University of Richmond Rankings

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In the World#686 of 14178
In North America#241 of 2629
In the United States#214 of 2528
In Virginia#7 of 63
In Richmond#2 of 5

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
28%
Average SAT
1375
Average ACT
32
Avg. cost to attend
$25,282 /y
Aid receiving
64%
Undergraduates
3,202
Graduates
712
Male:Female Ratio
46:54
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

University of Richmond Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate28%29%28%
Applicants12,3565,4326,924
Admissions3,5001,5851,915
Freshmen enrolled full time832395437

44 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

28 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
536 or 64%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1290
or below

75% of them
had 1460
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in University of Richmond are 1290-1460 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
296 or 36%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 30
or below

75% of them
had 33
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in University of Richmond are 30-33 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

Recommendations Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White2319 (59%)
Nonresident Alien372 (10%)
Black or African American314 (8%)
Hispanic305 (8%)
Asian251 (6%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown191 (5%)
Two or more races157 (4%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander1 (0%)
American Indian or Alaska Native1 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$25,282/year
Average aid awarded
$41,609
Students receiving aid
64%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$9,112
$30-48K$9,131
$48-75K$12,923
$75-110K$24,206
$110K+$46,570

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$54,690$24,960
Tuition in-state$54,690$24,960
Tuition out-of-state$54,690$24,960

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity2,880
Combined charge for room and board$12,900
Room charge$6,000
Meal charge$6,900

University of Richmond Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Business Administration and Management, General22227
Law122
Organizational Behavior Studies60
Biology & Biological Sciences, General54
Accounting53
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other49
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics45
Psychology, General37
Political Science and Government, General34
Human Resources Management & Personnel Administration, General527
Molecular Biochemistry30
Curriculum and Instruction26
Computer and Information Sciences, General24
Chemistry, General20
Journalism19
International Relations and Affairs17
Bioethics & Medical Ethics17
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies86
Non-Profit & Public & Organizational Management14
Rhetoric and Composition13
Physics, General11
English Language and Literature, General11
Sociology11
Mathematics, General10
Environmental Studies8
Educational Leadership and Administration, General8
History, General7
Computer and Information Systems Security & Information Assurance7
Programs for Foreign Lawyers7
Legal Assistant & Paralegal6
American & United States Studies & Civilization5
Geography5
International Economics5
Information Technology5
Development Economics and International Development5
Spanish Language and Literature4
Art History, Criticism and Conservation4
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General4
Fine & Studio Arts, General3
Asian Studies & Civilization3
French Language and Literature3
Cognitive Science2
Chinese Studies2
Film & Cinema & Video Studies2
Philosophy2
Anthropology2
Near and Middle Eastern Studies2
Latin American Studies1
Music, General1
German Studies1
Italian Studies1
Ancient Studies & Civilization1
Latin Language and Literature1
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies1
Russian Studies1
Grand Total844115122
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate89%87%91%
  • Full-time retention rate - 94%

Publications & Citations

Publications
8,120
Citations
168,151

Publication count by topic

Political science
1,170
Psychology
1,083
Sociology
616
Business
580
Economics
569
Biology
501
Art
415
History
409
Physics
367
Chemistry
335
Mathematics
277
Computer science
276
Philosophy
246
Medicine
176
Geography
164
Engineering
149
Materials science
58
Environmental science
49
Geology
11

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Art305752
Business30923,836
Political science3327,219
Sociology37915,421
Philosophy386878
Economics43817,105
History484533
Psychology55740,056
Physics88511,620
Geography12071,325
Computer science13816,109
Mathematics14204,330
Biology142514,065
Medicine19353,960
Engineering2150920
Chemistry23033,793
Environmental science2842295
Materials science3662306
Geology40888

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199075216
199179227
199289300
199375394
1994112322
199575426
199697597
1997106581
1998149624
1999142735
2000135880
20011511112
20021371504
20031562241
20041752465
20052193386
20062633718
20072284552
20083205497
20092976802
20103237215
20113428745
20123749731
201339910631
201439511234
201534311399
201631711006
201727010800
20182649620
201926411400
202022812507

General info

Alternative namesU of Richmond
UR
Richmond
Founded1830
WikipediaUniversity of Richmond
MottoVerbum Vitae et Lumen Scientiae
The Word of Life and the Light of Knowledge
Colorsur red, ur blue
Academic CalendarAugust to May (August - December; January-May). Also Summer Terms (optional, May, June and July)
Total FTE staff1,700
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address410 Westhampton Way
University of Richmond, Virginia, 23173
United States
City population223,000
Phone8042898000

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