University of Richmond ,,USA

  • Richmond,USA

Located in the city of Richmond, the University of Richmond (UR) is a highly-ranked private institution of higher education and research in Virginia. It was set up by Virginia Baptists as a manual labour institute for men in the year 1830. Initially, the institution functioned in a two-storey building in the downtown. However, UR relocated its campus to the present-day site in the year 1914. In 1920, UR became a university and took up the current name. The university has academic affiliations from the Associated Colleges of the South, Council of Independent Colleges and the South-eastern Universities Research Association.

UR has a beautiful 350-acre campus settled about 6 miles from Richmond downtown. The campus features state-of-the-art academic, administrative, athletic, recreation and support facilities for the students. Weinstein Centre is the venue for major athletic facilities such as a three-court gymnasium, classroom, sauna, massage therapy room, cardio and training areas, conference and assessment rooms, multipurpose rooms, indoor tracks and racquetball courts. The outdoor sports complex on the campus consists of a sand volleyball pit, a picnic area and two basketball courts.

The University Chaplaincy has 18 ministries and organises several pilgrimage trips and multi-faith programming to foster an environment of inclusion and exploration for helping students grow in their faith. UR provides accommodation to about 87% of undergraduate students in its on-campus housing facility. Other on-campus facilities include a health and wellness centre, bookstore, dining point and disability services. The campus is well-connected to the downtown via a strong transportation system, where students can vi

UR has a beautiful 350-acre campus settled about 6 miles from Richmond downtown. The campus features state-of-the-art academic, administrative, athletic, recreation and support facilities for the students. Weinstein Centre is the venue for major athletic facilities such as a three-court gymnasium, classroom, sauna, massage therapy room, cardio and training areas, conference and assessment rooms, multipurpose rooms, indoor tracks and racquetball courts. The outdoor sports complex on the campus consists of a sand volleyball pit, a picnic area and two basketball courts.

The University Chaplaincy has 18 ministries and organises several pilgrimage trips and multi-faith programming to foster an environment of inclusion and exploration for helping students grow in their faith. UR provides accommodation to about 87% of undergraduate students in its on-campus housing facility. Other on-campus facilities include a health and wellness centre, bookstore, dining point and disability services. The campus is well-connected to the downtown via a strong transportation system, where students can visit the major shopping, dining and entertainment points.

UR has five schools that offer undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in arts, sciences, business, professional and continuing studies, leadership studies and law. At present, the university has about 4,002 students from 47 states of the U.S. and 62 countries of the world. The institution has skilled, experienced and responsible staff on the roll that includes academic affiliates, administrative officers and helping staff. With an average class of 16 students, the student-teacher ratio at UR is 8:1. UR has a total of 190 student organisations that promote cultural unity, relationship building and exploration of various personal, political, academic and social interests. Under the sports affiliation from the National Collegiate Athletic Association, UR maintains 17 varsity teams that participate in the Atlantic-10 Conference as the Spiders. Apart from this, there are 32 sports clubs managed by the students' association.

The University of Richmond has a comprehensive alumni network of over 50,578 graduates living in 50 states of the U.S and 93 nations across the globe. The alumni list includes some notable names like Michael Henry Dunkley (Businessman and Politician), Grant Shaud (Actor), Shaun Herock (Football Executive and Former Player), Josie Daga (Blogger and Entrepreneur), Paul Duke (Popular Journalist), Bruce Randall Hornsby (Pianist, Singer and Writer), Timothy Cline (Basketball Player), Leland Melvin (Retired NASA Astronaut) and Saul Krugman (Scientist).

Year of establishment1830
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Total International Students374
Size of Campus in acres350
UG/PG Course Ratio0.18
Faculty/Student Ratio8
Endowments ValueUS Dollar 2 billion
No.of Campuses1
Yearly Hostel & Meals Expense11580 USD
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University of Richmond Fees

CoursesDuration1st Year Tuition Fees
B.E. / B.Tech(1 Courses)(4 years)USD 48.75 K
MBA/PGDM(1 Courses)(2 years)USD 32.97 K
BBA(1 Courses)(4 years)USD 44.7 K

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Rs. 74,390
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Harvey Fellowship
Rs. 11,90,240
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University of Richmond Entry Criteria

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B.E. / B.Tech(1 Courses)

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: 80.0 & Above

MBA/PGDM(1 Courses)

: 7.0 & Above

: 100.0 & Above

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: 80.0 & Above

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  • The average rent is 525 to 600 USD/month
  • The residence type includes studio apartments, 3 bedroom apartments, 4 bedroom apartments and shared apartments
  • All the apartments are fully furnished with washer/dryer in each home, Gas for heat, hot water and cooking, Huge closets, Large patio or balcony, FiOS available (high-speed fibre-optics for TV, internet and phone) and 24-hour emergency service
  • Most of the apartments are located near parks, shopping, dining and entertainment areas

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Average 1st Year Tuition Cost
MS INR 23.5 L
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BE/Btech INR 26.3 L
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BSc INR 26.5 L
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BBA INR 23.8 L
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MA INR 24.6 L
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MIM INR 27.2 L
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MBA INR 28.8 L
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MFA INR 27.3 L
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MEng INR 26.3 L
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MArch INR 29.8 L
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MEM INR 21.7 L
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BHM INR 23.5 L
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MDes INR 35.4 L
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MASc INR 22.9 L
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INR 8.8 L (based on 1094 colleges listed on Studyabroad.shiksha.com)

Average Admission Exam ScoresTOEFL: 80
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IELTS: 6.5
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PTE: 54
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GRE: 293
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GMAT: 500
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SAT: 1050
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ACT: 21
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University of Richmond FAQs

Q. Is University of Richmond considered as a good university?

A. The University of Richmond (UR) is considered a prestigious university in the USA which is rewarding for both domestic and international students. As per the U.S. News & World Report's Best Colleges 2021, the university was ranked at #22 overall among national liberal arts colleges. This ranking is UR's highest from U.S. News to date. Check more about university and course rankings here.

Q. What GPA do you need for undergraduate programs at the University of Richmond?

A. Although, there is no minimum GPA requirements for regular courses, the Honors Program may have GPA requirements as per course/subject. As per the Student Profile for Class of 2025, the middle 50% of unweighted GPA was 3.73-4.0.

Q. Does the University of Richmond require SAT or ACT for undergraduate admissions?

A. No. The university is test-optional, so, a SAT or ACT score is not mandatory for international applicants. However, if students which to submit scores, they can do so as there is no minimum score requirement. To know how competitive the admissions are, applicants can check the Student Profile of Class of 2025, where middle 50% of SAT and ACT were as follows:

Q. What are the popular courses at the University of Richmond?

A. Some of the most popular majors at the University of Richmond are:
  • Business
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Social Sciences
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences
  • Computer and Information Sciences
  • English Language and Literature/Letters
  • Psychology
  • Physical Sciences
  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies
  • Mathematics
  • Statistics
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Q. How many freshmen international students are studying in the University of Richmond?

A. Usually, the university has about 10%-15% of international freshmen every year. For the Class of 2025, the university is home to 11% of international freshmen.

Q. What is the acceptance rate for international students at the University of Richmond?

A. The acceptance rate for international students that do not apply for financial aid is the same as US students, which is 31%. The acceptance rate for international students who apply for financial aid is lower, due to Richmond’s need-aware admission policy for non-US citizens.

Q What is need-aware admission of the University of Richmond?

A. For non-US citizens/non-US permanent residents, the University of Richmond is need-aware in admission. This means that that the university considers a student’s ability to pay for four years of education at Richmond when reviewing a student’s application. For this, the Richmond’s International Financial Certification is required for all non-US citizens/non-US permanent residents.

Q. What are the application deadlines for the University of Richmond?

A. Graduate deadlines differ as per programme and course. Undergraduate deadlines are as follows:
Decision Type Deadline
Early Action (non-binding) Nov 1
Early Decision 1 (binding) Nov 1
Early Decision 2 (binding) Jan 1
Regular Decision (non-binding) Jan 1

Q. What is the overall acceptance rate for the University of Richmond?

A. As of 2020, the University of Richmond had an acceptance rate of 30.9%, making it a bit selective university. It is also considered a slightly selective university owing to its need-aware review process for international students.

Q. Does the University of Richmond offer scholarships or financial aids to international students?

A. For undergraduate non-US citizens, need-based financial aid is limited and the admission process for both Early Decision, Early Action, and Regular Decision is need-aware. While the most competitive Early Decision applicants may be admitted and offered financial aid, other applicants may be deferred to Regular Decision to ensure that, if admitted, Richmond is able to meet 100% of demonstrated financial need. International students, non-U.S. citizens and non-U.S. permanent residents may receive full consideration for all merit-based scholarships, with the exception of the Army ROTC scholarship program. Find out more here: https://financialaid.richmond.edu/applying/international.html.

Q. What are the accommodation expenses at the University of Richmond?

A. The university offers accommodation to all its students on a first-come-first-served basis. First-year residence halls usually have a traditional floor plan of double rooms and hall bathrooms, but triple and single rooms are also available. All first-year residence halls are designated as co-ed with students housed by gender within each hall. Students can expect the following housing fees for 2022-23 academic year:
  • First-Year Residence Halls: Applies to first-year students only, for all room types (Dennis, Lora Robins, Marsh, Moore, and Robins). Includes no-fee laundry facilities. Semester fee: USD 3,425.
  • Upper-level Student Rate (Traditional): Atlantic, Pacific, and Wood Halls. Semester fees are:
    • Single: USD 3,550
    • Double: USD 3,435
    • Triple: USD 3,425
  • Upper-Level Halls (Private or Semi Private Bath): Mitchell-Freeman, Gray Ct., Jeter, Keller, Lakeview, North Court, South Court, Thomas, Westhampton Halls. Semester fees are:
    • Single: USD 3,875
    • Double: USD 3,550
  • Apartments: Includes the University Forest Apartments and Gateway Village Apartments. Semester fees are as follows:
    • UFA Double: USD 3,875
    • Gateway Single: USD 4,200
  • Law Housing: Includes Law Dorm and Bostwick (Spider 40 Meal Plan is required). Semester fees are:
    • Single Hall Bath: USD 3,550
    • Single Private Bath: USD 3,875
Location
University CityRichmond, Virginia, USA
Size of cityMedium
Population of City2,27,032
Wikipedia Linkhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richmond,_Virginia

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"28 Westhampton Way
52 Richmond Way
University of Richmond, VA 23173 USA"

Richmond ( Virginia)

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