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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.

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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

Tips frostier than @guyfieri.
Kicking off the spring semester with a balmy day at #URichmond.
This week's #SpiderSpotting brings us to Denmark where @cmendels06, '20, and @emendels29, '22, showed off their #SpiderPride on the canals of Copenhagen.
D-hall out here looking like a snacc.
Due to the possibility of winter weather, the University has implemented plans to accommodate students who wish to return to campus on Saturday, January 12, in advance of the forecasted snow.
The Heilman Dining Center will open at 11 a.m.
University Transportation services will operate as scheduled as long as possible, including scheduled train and airport pickups.
Any adjustments to the hours for campus services will be posted to the alert site.
*She Will Be Loved* plays quietly in the background.
What good is a view like this when you don't have anyone to share it with?
📸: @madison_sweitzer, '19
Taking in this view one last time before we say goodbye to our favorite holiday decorations at #URichmond.
Shoutout to the ducks on Westhampton Lake for bringing the #BirdBoxChallenge to #URichmond.
📸: @andy_jrl, '22
We're down south in Argentina for this week's #SpiderSpotting where @topshelfues, '05, showed off his #SpiderPride at Iguazu Falls.
We're finally back to blue skies at #URichmond.
📸: @heycherellle, '19