University of Richmond: Ranking & Review

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University of Richmond Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 212 607
Top 4%

University of Richmond Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Acceptance Rate33%35%32%
Enrolled undergraduates801373428
Enrolled total (including graduate students)4,0231,8052,218

108 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

22 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $50. Application fee for graduates - $50.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores332
Percent of students submitting SAT scores41%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores469
Percent of students submitting ACT scores59%
ACT Composite

University of Richmond Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $64,890 $64,890
Off-campus $64,890 $64,890
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $11,820 and other expenses per full academic year.

University of Richmond provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 2,677 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $50,910 $50,910
Fees for full-time undergraduates $0 $0
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $2,546 $2,546
Tuition for Full-time graduates $24,480 $24,480
Fees for full-time graduates $0 $0
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $1,020 $1,020

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 375 74 449
Legal Professions and Studies 13 9 2 147 171
Social Sciences 92 92
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 85 85
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 69 69
Education 33 25 58
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 9 27 36
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1 19 13 33
Psychology 33 33
Physical Sciences 22 22
Visual and Performing Arts 17 17
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 16 16
Health Professions and Related Programs 15 15
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 14 14
History 13 13
Natural Resources and Conservation 12 12
Mathematics and Statistics 12 12
English Language and Literature & Letters 11 11
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 10 10
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 5 5
Philosophy and Religious Studies 4 4
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Grand Total568601141471,177

A total of 916 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at University of Richmond.

At the master's and doctor's level 261 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

Graduation rate88%88%89%
  • Full-time retention rate - 93%
  • Part-time retention rate - 0%

General info

Alternative namesU of Richmond
MottoVerbum Vitae et Lumen Scientiae
The Word of Life and the Light of Knowledge
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Mission StatementThe mission of the University of Richmond is to educate in an academically challenging, intellectually vibrant, and collaborative community dedicated to the holistic development of students and the production of scholarly and creative work. A Richmond education prepares students for lives of purpose, thoughtful inquiry, and responsible leadership in a diverse world.
Colorsur red, ur blue
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff1,667
Instructional FTE478
Research FTE1
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address28 Westhampton Way
University of Richmond, Virginia, 23173
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Midsize
City population50,000 - 250,000

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