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University of Richmond

University of Richmond, Virginia

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Student Population
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Location University of Richmond, Virginia
Online richmond.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Midsize City
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Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in University of Richmond, Virginia, University of Richmond is a mid-size four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 12,356 prospective students applied, and 3,500 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 832 enrolled in the school.  3,449 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 553 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $54,690 plus fees of $0. University of Richmond is ranked 41 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.



University of Richmond is rated within the top 9% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 10 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards
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SAT 1290/1460
ACT 30/33
GPA 3.81
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Jan 15, 2022
Applicant Competition High
Application Fee $50

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for University of Richmond
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,100
Other Fees$0
Room and Board $12,900
Budget for Other Expenses$1,060
Total One Year Cost$69,750

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$73,900 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
83% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by University of Richmond students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 30%
Social Sciences 17%
English and Literature 7%
Foreign Languages 5%
Biology 5%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=233374 IPEDS survey data for University of Richmond.

Current students may use the University of Richmond GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.