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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.

Website: www.richmond.edu/

Private
Co-ed
3,161
Undergraduate
Students
(52.0%) 1,643 Women
(48.0%) 1,518 Men
753
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Very difficult
Overall Admission Rate
28% of 12,356 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
January 1

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.67
SAT Math
694 average
650-750 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
670 average
640-710 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
31 average
30-33 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$72,450
Tuition and Fees
$56,860
Room and Board
$13,430
Average Percent of Need Met
100%
Average Freshman Award
$52,557
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$28,341
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
408
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
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Campus Life

University of Richmond Population
210,309
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
91% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Spider
Sororities
27% of women participate
Fraternities
18% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
8.0% Asian
8.1% Black/African-American
10.1% Hispanic/Latino
5.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
64.0% White
4.6% Unknown
International Students
8.6% from 64 countries
First-Year Students Returning
94.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
83.8%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
94%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
17.0%
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