University Of Richmond

University Of Richmond

The University of Richmond was established in 1830 by the Virginia Baptists. It was incorporated as Richmond College in the 1840s. The university moved to its present location in 1914, and is currently spread across an area of 350 acres. UR offers an array of degrees and programs through the following schools:

  • Jepson School of Leadership Studies
  • Robins School of Business
  • School of Arts & Sciences
  • School of Continuing Studies
  • T.C. Williams School of Law

UR is a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I and the Atlantic 10 Conference. Its teams are known as the Spiders, and participate in baseball, football, lacrosse, ice hockey, golf, soccer, swimming and diving, tennis, rugby, basketball and cross country.

Many students of UR have gone on to become famous. Among them are J. Steven Griles, the Deputy Secretary for the U.S. Department of the Interior from 2001 to 2005; Mary Sue Terry, the Attorney General of Virginia from 1986 to 1993; and Leland D. Melvin, NASA astronaut.

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Environmental Studies
African Studies
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Asian Studies/Civilization
European Studies/Civilization
Latin American Studies
Near And Middle Eastern Studies
Russian Studies
Chinese Studies
German Studies
Italian Studies
Area Studies, Other
Women's Studies
Computer And Information Sciences, General
Information Technology
Information Science/Studies
Computer And Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
Curriculum And Instruction
Educational Leadership And Administration, General
Teacher Education And Professional Development, Specific Levels And Methods, Other
French Language And Literature
Spanish Language And Literature
Ancient/Classical Greek Language And Literature
Latin Language And Literature
English Language And Literature, General
Rhetoric And Composition
Liberal Arts And Sciences/Liberal Studies
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Molecular Biochemistry
Mathematics, General
Ancient Studies/Civilization
Cognitive Science
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Religion/Religious Studies
Chemistry, General
Physics, General
Psychology, General
Human Services, General
Dance, General
Drama And Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Art History, Criticism And Conservation
Music, General
History, General
Public/Applied History
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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2018-19, National Center for Education Statistics,

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