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Founded in 1830, University of Richmond. is a Private college. Located in Virginia, which is a city setting in Virginia, the campus itself is Urban. The campus is home to 3,326 full time undergraduate students, and 805 full time graduate students.
The University of Richmond Academic calendar runs on a Semester basis. In the school year the student to faculty ratio was 8:1. There are 405 full time instructional teachers. Degrees awarded at University of Richmond include: Bachelor's Degree, Masters Degree, Post-master's certificate, Doctor's degree.
Admissions at UR are considered More Selective, with ,26% of all applicants being admitted.
In the school year, of the students who applied to the school, only 8 of those who were admitted eventually ended up enrolling.
98% of incoming freshmen are in the top half of their high school class. 85% were in the top quarter, and 59% were in the top tenth. You can apply online.
We asked, and students answered these important questions about student life at University of Richmond.
66 Students rated on-campus housing 4 stars. 29 % gave the school a 5.0.
43 Students rated off-campus housing 2.9 stars. 0 % gave the school a 5.0.
66 Students rated campus food 4.1 stars. 32 % gave the school a 5.0.
65 Students rated campus facilities 4.7 stars. 75 % gave the school a 5.0.
65 Students rated class size 4.6 stars. 71 % gave the school a 5.0.
65 Students rated school activities 4 stars. 40 % gave the school a 5.0.
65 Students rated local services 4.2 stars. 51 % gave the school a 5.0.
65 Students rated academics 4 stars. 38 % gave the school a 5.0.
17 Students rated University of Richmond
I absolutely love the University of Richmond! I couldn't imagine attending any other university!
The campus looks great, too bad that people don't care about things larger than themselves. Too bad people are not generous, very nice, or involved in things like art, politics, or the community.
Too bad most majors are not that great, and our reputation is based on the BSchool. Aside from academics, there really are not as many opportunities here compared to what you can get elsewhere. You wont really be able to take part in extracurricular or grow as a person outside of the classroom.
The facilities, food, and resources are great. The only problems are that the students are very close-minded to change or differences and that people don't tend to leave campus much and explore all of the awesome things that the city of Richmond has to offer.
The fall 2020 acceptance rate for University of Richmond is 32%. That means, out of _____ applications received in 2020 , _____ students were offered admission. The number of males who applied was _____ vs the number of females which was _____.
I am very impressed with the academics at UR. Classes are challenging, and students spend a lot of time in the library (it's open 24/7). The teachers really make an effort to get to know you, and they are more than willing to meet outside of class. My favorite classes have been my First Year Seminars (FYS). Every first year student is required to take one FYS each semester. In the fall I took "Education and Citizenship" which examined the history of the public school system in America and looked at the inequalities in education both here in Richmond and across the country. This semester I'm taking "America in the World, the World in America" which looks at how the U.S. is portrayed through film and literature. These classes are capped at 16 students, and they're the largest classes I've taken here so far. Participation is common across all classes, and because they are so small it's very difficult to hide in the back row.
Driven and hard working students. The business school is very competitive and people are friendly only if you approach them.
I met most of my closest friends through our fantastic Orientation program. During New Student Orientation, students are paired off into groups based on their halls and paired with a hall of the opposite gender. That's where I met my first friends!
Some steriotypes about Richmond are that it is an incredibly homogeneous student body, the students lack the ability to think analytically and creatively, and that it is a school for the very wealthy.
Yes. Painstakingly so.
A student planning to attend college should ponder two questions: how will the school/programs help me reach my ultimate goal, AND open the most doors possible. Nearly every college student changes their major at least once and an undergraduate major does not dictate the rest of one's life as the average American changes careers several times over the course of their working life. It's foolish to go to school as a freshman and have a very clear cut game plan because college is a time of exploration and education. One should also consider what they enjoy studying as there is no sense being an accounting major if you hate numbers, and then analyze school rankings by major. Look at the top schools in your field, determine what is realistic within your GPA/SAT means, and then use other criteria such as size and location to make a decision.
One final piece of advice NEVER allow finances to decide where to apply to. Receiving financial aid is much like buying a used car. Aid money is ENTIRELY negotiable, and personally I go to the second most expensive school in the country, and it's cheaper than state school.
The school is just the right size and offers a ton of opportunities. Great reputation!
Students come from all different backgrounds and from all over the world. I would not say that there is one stereotype that fits are campus and that is what is so unique about it. You will find jocks, frats, nerds, and just your average joes.
Business and campus beauty
Price of meal plans
I would have to say the best thing about the school is the life long friendships you begin here.
College was the best four years of my life.
Goal oriented, outgoing people
Must have nerves of steel and thick skin. The school offers no easy A.
That Dennis Hall was better than Gray Court.
People of color, because there are very few of them. Anyone who doesn't like cliques, or who would prefer to hang out with adults. Anyone who likes having a varied social life or intellectual conversations need not apply.
The rigor of work and no dead week to complete assignments at the end of the semester.
This school had all of the programs that I wanted, the location was perfect, the financial aid was fantastic, and when I visited I fell in love with the beautiful campus.
Beautiful campus, beautiful girls and we have a squad of geese that protect us
The food is good until you get tired of it. There are plenty of options, but, as it is to be expected, you get tired of the after a while. There are a lot of healthier options, which is nice.
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All students must apply yearly for financial aid. This process starts with the FAFSA.
Though financial aid deadlines vary by school, it is a good idea to apply as soon as possible. For the upcoming school year, you can apply as early as October 1 for the FAFSA. Additional school aid will be dependent on the FAFSA results.
63% of students
attending University of Richmond receive some sort of financial aid.
16% were awarded federal grants.
While 36% received federal loans.
Many students do also need to apply for additional private student loans.
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