University Of Richmond

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University of Richmond History                                           

University of Richmond also known as U of R and UR is an American private liberal arts university located in Richmond, Virginia. The university was established in 1830 by the Virginia Baptists as Richmond College and has ever since grown to enroll over 4000 students. 

University of Richmond Programs, Courses, and Schools

University of Richmond is primarily an undergraduate institution but it does offer one Masters in Business Administration or MBA program. The university comprises of five schools which include Business, Arts and Sciences, Leadership Studies, Law, and Professional and Continuing Studies.

University of Richmond offers a range of subjects to choose from such as Business Administration, Accounting and Finance, Languages, English, Literature, Physics, Mathematics, Law, Marketing, Media and Communication, Adult Education, and Music to name a few.

University of Richmond Campuses

University of Richmond has a suburban campus spread over an area of 350 acres overlooking the Westhampton Lake in Richmond, Virginia. The campus comprises of a mix of modern and heritage buildings. The campus has also featured in a number of TV shows and movies.

University of Richmond offers a range of services to students including sports courts and grounds, athletic services, student union and clubs, and library with a range of books, periodicals, and journals. The campus also comprises of computer stations and dedicated study spaces for students.

University of Richmond Achievements

University of Richmond is ranked 83rd in the United States by the Forbes Magazine rankings whereas the Times Higher Education and Wall Street Journal rankings ranks the university 66th nationally.

University of Richmond is ranked 23rd in the country in the list of top national liberal arts colleges in the country by US News and World Report. The Washington Monthly ranks the university 32nd in the United States in a similar list.

University of Richmond USP

University of Richmond offers a very generous amount of scholarships and grants to students in order to assist them with tuition fee. In fact, the university is ranked amongst top 10 colleges in the country to offer financial aid by the TIME magazine.

University of Richmond has an acceptance rate of just 33% which makes it a selective institution. The university also offers a number of student exchange programs which enables them to gain valuable international exposure.

University of Richmond Notable Alumni

Saul Krugman (Scientist), William C. Martin (Spectro-scopist), Leland D. Melvin (NASA Astronaut), and Alice T. Schafer (Former president of Association for Women in Mathematics).

University Of Richmond Programs

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University Of Richmond Deadlines

Bachelors: January

Masters: May

Deadlines may vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific requirements

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