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A Private Education Made Affordable

Richmond is among only 1 percent of institutions in the U.S. with both a "need-blind" admission policy and a guarantee to meet 100 percent of demonstrated need for traditional undergraduate applicants. Thirty-nine percent of undergraduates are eligible for need-based aid, with an average need-based aid package of $52,060. Plus, all first-year applicants are considered for merit-based aid, including full-tuition scholarships and a variety of interest-based programs.

Richmond Scholars

The Richmond Scholars program awards the University's most prestigious academic scholarships. Up to 25 incoming students receive these awards, which  these awards, which cover full tuition, room, and board. All first-year applicants for undergraduate admission who apply by Dec. 1 are considered automatically.Richmond Scholars

Richmond's Promise to Virginia

For Virginia undergraduate students with an annual parental income of $60,000 or less, the University will provide a full financial aid package equal to tuition, room, and meal plan, with no loans. Students must apply for first-year admission to qualify.

Richmond's Promise to Virginia
Attention Spiders!

New for the 2019-20 academic year (fall and spring semesters): Students can now accept or decline subsidized and/or unsubsidized academic year Federal Direct student loans on Bannerweb. For specific instructions on how to do this, please review How to Accept or Decline Your Federal Direct Loans. (Note students and/or parents must still complete a paper loan application to apply for Federal Direct Grad PLUS loans, Federal Direct Parent PLUS loans, and Summer Federal Direct loans.)

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the 2020-21 year (summer 2020, fall 2020, spring 2021) is now available. The 2020-21 CSS PROFILE is also open for submission. Get the application process behind you by applying now!

Prospective Undergraduates: The deadline for Early Action and Early Decision need-based aid applications is November 15th.

Contact the Office of Financial Aid

(804) 289-8438
Fax: (804) 484-1650
Queally Center, Suite 214
142 UR Drive
University of Richmond, VA 23173

Open weekdays, 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.

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