University of Richmond

University of Richmond, Virginia

#60 National Colleges

28.33% Admission Rate
Moderately Selective

3,110 Undergraduates Enrolled

  • Private nonprofit
  • Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus
  • Four-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in
  • Four-year, medium, highly residential

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The University of Richmond (UR or U of R) is a private liberal arts college in Richmond, Virginia. It is a primarily undergraduate, residential institution with approximately 4,350 undergraduate and graduate students in five schools: the School of Arts and Sciences, the E. Claiborne Robins School of Business, the Jepson School of Leadership Studies, the University of Richmond School of Law and the School of Professional & Continuing Studies. It is classified among "Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus".

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University of Richmond, Virginia

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City: Midsize (population of at least 100,000 but less than 250,000)

Southeast (AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN, VA, WV)


Predominant Degree Awarded
Predominantly bachelor's-degree granting

Highest Degree Awarded
Graduate degree

Most Popular Fields

Field % Students
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 38.4%
Social Sciences 14.0%
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 9.5%
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 5.9%
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 4.6%
Psychology 4.2%
Physical Sciences 3.5%
English Language And Literature/Letters 2.7%
Education 2.6%
Legal Professions And Studies 2.2%
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs 2.2%
Health Professions And Related Programs 1.9%
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies 1.8%
Visual And Performing Arts 1.6%
Mathematics And Statistics 1.1%
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 0.9%
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics 0.9%
Natural Resources And Conservation 0.9%
History 0.8%
Philosophy And Religious Studies 0.2%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 0.1%



Percentage Students Receiving Aid

Average Net Cost After Aid


SAT Scores

1395 Composite Average
Percentile 75% 50% 25%
Math 750 700 650
Verbal 710 675 640

ACT Scores

32 Cumulative Average
Percentile 75% 50% 25%
Math 0 0 0
English 0 0 0