 1 Yes
    • Equestrian sports No Division C No
    • Field hockey Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Football No No No
    • Golf Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Ice hockey No No No
    • Lacrosse Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Rugby No Division C No
    • Soccer Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Softball Yes No No
    • Squash No Division C No
    • Swimming No Division 1 Yes
    • Tennis Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Track No Division 1 Yes
    • Ultimate Frisbee No Division C No
    • Volleyball Yes Division C No
    • Water polo No Division C No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty428
    • Full-time Percentage74%
    • Part-time Percentage26%
    • Female Percentage44%
    • Male Percentage56%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio8:1 or 2,956 students to 355 faculty

Location & Contact

28 Westhampton Way
University of Richmond, VA 23173
USA

Mr.Gil Villanueva

Dean of Admission

Phone: 804-289-8640
Fax: 804-287-6003
Email: admissions@richmond.edu



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