University of Richmond

For more than 180 years, Spiders have come to the University of Richmond with the expectation to exceed expectations. We invite curiosity and questions, integrating hands-on experience to find answers … or more questions. As a top-25 liberal arts university, we celebrate the idea of a changing and evolving world, and we make it our mission to prepare Spiders to lead it.

Master's Programmes

Business & Management (2)
Humanities (1)



On March 4th, 1840 the Virginia Legislature granted a charter for “a Seminary of learning for the instruction of youth in the various branches of science and literature, the useful arts and the learned and foreign languages, which shall be called and known by the name of Richmond College.”  This “Seminary of learning” grew out of an actual seminary; 


  • School of Arts & Sciences
  • Jepson School of Leadership Studies
  • Robins School of Business
  • Richmond School of Law
  • School of Professional & Continuing Studies


The Office of Alumni & Career Services creates a Spider Network by cultivating a distinct community of students, alumni, and employers, to make meaningful connections with one another. By combining our alumni and career services, our unique office is better able to foster those relationships, provide comprehensive career development, and deepen Spider pride.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2021

GSSA 2021

The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2021. Universities with a score above 4.0 (out of 5) in any of the 8 award categories, receive Badges of Excellence. Congratulations!

Learn more about the Global Student Satisfaction Awards


Student services

  • Jepson Student Government Association
  • Richmond College Student Government Association
  • Robins School of Business Student Government Association
  • SOBAC (Student Organization Budget & Appropriations Committee)
  • Westhampton College Government Association

Housing services

  • Dennis Hall
  • Lora Robins Court
  • Marsh Hall
  • Moore Hall
  • Wood Hall
Returning Student Housing
  • Atlantic House
  • Freeman Hall
  • Gray Court
  • Jeter Hall
  • Keller Hall
  • Lakeview Hall
  • North Court
  • Pacific House
  • Robins Hall
  • South Court
  • Thomas Hall
  • Westhampton Hall
  • Apartments

Library services

Boatwright Memorial Library

  • Borrowing and Renewal Policies
  • Interlibrary Loan Service
  • Document Delivery
  • Library Scanning and Printing
  • E-Books and E-Audio Books
  • Library Study Zones

ICT services

The University of Richmond provides several computer configuration options for faculty and staff members. Whether users prefer a Mac or PC, or a desktop or laptop, we can meet those needs provided the choice is consistent with the users position and department requirements. Each year, one third of the campus computers are replaced as part of our asset management life cycle.

Medical services

The Student Health Center

  • Allergy Shot Clinic
  • Immunizations and Therapeutic Injections
  • Laboratory
  • Medical Equipment Rental
  • Travel Abroad Services
  • Sexual Health and Contraception
  • Wound Care

Student Life

Campus life

Located six miles west of downtown Richmond, Va., the University of Richmond sits on a 350-acre wooded campus easily accessible by car from I-95 from the north or south, and I-64 from the east or west. Richmond International Airport is approximately 20 miles from campus, and two Amtrak train stations are minutes away.

Sports facilities

  • Robins Stadium
  • Robins Center
  • Queally Athletics Center
  • Sports Performance Fueling Station
  • Willis Strength & Conditioning Room
  • Congdon Sports Medicine Center
  • Neuhoff Football Locker Room
  • Pitt Field
  • Crenshaw Field
  • Westhampton Tennis Complex
  • President's Field at River Road
  • Independence Golf Club
  • Robins Center Natatorium

Student clubs

  • Alpha Chi Sigma
  • Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority
  • Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity
  • Alpha Sigma Kappa
  • Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity
  • Delta Delta Delta
  • Delta Gamma
  • Delta Kappa Epsilon
  • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority
  • Inter-Fraternity Council (IFC)
  • Kappa Alpha Order
  • Kappa Alpha Theta


In addition to assessment and planning review, Institutional Effectiveness oversees the University's accreditation. Accreditation of individual schools or programs is handled within those areas.

SACSCOC Reaffirmation of Accreditation

The University of Richmond's accreditation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) was reaffirmed in December 2008.

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