Undergraduate Admission

Visit the place you’ll love to call home

Your campus visit is so much more than seeing the beauty of our campus firsthand. It’s more than meeting our Spider community and discovering the Richmond student experience. It’s more than walking our 350 acres of brickwork, gardens, and walkways. And it’s more than eating our award-winning food … though that’s definitely a nice perk.

Your campus visit is about envisioning your life as a Spider and seeing the place where you’ll learn, grow, flourish, and call home for years to come. We’re so excited to meet you. 

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We’d love to hear from you! You’ll not only receive information and important admission announcements – you’ll also connect with your regional admission counselor, who can personally answer any Spider-related questions you might have.

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Admission Insider's Guide

September 3, 2021
A Guide to Crafting a Great Supplemental Essay

You’ve narrowed down your college list. You’re about to put the final touches on your application. But wait – you forgot the supplemental essay! Don't panic, because we've got you covered!

July 14, 2021
How to Make the Most of Informational Interviews
Whether you’re registering for a Spider Chat, or interviewing with another school, here are some tips from a seasoned student Admission Intern, India Henderson, on what to do and what not to do during these conversations.
July 12, 2021
A Summer Guide to Nailing Your College Apps
Unsure where to start? We’ve got you. Here are a few recommendations on where to begin as you start your college application prep. Just breathe deep and take it one step at a time.
July 12, 2021
Crafting an Effective Activities Resume
It’s important not to narrowly interpret extracurricular activities to mean “what I do after school, through my school.” The reality is that we want to know where you dedicate your time.

Explore campus virtually

Explore our campus without making the drive to Richmond. Our virtual tour lets you "walk" our campus to see the gardens, classrooms, buildings, and city you might call home.
A male student helps a female student cross over large rocks in the James River while other students sit on rocks nearby.

Student Experience

The college experience is all about getting involved, immersing yourself in a diversity of perspectives. Check out all the ways we support you — the whole you — and ensure your time here is time well spent.

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