Types of Aid

Types of Aid

There are many sources of financial aid available to help students and their families meet educational expenses, and we’re here to help. The University of Richmond works one-on-one with students to develop a financial aid package tailored to your specific situation.

Need-Based AidMerit-Based Aid & Scholarships

Students from Virginia may take advantage of a number of programs in addition to the University's merit scholarships and need-based financial aid.
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Other Sources of Aid

While some sources of financial aid are awarded based on demonstrated need or merit, others are available to all students.