University of Richmond: Review & Facts

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University of Richmond is a medium four-year, private not-for-profit school with 4,185 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1830 and is one of the 15 schools and colleges located in Richmond, Virginia.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
63
Fair
University of Richmond will give you the option to obtain a several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, associate's degree, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, or doctoral degree.

University of Richmond implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 63 majors. The most popular concentrations are Management, Business, Law, Biology, and Education. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
93%
Good
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. However, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

University of Richmond student retention rate is very high at 93% (well above Virginia average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students definitely love their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
8 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at University of Richmond is very good - 86%.

Student to faculty ratio at University of Richmond is good: 8:1. Read more regarding instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$48,100
High
Average tuition charges are extremely high, about $48,100 a year.

Read the details about University of Richmond additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
31%
Hard
According to government data, 9,977 applications were submitted and 3,104 were accepted; so it is pretty hard to be accepted at this school.

This school might accept dual credits and advanced placement credits at entry.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at University of Richmond in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,100
Medium
University of Richmond provides a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at University of Richmond, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
F
Unsafe
University of Richmond provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 2,700 students, which provides a reasonable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is reasonable, nearly $5,100 per year.

Army ROTC programs are available at University of Richmond. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, University of Richmond appears to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

University of Richmond Location and Maps



Post Address: University of Richmond, 28 Westhampton Way, Richmond, Virginia 23173, USA
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