28 Westhampton Way University of Richmond, VA 23173 804-289-8640
About University of Richmond
  • Year of Foundation 1830
  • Size of Campus 350 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master, Post Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 2,920
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 53% 47% 80%OUS
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $43,170
  • Room and Board $9,250
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee $50
  • Enrollment No. 2,826
The University of Richmond is a highly selective, private, nonsectarian, liberal arts university located on the border of the city of Richmond and Henrico County, Virginia. The University of Richmond (UR or U of R) is a primarily undergraduate, residential university with approximately 4,500 undergraduate and graduate students in five schools: the School of Arts and Sciences, the E. Claiborne Robins School of Business, the Jepson School of Leadership Studies, the University of Richmond School of Law and the School of Professional & Continuing Studies.
Social Life And Activities
  • Percent students who are frat members 45%
  • Number of 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,
  • Number of students in fraternities 8
  • Number of sororities 8
  • On-campus 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 Fellows
  • Other on-campus organizations 0%
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 45%
  • Number of on-campus 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
  • Setting Suburban
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 8
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 8
  • Popular Event and Social Activities 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 Investi
Transportation
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Richmond, Virginia (16), Washington, DC (90)
  • Distance to nearest train Richmond, VA (6)
  • Distance to nearest bus Richmond, VA (7)
Student Housing
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 42%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 38%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 8%
  • Number of students using college housing 92%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 0%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 36
  • Type of housing provided for students women's dorms (39%), men's dorms (34%), apartment for single students (24%), special housing for disabled students, special housing for international students
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 30%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 31%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 24%
Campus Services
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 30,174
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 150
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help N/A
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 805,503
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 318
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, other
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support 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
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of e-books 42,222
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 881
  • 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)
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 10,000
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 3,300
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, academic, psychological, birth control, religious
  • Museums The Lora Robins Gallery of Design from Nature, Marsh Art Gallery, Joel and Lila Harnett Print Study Center, Academic Skills Center, Media Resource Center
  • Number Of Subscriptions 43,747
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Computer Courses No
  • Library Facilities 100%
  • Number Of Microforms 400,765
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Student Employment Federal
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,162
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 59%
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs PriceWaterhouseCoopers; Peace Corps; Deloitte and Touche; KPMG; Americorps; Goldman Sachs; Corporate Executive Board; Ernst and Young; Wachovia Bank; US Army; SG Cowan; SunTrust Bank; Phillip Morris; Eli Lilly; Pfizer
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 37%
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Metropolis