University of Richmond Admission Requirements

Acceptance Rate

Admission Difficulty for University of Richmond
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExceptional
Applicant CompetitionHigh

Can I get into University of Richmond? The school has a 32% acceptance rate. Last year, 3,385 out of 10,422 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 11 percent. Only 24% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
Applicants Submitting SAT
SAT Scores for University of Richmond
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 650
SAT Math 25th 640
SAT Composite 25th 1290
SAT Scores for University of Richmond
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 720
SAT Math 75th 750
SAT Composite 75th 1470
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 13 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1290 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 1200. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1380 out of 1600. 56 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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

University of Richmond admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1470 and Above Good >44%
1380 to 1470 Avg + 32%-44%
1290 to 1380 Avg - 22%-32%
1200 to 1290 Reach 14%-22%
Less than 1200 Low <14%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
Applicants Submitting ACT
ACT Scores for University of Richmond
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th 29
ACT Scores for University of Richmond
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th 32
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. 44 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Richmond.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

University of Richmond admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
32 and Above Good >49%
30 to 32 Avg + 32%-49%
29 to 30 Avg - 25%-32%
28 to 29 Reach 19%-25%
Less than 28 Low <19%

Estimated GPA Requirements

University of Richmond has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.

Admission Statistics

University of Richmond admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 6,051 4,371 10,422
Accepted 1,829 1,556 3,385
Acceptance Rate 30% 36% 32%
Enrolled 430 385 815
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 24% 25% 24%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jan 15, 2019
Days left to Apply

Applicants have 31 days left until the Fall 2019 term applications are due on Jan 15, 2019.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to University of Richmond and what considerations affect admission decisions?

University of Richmond Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at University of Richmond
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
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.