UR, UofR

University of Richmond

28 Westhampton Way, Richmond, United States
All photos (10)
  • Total Documents
    25
  • Class Notes
    1
  • Textbook Notes
    0
  • Study Guides
    24
  • Currently Enrolled
    241
  • Previously Enrolled
    146

Overview of University of Richmond (UR, UofR)

About this school

The University of Richmond, founded in 1830, is a liberal arts institution. It houses the Jepson School of Leadership Studies, one of the only national programs conferring a bachelor's degree in leadership studies. Its 350-acre campus is located six miles from downtown Richmond.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:2,999
    • Men:1,429 (47.6%)
    • Women:1,570 (52.4%)

Location

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Admission Information (UR, UofR)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to University of Richmond is very difficult: more than 50% of freshmen were in the top 10% of their high school class and scored over 1230 on the SAT I or over 26 on the ACT; about 60% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
4
Science
2
4
Foreign Language
2
4
Social Studies
-
-
History
2
4
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
January 15
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
Considered if submitted
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
28 Westhampton Way
City, State, Zip
University of Richmond, VA  23173
Phone
(804) 289-8640
Fax
(804) 287-6003
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
January 15
Application Fee
$50
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
April 1
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
Yes
Early Decision Deadline
November 1, January 15
Early Decision Notification
December 15, February 15
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
November 1
Early Action Notification
January 20

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted, supplemental forms required
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
1 required for all freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
33% of 10,013 applicants were admitted
Women
32% of 5,709 applicants were admitted
Men
35% of 4,304 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
801 (24%) of 3,301 admitted students enrolled
Women
428 (24%) of 1,809 admitted students enrolled
Men
373 (25%) of 1,492 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
Not reported
375 And Above
Not reported
3.50 - 3.74
Not reported
3.25 - 3.49
Not reported
3.00 - 3.24
Not reported
2.50 - 2.99
Not reported
2.00 - 2.49
Not reported

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
685 average |640-750 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
46%
• Score 600 - 700
40%
• Score 500 - 600
14%
• Score 400 - 500
0%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
672 average |630-710 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
38%
• Score 600 - 700
52%
• Score 500 - 600
10%
• Score 400 - 500
0%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
30 average |29-32 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
70%
• Score 24 - 29
28%
• Score 18 - 23
2%
• Score 12 - 17
0%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (UR, UofR)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $52,610 (78.498955535661%)
  • Room & Board: - $12,250 (18.278125932557444%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,100 (1.6413011041480154%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $1,060 (1.5816174276335422%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


University of Richmond accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
February 1
Award Notification Date
On or about April 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Institutional Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003744
Free
CSS/Financial Aid Profile
$25 for first college, $16 each additional

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
488 (61.1%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
333 (68.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
333 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
281 (84.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
100%
Average Award
$48,645
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 327 (98.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $42,218
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 245 (73.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,734
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 74 (22.2%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
86 (10.8%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $33,994

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,643 (51.1%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
1,340 (81.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,339 (99.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,069 (79.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
100%
Average Award
$47,968
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,312 (98.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $41,831
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,058 (79.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,689
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 237 (17.7%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
588 (18.3%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $23,009

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
40%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$27,125
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
12.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
2.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Biological Sciences, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Dance, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Community Service
Special Characteristics
Not reported

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,375

Academics & Instruction (UR, UofR)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


343

Part-Time Faculty


95

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


74%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 21% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 46% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 31% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 2% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 0% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 24% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 64% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 12% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
1,087,931

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
1100
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Not Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


University of Richmond provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


93.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


83.3%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


87.2%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


88.0%

Programs & Majors (UR, UofR)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (51)


  • Accounting
  • African Studies
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Ancient Studies/Civilization
  • Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature
  • Anthropology
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Bioethics/Medical Ethics
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Chinese Studies
  • Classical, Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology
  • Cognitive Science
  • Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Dance, General
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Studies
  • European Studies/Civilization
  • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geography
  • German Studies
  • History, General
  • International Economics
  • Italian Studies
  • Journalism
  • Latin American Studies
  • Latin Language and Literature
  • Mathematics, General
  • Molecular Biochemistry
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music, General
  • Near and Middle Eastern Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Rhetoric and Composition
  • Russian Studies
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Theatre/Theatre Arts Management
  • Women's Studies

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Student-designed major, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Social sciences, Biological/life sciences

Online Degrees


Engineering, Duke University Environmental Studies, Virginia Commonwealth University Environmental Studies

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Business Administration

Master's Programs of Study (1)


  • Business Administration and Management--General

    Campus Life (UR, UofR)

    Location & Geography

    Population


    210,309

    Nearest Metropolitan Area


    350 acres

    Environment


    Suburban environment

    Campus Size


    Weather


    Temperature
    25.7 average low in January, 85.1 average high in September
    Rain
    114 rainy days per year

    Available Transportation


    Nearest Airport
    10 mile(s) from campus in Richmond
    Nearest Bus Station
    5 mile(s) from campus in Richmond
    Nearest Train Station
    6 mile(s) from campus in Richmond

    Housing

    College Housing


    College offers housing to students

    Types of Housing


    Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing

    Students of College Housing


    91% of all students

    Housing Restrictions


    Freshman Housing Guarantee


    Freshmen are guaranteed housing

    Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


    9%

    Security

    24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


    Available

    24-Hour Security Patrols


    Available

    Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


    Available

    Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


    Available

    Personal Support Services

    Health Service


    Offered

    Personal Counseling


    Offered

    Child Care


    Not offered

    Sports & Recreation

    School Athletics


    Athletic Conferences
    NCAA Division I
    Mascot
    Spider
    School Colors
    Red and blue

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


    FactorOfferedScholarships Given
    Baseball
    Basketball
    Cross-Country Running
    Field Hockey
    Football
    Golf
    Lacrosse
    Soccer
    Swimming And Diving
    Tennis
    Track And Field

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


    SportOfferedScholarships Given
    Baseball
    Basketball
    Cross-Country Running
    Field Hockey
    Football
    Golf
    Lacrosse
    Soccer
    Swimming And Diving
    Tennis
    Track And Field

    Recreational Sports


    Intramural Sports
    racquetball, softball, table tennis

    Student Activities

    Activities And Organizations


    University of Richmond offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities, greek life, sport clubs, spiderboard, intervarsity christian fellowship, alpha phi omega service fraternity

    Sororities


    28% of women participate

    Fraternities


    21% of men participate

    ROTC


    Army ROTC offered on campus

    Student Body

    Co-educational


    Yes

    Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


    2,959

    Undergraduates


    All Undergraduates
    2,999
    Women
    1,570
    Men
    1,429

    Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


    • 0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
    • 9.6% Asian
    • 7.5% Black/African-American
    • 10.3% Hispanic/Latino
    • 4.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
    • 0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
    • 62.7% White
    • 4.8% Unknown

    International Students


    9.1% from 71 countries

    Average Age


    20

    Number of Graduate Students


    504

    Student Resources (UR, UofR)