University of Richmond Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into University of Richmond
How hard is it to get into University of Richmond and can I get accepted? The school has a 33% acceptance rate ranking it #5 in Virginia for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 3,301 out of 10,013 applicants were admitted making University of Richmond a highly competitive school to get into with a lesser chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has extremely high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 10 percent. Only 24% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top ten percent of their high school class.
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University of Richmond SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT41%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||670|
|SAT Math 25th||660|
|SAT Composite 25th||1330|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||730|
|SAT Math 75th||770|
|SAT Composite 75th||1500|
|Average SAT Score||1420|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of Richmond?
University of Richmond typically requires applicants to be in the top 10 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1330 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1240. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1420 out of 1600. The school ranks #4 in Virginia for highest average SAT composite score. 41 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1500 and Above||Good||>46%|
|1415 to 1500||Avg +||33%-46%|
|1330 to 1415||Avg -||22%-33%|
|1245 to 1330||Reach||15%-22%|
|Less than 1245||Low||<15%|
University of Richmond ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT59%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||N/A|
|ACT Math 25th||N/A|
|ACT Composite 25th||29|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||N/A|
|ACT Math 75th||N/A|
|ACT Composite 75th||32|
|Average ACT Score||30|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into University of Richmond?
Admission data indicates that University of Richmond regularly accepts students with ACT's of 29 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 9 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 28 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 30 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 32 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #4 in Virginia for highest average ACT composite score. 59 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Richmond.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|32 and Above||Good||>50%|
|30 to 32||Avg +||33%-50%|
|29 to 30||Avg -||26%-33%|
|28 to 29||Reach||20%-26%|
|Less than 28||Low||<20%|
University of Richmond has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.
64% of University of Richmond freshman were in the top ten percent of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||64%|
|Top 25% of class||93%|
|Top 50% of class||99%|
|Bottom 50% of class||1%|
|Bottom 25% of class||0%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||24%||25%||24%|
Applications were DueJan 15, 2019
Days left to ApplyNone
The application deadline for Fall 2019 has passed. Applications were due on Jan 15, 2019.
What are the requirements for admission to University of Richmond and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=233374 IPEDS survey data for University of Richmond.