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Apply to Richmond via the Common Application or Coalition Application. The final application deadline for first-year admission is January 15, 2019.

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

Winter Visit Opportunities

Campus visits are available to all prospective students on most weekdays throughout the winter, and on Saturdays beginning February 2.

The next Preview Richmond open house will take place on Friday, March 29.

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University of Richmond's Princeton Rankings

The Princeton Review - College and Beyond has named UR as the No. 3 Best-Run College in the 2019 edition of "The Best 384 Colleges" college guide.

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University of Richmond 'Move In Day 2018'

We welcomed the Class of 2022, which is among UR's most academically talented.

Commencement 2018

Commencement 2018

The University of Richmond’s Class of 2018 is heading to coveted jobs and graduate schools all over the world. But as any alum will tell you, the Spider connection is for life.

A Spider

A Spider's Guide to RVA

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

Student Blogs: Spider Diaries

Photos from @urichmond

Looking back at the winter wonderland we call home.
When the world insists on a study break, you leave Boatwright and take.
UPDATE: All campus events and classes scheduled for Monday, December 10, with the exception of final examinations, are cancelled due to the snow storm.
All exams scheduled for before 2 p.m.
Exams scheduled for 2 p.m.
Individuals should use their best judgment in making safe travel decisions.

Please continue to monitor your email,, and local media, or call the hotline (804-289-8760) for additional information.

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Daydreaming of warmer times on Westhampton Lake.
📸: @carolinedem_, '22
Last day of classes mood.
**No study materials were harmed or lost during the making of this photo.
Christmas card goals courtesy of @abby_c_smith, ‘19.
The night before the first snow of the season, #URichmond converted the Forum into a winter wonderland.
What has 2,400 pieces of garland, 4,200 white twinkling lights, and big red bows?
Exams are upon us, so we’re guessing our #Spiders may need a little #URichmond-sponsored tranquility.
Hanukkah begins tonight!
Wishing #Spiders everywhere a restful weekend.
Ending this week at #URichmond with a little quiet time in the Garden of Five Lions.
📸: @sweedla, ‘20