A Private Education Made Affordable

A Private Education Made Affordable

Richmond is one of a few 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 $53,920. Plus, all first-year applicants who apply by December 1 are considered for merit-based aid, including full tuition, room, and board scholarships and a variety of interest-based programs.

Attention Spiders

The 2021-22 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and 2021-22 CSS Profile application for instituational need-based aid are now available to apply for the 2021-22 academic year
(Summer 2021, Fall 2021, Spring 2022). 

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Richmond Scholars

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

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Richmond’s Promise to Virginia

For students who are Virginia residents with total annual parental income of $60,000 or less, the University will provide a financial aid package equal to full-time tuition, room, and board