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University of Richmond Demographics & Diversity

University of Richmond, Virginia

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at University of Richmond are mainly White with a small Foreign Resident population. The school has high racial diversity. 41% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of University of Richmond students
Race Percent of Students
White 59%
Black 8%
Hispanic 7%
Asian 7%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4%
International 8%
Race Unknown 6%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 21% more female students than male students enrolled at University of Richmond with a gender ratio of 55% women to 45% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, University of Richmond has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for University of Richmond students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 45%
Women 55%
Enrollment by gender for University of Richmond students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,762
Women 2,128

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

University of Richmond serves a high number of out-of-state students with 84% of the student body residing outside of Virginia or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for University of Richmond students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 16%
Out of State 73%
Foreign 10%
Unknown Location 1%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$83,716 per year

17% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 9%
Part time Undergrads 7.7%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=233374 IPEDS survey data for University of Richmond.