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Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Value
    grade A+
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade A
  5. Athletics
    grade A
  6. Party Scene
    grade A minus
  7. Professors
    grade A+
  8. Location
    grade A minus
  9. Dorms
    grade A
  10. Campus Food
    grade A
  11. Student Life
    grade A
  12. Safety
    grade C

About

142 UR Drive
University of Richmond, VA 23173
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FCS
Athletic Conference
Colonial Athletic Association
From University of Richmond

The University of Richmond is for the intellectually ambitious.

Our interdisciplinary approach integrates arts and sciences with business, leadership, and law — providing opportunities for broad exploration and focused pursuit of careers. We also guarantee you up to $4,000 for a summer research or internship experience.

Within a year of graduation, 24 percent of students are enrolled in graduate school. And of those looking for employment, 96 percent landed a job.

Richmond is the only university with a spider mascot, and we find that fitting. Because there's only one place like Richmond.

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University of Richmond Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
January 1
Acceptance Rate
28%
SAT Range
1290-1460
ACT Range
30-33
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$25,282 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$41,609 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
64%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
8:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
86%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 44 responses
64%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 50 responses
50%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 50 responses

Majors

Humanities at Richmond

At Richmond, the Humanities span 15 departments and programs. Faculty and students work closely together in the classroom and through student-designed, faculty mentored research. Humanities students learn to analyze problems, develop solutions, and communicate effectively with others – all critical skills required for success in a rapidly evolving job market.

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • All
    0%
  • None
    99%
  • Some
    1%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
3,004 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
198
Undergrads Over 25
1%
Pell Grant
16%
Varsity Athletes
13%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 42 responses
  • Upperclass, northeastern, and preppy (from NJorNY)
    40%
  • Preppy, career focused, super nice, good looking
    24%
  • Very nice and friendly
    17%
  • Hella pretentious
    10%
  • Stressed, upper-class, northeastern, and preppy
    7%
  • Northern, Preppy, Apathetic
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
99%
Poll
64%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big. 58 responses
Poll
60%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 73 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 31 responses
  • Work Hard, Play Hard
    29%
  • New Jersey and New York-ish
    16%
  • Pretentious
    13%
  • Apathy, selfishness
    10%
  • Multicultural
    10%
  • Nice
    10%
  • Amazing
    3%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$64,500 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
89%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
95%
National
83%
88%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 26 responses

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