University of Richmond

University of Richmond

University of Richmond, VA
location
Private
type
Suburban
setting
52%
48%
student ratio
2,999
total students
Tuition Cost $52,610 | $52,610
in-state | out-of-state
Average Financial Aid Package $45,784
January 15
fall application deadline
32%
acceptance rate
Very Difficult
admission difficulty
Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
685
sat math
672
sat reading
Not
Reported
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.
    • Asian 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.
    • Organizational Behavior
      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.
  • 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.
  • Interdisciplinary studies
    • Ancient Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Cognitive Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Liberal arts/general studies
    • Humanities
      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.
    • Development Economics and International Development
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Economics Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Geography
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • International Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • International Relations and Affairs
      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.

Admissions

32% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied10,013
    • Accepted3,301
    • Acceptance Rate32%
    • Enrolled2,999
    • Female Applicants5,709
    • Females Accepted1,809
    • Female Acceptance Rate31%
    • Male Applicants4,304
    • Males Accepted1,492
    • Male Acceptance Rate34%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee $50
    • 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 1st 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 672 630 710
    • SAT Math 685 640 750
    • SAT Writing
    • ACT Composite 30 29 32
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$52,610
    • Out-of-state tuition *$52,610
    • 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 *$12,250
    • Room only *$5,620
    • * 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

Financial Aid

    • Average Financial Aid Package:$45,784
    • Average Freshman Financial Aid Package:$46,348
    • Average International Student Financial Aid Package:$41,400
    • Average Loan Aid:$3,730
    • Average Grant Aid:$22,658
    • Average Scholarship and/or Grant Aid Awarded:$39,874
    • Percentage of Students with Need who Receive Financial Aid:100%
    • Average Percentage of Financial Need Met: 100%
    • Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met: 83%

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students2,999
    • Male Student Percentage48%
    • Female Student Percentage52%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino9.32%
    • Black or African American6.81%
    • White or Caucasian56.86%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.1%
    • Asian8.74%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific IslanderNot Reported
    • Two or more races4.47%
    • Unknown or International Student4.33%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout9.36% representing 71 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, Special housing for disabled, Male-only housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 91%
  • 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 Greek Life, Sport Clubs, SpiderBoard, InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, Alpha Phi Omega Service Fraternity
  • 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 Yes No No
    • Badminton Yes No No
    • Baseball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Basketball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Crew Yes No No
    • Cross-country running No Division 1 No
    • Equestrian sports Yes No No
    • Field hockey Yes No No
    • Football No Division B Yes
    • Golf Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Ice hockey Yes No No
    • Lacrosse Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Rugby Yes No No
    • Soccer Yes No No
    • Softball Yes No No
    • Squash Yes No No
    • Swimming No No No
    • Table Tennis Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Track Yes No No
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes No No
    • Water polo Yes No No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Archery Yes No No
    • Badminton Yes No No
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Crew Yes No No
    • Cross-country running No Division 1 Yes
    • Equestrian sports Yes No 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 Yes No No
    • Soccer Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Softball Yes No No
    • Squash Yes No No
    • Swimming No Division 1 Yes
    • Table Tennis Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Track Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes No No
    • Water polo No No No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty438
    • Full-time Percentage78%
    • Part-time Percentage22%
    • Female Percentage44%
    • Male Percentage56%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio8:1 or 2,972 students to 375 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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