University of Richmond

The University of Richmond (UR or U of R) is a private four-year liberal arts college located in northern Virginia in the city of Richmond. The university has a student body of approximately 4,200. Although the university is primarily undergraduate, it does have about 900 postgraduate students. Areas of study at the graduate level include Business, Leadership, Law, and Professional & Continuing Studies.

At the undergraduate level, students are required to complete various general education and major courses in order to graduate. Students must complete a feshman seminar, and various courses in expository writing, foreign language, wellness and six other fields of study. Students can pursue a major or minor in one of over 100 fields of study through one of the university's 3 academic colleges: the Robins School of Business, the School of Arts and Sciences, and the Jepson School of Leadership. Other undergraduate degrees are offered through the School of Continuing Studies in the evenings for working adults and part-time students.

The University of Richmond has consistently been ranked among the top liberal arts colleges in the United States. It has been ranked 25th in the nation among liberal arts colleges by U.S. News & World Report. More recently it was ranked 2nd in the nation among "up-and-comming" liberal arts colleges and 9th in the nation based on overall value. It was ranked 8th and 11th in the nation among private colleges by SmartMoney and Kiplinger, respectively.

Through the School of Professional & Continuing Studies the University of Richmond offers various classes entirely online and through a combination of hybrid (in-class/online) study. Many of the online courses offered at the University of Richmond offer credit toward campus-based degree programs.

General Information

Phone Number: (804) 289-8000
Address: 28 Westhampton Way, University of Richmond, Virginia 23173
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Size: Small ( 3,300+ undergrad, 950+ grad )
Award Levels: Certificate, Associate, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctoral
In-State Tuition $ 40,067
Out-of-State Tuition $ 40,082
Online Degrees Offered: NO
Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 7 to 1
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Majors and Degrees

Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Biology Biological Sciences
Molecular Biochemistry
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Business Administration and Management
Human Resources Management Personnel Administration
Organizational Behavior Studies
Communication and Journalism
Computer Information Sciences
Computer and Information Sciences
Information Science Studies
Information Technology
Curriculum and Instruction
Educational Leadership and Administration
English Language and Literature Letters
English Language and Literature
Rhetoric and Composition
Ethnic, Cultural and Group Studies
African Studies
American (u.s.) Studies
Area Studies
Asian Studies
Chinese Studies
European Studies
German Studies
Italian Studies
Latin American Studies
Near and Middle Eastern Studies
Russian Studies
Women's Studies
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Ancient Classical Greek Language and Literature
French Language and Literature
Latin Language and Literature
Spanish Language and Literature
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice Safety Studies
Legal Professions and Studies
Legal Assistant Paralegal
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities
Humanities Humanistic Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences Liberal Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Multi Interdisciplinary Studies
Ancient Studies
Cognitive Science
Multi- Interdisciplinary Studies
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Studies
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Religion Religious Studies
Physical Sciences
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Human Services
Social Sciences
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics
International Economics
International Relations and Affairs
Political Science and Government
Urban Studies Affairs
Visual and Performing Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Drama and Dramatics Theatre Arts
Film Cinema Video Studies
Fine Studio Arts

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