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Richmond Colleges and Schools

Colleges in Richmond, Virginia

There are at least 16 colleges in Richmond, listed and described below. These schools represent 39,080 or more students (full-time and part-time), a combined student body equivalent to 32,054 full-time students, and a reported 8,610 dorm rooms.

The largest schools here include Virginia Commonwealth University and University of Richmond.

We also provide an extensive list of Virginia Colleges.

Of Note For College Students

  • There are a lot of studio and one-bedroom apartments in Richmond.
  • A lot of people walk and bicycle in Richmond.

Education Institutes in Richmond
Total Number of Educational Institutes
12
Total Enrollment in all institutes
44,780
Number of Public Educational Institutes
2
Number of Private For-Profit Institutes
6
Number of Private Non-Profit Institutes
4
Graduation Rate
16.23%
Total Graduates With Bachelors Degree
2,340
On Campus and Online Programs in Richmond
Number of Institutes Offering on-campus programs
N/A
Number of Institutes Offering on-line programs
1
Number of Institutes Offering both
11
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/
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Colleges and Universities in Richmond
SchoolTotal EnrollmentInstitution LevelAvg In-State TuitionPrograms Offered
J Sargeant Reynolds Community College10,375At least 2 but less than 4 years4,25674
Bon Secours Memorial College of Nursing522Four or more years7,1051
Bon Secours St Mary's Hospital School of Medical Imaging26Less than 2 years (below associate)N/A1
Union Presbyterian Seminary163Four or more yearsN/A5
Virginia Commonwealth University30,872Four or more years10,846215
Virginia Union University1,815Four or more years15,15224
Institute of Advanced Medical Esthetics24Less than 2 years (below associate)N/A2
Virginia College-Richmond348At least 2 but less than 4 years14,38216
ITT Technical Institute-RichmondN/AFour or more yearsN/AN/A
Fortis College-Richmond398At least 2 but less than 4 years13,73111
Centura College-Richmond Main152At least 2 but less than 4 years16,2006
Empire Beauty School-Richmond85Less than 2 years (below associate)N/A1
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/
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