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Colleges / University of Richmond

University of Richmond

University of Richmond, VA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate24%
Acceptance Rate24%

About Richmond

University of Richmond is a private, nonprofit university in the suburb of University of Richmond, Virginia. Richmond was founded in 1830. The university currently enrolls around 3,876 students per year, including 3,146 undergraduates.

2022 Acceptance Rate for University of Richmond

It is very difficult to get into Richmond. Around 24% of applicants get into Richmond each year. In 2022, 3,501 out of 14,364 total applicants were accepted.

University of Richmond Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 24%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate 44%
Early Action Acceptance Rate 28%
Average GPA 3.8
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting ACT scores 28%
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 22%

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University of Richmond is located in the town of University of Richmond, Virginia,.

If you want to see Richmond for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstates 64 and 95 to University of Richmond, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Richmond International.

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College Info

410 Westhampton Way University of Richmond, VA 23173

Campus Setting: Suburban

Richmond Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jan 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Feb 15

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Richmond is Jan 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Richmond is Feb 15.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

University of Richmond is a member of the Coalition for College.

More than an application, the Coalition provides free tools and resources to help students through the college admissions process, beginning as early as 9th grade.

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Richmond SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1410 - 1500


Math SAT Range

710 - 780


Reading SAT Range

687 - 750

Richmond Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Richmond is like? There are approximately 3,876 students enrolled at Richmond, including 3,146 undergraduate students and 730 graduate students. 96% percent of students attend school full-time, 23% percent are from VA and 77% percent of students are from other states.


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