Richmond offers 3,000 undergraduates from 70+ countries, a combination of liberal arts and sciences, with a top-ranked business school and school of leadership studies. Richmond guarantees funding up to $4,000 to pursue summer research or internship. Ranked #23 in U.S. News, the University prepares students to pursue lives of purpose in a diverse world.
% enrolled undergraduates that are minority students
% enrolled undergraduates that are Latinx students
Scholarship opportunities for Latinx, first generation, or other underrepresented populations.
Richmond Scholars and Presidential Scholarships are our top merit scholarships offered based on academic and co-curricular merit. Oliver Hill Scholars is offered to students selected as Richmond Scholars or Presidentials. It’s a part of the tuition, room and meals awarded to Richmond Scholars and makes the Presidential Scholarship award a half-tuition scholarship. Oliver Hill Scholars is a community of students interested in learning and engaging within a multicultural environment.
Support services for Latinx, first generation, or other underrepresented populations.
The Office of Multicultural Affairs provides academic, social, and transition support for underserved and underrepresented students. We celebrate and support an increasingly diverse student body and promote dialogue between individuals of diverse backgrounds and identities. There is also a thriving first generation college community in which first generation faculty and staff connect with and support first generation students along with other programming by the Office of Common Ground. In the spring of 2019, the University was recognized by the National Center for First-generation Student Success to be a First-Gen Forward institution.