College Deliberately: University of Richmond

University of Richmond is a small, private not-for-profit, four-year University that emphasizes culture, career and leadership located in the city of University of Richmond, VA. It is known for Law, Business Administration and Management and Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods.

University of Richmond

place 410 Westhampton Way, University of Richmond, VA 23173
phone Phone: (804) 289-8000
web Web: https://www.richmond.edu/
  • University of Richmond is also known as:
    University of Richmond, UR, U of Richmond, Richmond


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Institution Accreditation Agency Status First Accredited Next Review
University of Richmond Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges Accredited 1910-01-01 2028-12-12
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Accreditors certify that the institution upholds high academic standards, and acts with integrity towards its students. Most institutions are reviewed on a 10-year cycle, with follow-up reviews at the 5-year mark.
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The mission of the University of Richmond is to sustain a collaborative learning and research community that supports the personal development of its members and the creation of new knowledge. A Richmond education prepares students to live lives of purpose, thoughtful inquiry, and responsible leadership in a global and pluralistic society.

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Last updated: 2021-06-10

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Student Centeredness

3.6 of 10
The extent to which the institution’s website emphasizes students, as opposed to research, athletics or other pursuits, compared with peer institutions.

Student Services

Students with disabilities:
13% of students registered with learning or other disabilty.
‘Disability’ can include blindness or visual impairment that cannot be corrected by wearing glasses; hearing impairment (e.g., deaf or hard of hearing); orthopedic or mobility impairment; speech or language impairment; learning, mental, emotional, or psychiatric condition (e.g., serious learning disability, depression, ADD, or ADHD); or other health impairment or problem.

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Associate degree
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Doctor’s degree – professional practice
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University of Richmond is in NCAA Division I-Football Championship Subdivision. The largest three sports are:
Sport Total Athletes
Football Men’s 84
Lacrosse Men’s 45
Baseball Men’s 35

The complete list of sports at University of Richmond is available for members.

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Tuition for University of Richmond is in the 96.9 percentile of all colleges and universities, which we classify as extraordinarily expensive.
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