University of Richmond: Statistics

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#851 of 14,131 In the World
#265 of 2,597 In North America
#235 of 2,496 In the United States
#8 of 63 In Virginia
#2 of 5 In Richmond
#91 of 1,023 For Intellectual Property and Patent Law
Top50% For 55 other topics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
31%
Average SAT
1370
Average ACT
32
Avg. cost to attend
$25,700 /y
Aid receiving
66%
Undergraduates
3,323
Graduates
733
Male:Female Ratio
45:55
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
richmond.edu

University of Richmond Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 31% 33% 29%
Applicants 12,060 5,134 6,926
Admissions 3,727 1,719 2,008
Freshmen enrolled full time 787 370 417
Freshmen enrolled part time 24 12 12

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
482 or 59%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1280
or below

75% of them
had 1460
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in the University of Richmond are 1280-1460 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
329 or 41%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 30
or below

75% of them
had 33
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in the 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

White 2500 (62%)
Hispanic 389 (10%)
Black or African American 300 (7%)
Nonresident Alien 283 (7%)
Asian 256 (6%)
Two or more races 163 (4%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 159 (4%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 2 (0%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 1 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$25,700/year
Average aid awarded
$43,893
Students receiving aid
66%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $8,010
$30-48K $8,606
$48-75K $16,063
$75-110K $22,625
$110K+ $45,094

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $56,860$25,260
Tuition in-state $56,860$25,260
Tuition out-of-state $56,860$25,260

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 2,875
Combined charge for room and board $13,430
Room charge $6,300
Meal charge $7,130

University of Richmond Majors

Major Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Business Administration and Management, General 223 33
Law 116
Organizational Behavior Studies 56
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 52
Accounting 48
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 46
Psychology, General 35
Molecular Biochemistry 30
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics 30
Computer and Information Sciences, General 28
Political Science and Government, General 28
Human Resources Management & Personnel Administration, General 7 17
Curriculum and Instruction 21
International & Globalization Studies 20
Mathematics, General 19
Chemistry, General 18
Rhetoric and Composition 17
English Language and Literature, General 16
Bioethics & Medical Ethics 16
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies 8 7
Physics, General 15
History, General 15
Journalism 15
Information Technology 14
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 13
Sociology, General 12
Environmental Studies 9
Legal Assistant & Paralegal 8
Non-Profit & Public & Organizational Management 7
Programs for Foreign Lawyers 6
American & United States Studies & Civilization 5
Geography 5
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 5
Philosophy 5
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 4
Computer and Information Systems Security & Auditing & Information Assurance 4
French Language and Literature 4
Fine & Studio Arts, General 3
Anthropology, General 3
Cognitive Science, General 3
Near and Middle Eastern Studies 3
Spanish Language and Literature 2
Asian Studies & Civilization 2
Dance, General 1
Chinese Studies 1
Music, General 1
Ancient Studies & Civilization 1
Latin Language and Literature 1
Women's Studies 1
European Studies & Civilization 1
Development Economics and International Development 1
Russian Studies 1
Grand Total 842 104 116
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 88% 86% 89%
  • Full-time retention rate - 93%

Publications & Citations

Publications
6,894
Citations
147,662

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
3,027 / 36,195
Business
1,109 / 47,088
Political Science
1,073 / 9,113
Psychology
894 / 38,037
Law
892 / 3,121
Economics
701 / 15,571
Sociology
548 / 12,040
Art & Design
511 / 4,842
Medicine
502 / 9,746
Computer Science
497 / 16,772
Biology
490 / 10,583
Physics
447 / 16,954
Environmental Science
384 / 5,527
Social Psychology
373 / 21,951
History
349 / 668
Mathematics
332 / 5,724
Chemistry
279 / 4,940
Engineering
252 / 2,653
Public Policy / Administration
205 / 1,356
Communications and Public Relations
190 / 6,986
Philosophy
175 / 804
Nuclear Physics
166 / 11,122
Literature
164 / 1,090
Child Psychology
160 / 8,783
Finance
159 / 3,841
Gender Studies
153 / 1,313
Art History
152 / 425
Demography
148 / 3,013
Marketing
144 / 14,625
Political Economy
144 / 1,099
Ecology
142 / 3,007
Cognitive Science
135 / 6,731
Geography and Cartography
134 / 1,467
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
133 / 808
Classics and Ancient History
133 / 257
Development Studies
109 / 1,641
Investment Banking and Stock trading
108 / 3,091
Accounting
107 / 4,645
Quantum and Particle physics
106 / 7,171
Management
100 / 8,829

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 81 251
1992 91 366
1993 78 420
1994 118 334
1995 80 470
1996 105 681
1997 111 629
1998 156 663
1999 148 774
2000 141 983
2001 168 1175
2002 147 1617
2003 161 2413
2004 195 2960
2005 249 3814
2006 296 4084
2007 252 4950
2008 345 5705
2009 332 7290
2010 349 7367
2011 372 8969
2012 413 9950
2013 426 10602
2014 434 11622
2015 366 11779
2016 352 11872
2017 286 11925
2018 272 11406
2019 287 13082
2020 283 15033
2021 257 15225

University of Richmond alumni

  1. Lil Dicky

    Lil Dicky
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1988-.. (age 34)
    Occupations
    comedianrapperrecording artist
    Biography

    David Andrew Burd, better known by his stage name Lil Dicky, is an American rapper, comedian, and actor. He came to prominence with the release of the music video for his song "Ex-Boyfriend" in 2013, which became popular with more than one million views on YouTube in 24 hours. He released his debut album, Professional Rapper, in 2015.

  2. Dave East

    Dave East
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1988-.. (age 34)
    Occupations
    rappersinger-songwriterbasketball player
    Biography

    David Lawrence Brewster Jr., better known by his stage name Dave East, is an American rapper from Harlem, New York City. East began his career in 2010, and gained attention in 2014 from his eighth mixtape, Black Rose. Its release garnered the attention of fellow New York rapper Nas, who later signed East to his record label, Mass Appeal Records, and later in conjunction with Def Jam Recordings.

  3. Charles Stanley

    Charles Stanley
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1932-.. (age 90)
    Occupations
    pastorradio personalitymissionarypreachererudite person
    Biography

    Charles Frazier Stanley is Pastor Emeritus of First Baptist Church in Atlanta, Georgia, after serving as senior pastor for 51 years. He is the founder and president of In Touch Ministries, which widely broadcasts his sermons through television. He also served two one-year terms as president of the Southern Baptist Convention, from 1984 to 1986.

  4. Kenny Atkinson

    Kenny Atkinson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1967-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    basketball coachbasketball player
    Biography

    Kenneth Neil Atkinson is an American professional basketball coach and former player who serves as assistant coach for the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He was previously the head coach of the Brooklyn Nets from 2016 to 2020. Born in Huntington, New York, Atkinson played college basketball for University of Richmond, where he led the Spiders to a Sweet Sixteen berth in 1988.

General info

Alternative names U of Richmond
UR
Richmond
Founded 1830
Motto Verbum Vitae et Lumen Scientiae
The Word of Life and the Light of Knowledge
Colors ur red, ur blue
Academic Calendar August to May (August - December; January-May). Also Summer Terms (optional, May, June and July)
Total FTE staff 1,689
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address 410 Westhampton Way
University of Richmond, Virginia, 23173
United States
City population 223,000
Phone 8042898000

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