University of Richmond


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University of Richmond


  • 59% have a job after 6 months
  • N/A have a job after 1 year
  • N/A have a job after 2 years


$36,550 / year

Room and Board


Application deadline

January 15

Application fee


Educational Resources


Parsons Music Library, William Taylor Muse Law Library, Virginia Baptist Historical Society, Media Resource Center

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 805,503 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 43,747 current serial subscriptions.
  • 400,765 microforms.
  • 30,174 Audio/Visual items.
  • 42,222 e-books.

Museums & Art

The Lora Robins Gallery of Design from Nature, Marsh Art Gallery, Joel and Lila Harnett Print Study Center, Academic Skills Center, Media Resource Center



  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 750 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 150 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 881 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 318 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 3,300 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in all the libraries, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing, in all school buildings and on all school property
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 10,000 students can be on the network at once.



nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, other


minority student, career, military, personal, academic, psychological, birth control, religious


on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life



  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 92% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 8% of housing units are Singles.
  • 30% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 38% of housing units are Triples.
  • 24% of housing units are Apartments.
  • 0% of of housing units are some other type.
  • In total, there are 36 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 31% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 42% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.


  • 90% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Ballet Nacional de Cuba, Orquestra Arragon, Pat Metheny, Trinity Irish Dance, Les Ballets Trocadero de Monte Carlo, Ute Lemper’s Emanuel Ax, Hypnotist Tom DeLuca, A Cappella Concerts, Ring Dance, Richmond College Formal, Proclamation Night, and the Investiture Ceremony, Annual Concert, ESP Mentalist Craig Karges, Shanghai Quartet
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 250 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Phi Beta Kappa, Beta Gamma Sigma, Golden Key National Honor Society, International Honour Society, Alpha Kappa Delta, Alpha Psi Omega, Areopagus, Beta Beta Beta, Delta Sigma Rho, Dobro Slovo, Eta Sigma Phi, Gamma Sigma Epsilon, Lambda Pi Eta, Mortar Board, Omicron Delta Epsilon, Omicron Delta Kappa, Pegasus Society, Phi Alpha Theta, Phi Beta Delta, Phi Eta Sigma, Phi Kappa Mu, Phi Sigma Iota, Phi Sigma Iota, Phi Sigma Tau, Pi Mu Epsilon, Phi Sigma Alpha, Psi Chi, Sigma Delta Pi, Sigma Pi Sigma, Theta Alpha Kappa, Women’s Studies Honorary Society
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Baptist Student Union, Catholic Student Association, Episcopal Student Fellowship, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, Lutheran Student Association, Muslim League, Orthodox Christian Fellowship, Presbyterian Fellowship, Hillel (formerly Richmond Jewish Student Association), Rho Iota, Spider Christian Fellowship, Umoja Gospel Choir, United Methodist Students, Unitarian Universalist Student Community, Religion Club, and the Solon B. Cousins Society, Global Outreach, Victory Campus Ministries, Spiritual Care: weekly worship in Chapel and Burhans Interreligious Prayer room for Christians, Jews, Muslims, Hindus and Buddhists; pastoral care and counseling for students, faculty and staff of all faiths and no faith; web outreach including podcasts and prayer blog, Interreligious Community and Justice Program: community building by, between and among 15 religious and spiritual life organizations representing six faith groups; speakers, panels, films, and discussions addressing an annual theme (2005 – 2006: “What Does Religion Have to Do with Violence? “); Bonner Scholars Program: oversight of 100 students engaged in 10 hours/week of service, summer service and extended learning requirements, Education and Outreach: community service volunteers; diversity programming; Habitat for Humanity; university-wide Build-It program; In My Back Yard awards; collaboration with faculty and schools around topics of shared concern;
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) International Club, Ambassadors Club, Japanese Society, Russian Area Studies Association, Spanish Club, Global Outreach Campus Ministries, Hillel, Asian-American Student Association, Caribbean and African Integrated Student Organization, Circle K International, Model United Nations Society, Multicultural Student Union, Ngoma African Dance Company, and the Umoja Gospel Choir, Black Studies Alliance, French Club, Muslim League, Peace for Israel, Russian Club, South Asian Student Alliance
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) American Chemical Society Student Affiliates, Amnesty International, Computer Science Club, Phi Alpha Delta (Pre-Law Fraternity), Philosophy Club, Pre-Health Professions Club, Schola Cantorum, Society of Physics Students, Mock Trial Team, Women Involved in Living and Learning, Accounting Society, Delta Epsilon Chi (Business Fraternity), American Marketing Association, Association of Collegiate Entrepreneurs, Economics Society, Real Estate Investment Club, Society for the Advancement of Management, Society of Women in Business and Economics, UR Honor Councils, Richmond College Judicial Council, Westhampton College Judicial Board, The Messenger (Literary Magazine), WDCE (Radio Station), Images, Safe Zone, Stealing Home, Alpha Phi Omega (Service Fraternity) Art Club, Campus Activities Board, Carver Promise, Chapel Choir, Choeur du Roi, Civil War Club, College Republicans, Computer Gaming Organization, Debate Team, ESL (English as Second Language) Tutor Project, Gottwald Speakers Board, Habitat for Humanity, Liberty Society, National Student Partnerships, New Directions, The Octaves, Off the Cuff, Rescuing Our Reproductive Rights, Residence Hall Association, Richmond Ranger Company, Richmond Rowdies, Richmond SpinnURs Drill Team, Rho Iota, RUPES, Sierra Club, The Sirens, Spider Advanced Volunteer Emergency Rescue Service, Spiders for Life, Streamline, Student Admissions Representatives, Swing Dance Club, UR Family, Undergraduate Giving Program, University Band, University Choir, University Dancers, University Jazz Ensemble, University of Richmond Poetry Symposium, University Orchestra, University Players, Volunteer Action Council, University Book Club, Young Democrats, Business Student Government Association, Jepson School of Leadership Studies Student Government Association, Richmond College Student Government Association, School of Continuing Studies Student Government Association, Westhampton College Class Cabinets, Westhampton College Government Association, Film and Photography Club, Haute Couture Design Club, Society of Professional Journalists, Subject to Change Improv Group, Project VoteSmart, Voices for Planned Parenthood (VOX), Icebreakers, Dance Squad, UR NORML, Bursting the Bubble, Secular Order, Micah Initiative, Richmond Surf, Snow, and Skate Club, SCS Literary Dreamers, Political Organization Council, Young Life, Panhellenic Council, Alpha Chi Omega, Alpha Kappa Alpha, Delta Delta Delta, Delta Gamma, Delta Sigma Theta, Kappa Alpha Theta, Kappa Kappa Gamma, Pi Beta Phi, Interfraternity Council, Kappa Sigma, Phi Delta Theta, Phi Gamma Delta, Pi Kappa Alpha, Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Sigma Chi, Sigma Phi Epsilon, Backyard Football Club, Man? s Club Baseball, Women? s Club Basketball, Men? s Club Basketball, Crew Team, Equestrian Team, Fencing Club, Field Hockey Club, Man? s Golf Club, Ice Hockey Club, Man? s Club Lacrosse, Women? s Club Lacrosse, Martial Arts Club, Men? s Club Rugby, Women? s Club Rugby, Man? s Club Soccer, Women? s Club Soccer, Synchronized Swimming, Club Tennis, Men? s Ultimate Frisbee, Women? s Ultimate Frisbee, Men? s Club Volleyball, Women? s Club Volleyball, Man? s Club Water Polo, Women? s Club Water Polo, Wrestling Club
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Collegian (weekly)


  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Richmond, Virginia (16), Washington, DC (90)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Richmond, VA (6)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Richmond, VA (7)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 70% of students have a car on campus


  • School employment is available.
  • 37% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 1,162
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 8 fraternities
  • 8 fraternity houses
  • 45% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 8 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses
  • 45% of students are sorority members.


  • Army ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Not offered
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited

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