University of Richmond is a private, nonsectarian, liberal arts institution located in Richmond, Virginia. The school was founded in 1830 by Virginia Baptists and grew into one of the most highly-ranked universities in Virginia and the country. The University of Richmond’s coordinate college system is distinctive in American higher education. Students at the University belong to one of the two Colleges: Richmond College for men and Westhampton College for women. Richmond and Westhampton Colleges are uniquely positioned to encourage students to think about gender as a construct, examining how gender has affected their lives, how they may challenge limitations posed by gender, and how gender intersects with other identities.
U of R is academically divided within the following five schools, which offer degrees at all the undergraduate and graduate levels, as well as certificates:
- School of Arts and Sciences
- E. Claiborne Robins School of Business
- Jepson School of Leadership Studies
- School of Law
- School of Professional & Continuing Studies
Accreditation & Licensing
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Sector Of Institution:Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Religious Affiliation:Not applicable
Highest Level Of Offering:Doctor's degree
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