University of Richmond, Richmond, VA

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Although a very rainy day in Richmond, VA, the University of Richmond campus can only be considered beautiful and a school I would recommend to many of my students.
• 3,329 undergraduates
• 8:1 student to faculty ratio
• 31% acceptance rate
• Mid 50% SAT 1389-1500 (Superscore), ACT 31-33 (Not super Scored)
• 93% retention rate – Freshman returning for their sophomore year
• NCAA Div I – Spiders is their mascot
• 7.2% of students who have no financial need receive on average $41,154
• CSS Profile form required for financial aid
• Private university
• 81% of students come from out of state
• Spectacularly beautiful campus!
• Over 100 majors and minors
• Ballet program
• Cottages on campus for sororities
• Average class size 16
• No teaching assistants
• Extensive professor interaction
• Focus on 1st year seminars, critical thinking, research opportunities
• 5 schools – 3 undergraduate – Arts and Sciences (70%), Robins School of Business, Jepson School of Leadership Studies (240 hours of internship and service learning required)
• Experiential learning opportunities
• $4,000 guaranteed for funding a summer experience
• 6 miles to downtown Richmond
• 2 hours from D.C., Blue Ridge Mountains and VA Beach
• 60% of students study abroad, financial aid follows
• 78% medical school acceptance rate
• 99% of classes have less than 30 students
• Common Application, supplemental essays
• Meet 100% of financial need
• Merit Aid – 45 Richmond Scholars, 35 Presidential Scholars

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