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Your admission to Richmond is quite an accomplishment. You have been invited to join a collaborative learning and research environment unlike any other in higher education. At Richmond, you'll be mentored by faculty who are both dedicated teachers and brilliant scholars; you'll be supported by caring staff; you'll be surrounded by accomplished students from across the U.S. and the world; and, under the Richmond Guarantee, you'll receive guaranteed funding of up to $4,000 for a summer research or internship experience.

Welcome to the Class of 2020!

You're In Good Company

Congratulations on your admission! Here's a little more information about the students admitted to Richmond this year, whom we hope will enroll in our first-year class of 800:

  • 781 straight-A students
  • 79 valedictorians (of those with rank)
  • 317 IB Diploma candidates (or equivalent)
  • 320 students scored at least one perfect 800 on an SAT section
  • 95% hold at least one leadership position
  • 168 student government/class presidents
  • 155 Eagle Scout/Gold Award recipients
  • 161 Editors-in-Chief of newspapers/yearbooks
  • 59 students recognized at the national/international level
  • Representation from 48 states and 55 countries


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