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Class of 2022
Student Profile

Overview

Applications and Enrollment

11,881

Applications

3,584

Admitted

840

Enrolled

Enrolled Class by Application Plan

37%

Early Decision

42%

Early Action

19%

Regular Decision

Demographics

52%

Female

48%

Male

28%

U.S. students of color

9%

International citizens

35%

All students of color (U.S. and international)

15%

First-generation college students

15%

Students whose first language is not English

High School Representation

626

High schools represented

495

Schools sending only one student

58%

Public

42%

Independent

Admitted Student Academic Profile

The University of Richmond practices a holistic, highly selective admission process, so numbers are only one piece of the puzzle. The following ranges are not predictors of admission, nor do they account for all academic factors (such as rigor of curriculum, high school context, etc.); they simply reflect the middle half of students admitted to the Class of 2022, from the 25th percentile to the 75th percentile.

Percentile

25%

75%

Unweighted Core GPA (4.0 maximum) 3.61 3.95
SAT 1360 1490
ACT 31 33

Class of 2022 Geography

The University of Richmond student body represents 47 U.S. states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and 71 countries around the world. The following information pertains specifically to the Class of 2022.

Regional

28%

Mid-Atlantic

7%

Midwest

12%

New England

21%

South (excluding Virginia)

5%

West

16%

Virginia

International

10%

Residing outside the U.S.

26

Countries represented

Financial Aid

Overview

69%

Percent of undergraduate students receiving financial aid

$37,940

Average financial aid award

$80 million

Total grants and scholarships awarded
(2017-18)

Need-Based Aid

42%

Percent of undergraduates demonstrating need

$47,970

Average financial aid package for these students

Merit-Based Aid

1 in 9

Number of enrolled students receiving a merit scholarship

$12.5 million

Total amount awarded
(2016-2017)

Class of 2022 Activities

We recognize that high school students have lots of activities competing for their time and talents — from school clubs to part-time jobs, from community involvement to responsibilities at home. When it comes to extracurricular activities and the college admission process, quality counts. The activities and accomplishments listed below provide a small glimpse of the breadth and depth of involvement found among the 840 students in Richmond's Class of 2022.

Major Accomplishments

24

Student government and/or class presidents

23

Editors-in-chief of school publications

33

Eagle Scouts and Girl Scout Gold Award Winners

17

Boys and Girls State Participants

270

Athletic team captains

45

Students recognized at the state level (or comparable)

75

Students worked a part-time job at least 15 hours a week