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Apply to Richmond

Apply to Richmond via the Common Application online. Deadlines and required materials can be found on the Application Timeline.

Before contacting the Office of Admission to check on your application's status, be sure to read this blog post.

If Richmond is your first choice, consider applying under an Early Decision plan. Contact your admission counselor if you have questions.

Apply for Financial Aid

All first-year applicants wishing to apply for need-based financial aid must submit the 2015-16 FAFSA and CSS PROFILE by February 15, and copies of 2014 tax returns by March 1. See the Financial Aid website for more information.

Winter Visit Opportunities

Campus visits are available to all prospective students on most weekdays and select Saturdays throughout the winter; however, due to final exams and winter break, student-guided tour availability is not guaranteed from December 7 to 23. The University will be closed from December 24 to January 1.

For High School Juniors and Sophomores...

Discover why Richmond should be on your college list. Learn the basics with Facts and Rankings, explore our unique list of majors, and always visit our homepage to see what's going on and keep up with campus life.

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Richmond Videos

University of Richmond Class of 2015 Graduation Day

University of Richmond Class of 2015 Graduation Day

Graduates from the Class of 2015 share their plans for the future and reflect on their time at the University of Richmond.

A Spider's Guide to RVA

A Spider's Guide to RVA

Tracee Carter, '16, takes Spiders on a Richmond adventure, visiting Carytown, the James River, UR Downtown, and more.

First-Year Move-in Day 2014

First-Year Move-in Day 2014

New students, parents, and orientation staff pause in the midst of unpacking to share their thoughts and reflections on first-year move-in day at Richmond.

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