University of Richmond

661 reviews
  1. University of Richmond, VA
  2. 4 Year
A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    A+
  2. Value
    A
  3. Diversity
    B+
  4. Campus
    A-
  5. Athletics
    A
  6. Party Scene
    A
  7. Professors
    A+
  8. Location
    B
  9. Dorms
    B+
  10. Campus Food
    A
  11. Student Life
    A+
  12. Safety
    C
University of Richmond is ...
Private not-for-profit
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-AA
Athletic Conference
Colonial Athletic Association
Address
28 Westhampton Way
University of Richmond, VA 23173

University of Richmond Rankings

Niche ranks over 1,000 colleges based on more than 50 statistics and nearly 12 million opinions from college students.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
32%
SAT Range
1220-1430
ACT Range
29-32
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required

Cost

Net Price
$24,011/ year
National
$15,431

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $10,742/ year
  • $30-48k
    $10,796/ year
  • $49-75k
    $14,593/ year
  • $76-110k
    $24,851/ year
  • $110k+
    $40,236/ year

Academics

Professors
A+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
8:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
91%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.32 responses
79%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.33 responses
55%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.33 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
3,055Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
2%
Pell Grant
14%
Varsity Athletes
12%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 23 responses
Report
  • Upperclass, northeastern, and preppy (from NJorNY)
    43%
  • Preppy, career focused, super nice, good looking
    22%
  • Very nice and friendly
    17%
  • Hella pretentious
    13%
  • Northern, Preppy, Apathetic
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
98%
Poll
63%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big.41 responses
Poll
60%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.55 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 13 responses
Report
  • Work Hard, Play Hard
    23%
  • Multicultural
    15%
  • Pretentious
    15%
  • Amazing
    8%
  • Apathy, selfishness
    8%
  • Dynamic
    8%
  • New Jersey and New York-ish
    8%

After University of Richmond

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$60,800/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
84%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
95%
National
83%
86%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.14 responses

Reviews

661 reviews
  • Excellent
    169
  • Very Good
    263
  • Average
    177
  • Poor
    28
  • Terrible
    12
Gorgeous campus! Everyone is so friendly and helpful. Also provides a wide variety of courses and great for international students.
  • Niche User
  • 17 days ago
Really happy I came to UR, the academic quality of the institution speaks for itself. Great teachers, amazing campus, and a work hard / play hard mentality. School is dominated by Greek Life so either join or have friends involved if you want to be a social butterfly.
  • College Junior
  • 3 months ago
People party and drink; I don't party and drink. I got good grades though.
  • College Sophomore
  • 4 months ago