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University of Richmond Overview

University of Richmond is a private not-for-profit institution located in University of Richmond, Virginia. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

What Is University of Richmond Known For?

0 Undergraduate Awards
$47,666 Avg Cost After Aid
29% Acceptance Rate
  • Students at URichmond may have an easier time interacting with their teachers since the student to faculty ratio at the school is 8 to 1.
  • The 1% student loan default rate at URichmond is better than the national rate of 10.1%. That's a good sign that you may be able to pay off student loans easier than your peers at other schools can.
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the doctor's degree is the highest award a student can attain at URichmond.
  • In <nil>, 63% of the faculty were full-time.
  • After graduation, URichmond bachelor's degree recipients go on to jobs where they make $80,715 a year. That's about 98% more than their peers at other schools.
  • It takes the average URichmond student 4.1 years to graduate. This is pretty good when compared to the national rate of 4.4 years.

Where Is University of Richmond?


Contact details for URichmond are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 410 Westhampton Way, University of Richmond, VA 23173
Phone: 804-289-8000

How Do I Get Into URichmond?

You can apply to URichmond online at:

Admission Requirements for URichmond

Submission Required?
High School GPA Required
High School Rank Recommended
High School Transcript Required
College Prep Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
SAT or ACT Scores Recommended
TOEFL Required

How Hard Is It To Get Into URichmond?

29% Acceptance Rate
55% Of Accepted Are Women
The acceptance rate at URichmond is 29%, which means the school is highly selective when deciding who will be admitted and who won't. Even if you have great grades and test scores, that may not be enough. So be sure to look for ways to make your application memorable.

Approximately 45% of accepted students are men and 55% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 31%, and the acceptance rate for women is 27%.

Can I Afford University of Richmond?

$47,666 Net Price
33% Take Out Loans
0.8% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of URichmond is $47,666. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At URichmond, approximately 33% of students took out student loans averaging $8,198 a year. That adds up to $32,792 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at URichmond is 0.8%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

University of Richmond Undergraduate Student Diversity

3,030 Full-Time Undergraduates
53% Women
28% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 3,166 undergraduate students at URichmond, with 3,030 being full-time and 136 being part-time.


There are also 724 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 3,030 full-time undergraduates at URichmond, 47% are male and 53% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Richmond students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 209
Black or African American 194
Hispanic or Latino 308
White 1,751
International Students 348
Other Races/Ethnicities 220

Geographic Diversity

Virginia students aren't the only ones who study at University of Richmond. At this time, 42 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 80 countries are represented at URichmond. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, India, and Pakistan.

Online Learning at University of Richmond

98 Took All Classes Online
690 Took At Least One Class Online
620.4% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2020-2021, 690 students took at least one online class at the school.

Online Growth Rankings of URichmond

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Richmond was 620.4%. This is the #140 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at URichmond regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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