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 joining us in classes. 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. Schedule your visit to Richmond today. We’re so excited to meet you. 

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Admission Insider's Guide

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July 16, 2024
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!

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July 15, 2024
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.
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July 11, 2024
A Guide to Creating a Successful Application
During the conversation of college admission, often the question arises, “What can I do to stand out?”. Typically, the underlying assumption is, “What can I do to standout…in a good way”. While there are many aspects of an application that are desirable, compelling, and interesting to read, there are equally as many blunders students can make when crafting their application.
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June 20, 2024
There's No Such Thing as a Soulmate (College)
We’ve all seen viral videos of students crying happy tears over their college acceptance; and for sure, there is no better feeling than when you’ve found the place that you belong (and get in!). But, if you’re reading this post and thinking there’s something going wrong in your college search because you haven’t had that feeling you keep hearing you’re going to have when you find “the one” …please know that you’re not alone.

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.
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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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