Admission & Aid
With a need-blind admission policy, Richmond meets 100 percent of demonstrated need, and its average need-based aid award in fall 2013 was $42,000. Richmond also will provide an aid package equal to full tuition, room, and meals for admitted first-year Virginia students with a family income of $60,000 or less who demonstrate eligibility for need-based aid.
Richmond ScholarsThe University's most prestigious academic awards, these scholarships are given to 45 incoming students in four designated areas and range from full tuition to full tuition plus room and meals.
Campus Visit OpportunitiesCampus visits are available to all prospective students on most weekdays throughout the summer. Informational interviews are also available to rising high school seniors.
Early Decision applications due
Richmond Scholars applications due
Regular Admission application deadline
Financial aid submission deadline
Admission decisions and financial aid notifications sent
Enrollment Confirmation and deposit due
Tuition, Room & Meal Plan*
* Includes standard costs for tuition, room and meals. Actual costs may vary based on selection.
The School of Professional & Continuing Studies has rolling admissions for its degree programs, with fall, spring, and summer deadlines.
Degree Programs (per semester hour)
- Undergraduate Course: $440
- Graduate Course: $545
- Educator Professional Development Coursework: $288
Costs vary by course and program.
Applicants who wish to begin classes in January 2015 must submit a completed application packet by Nov. 17, 2014.
Applicants who wish to begin classes in August 2015 must submit a completed application packet by May 18, 2015.
To be considered for admission to the MBA program, you must have a bachelor's degree (international students must have the equivalent of a U.S. bachelor's degree), an acceptable GMAT score (the average for entering students is 605), and a minimum of two years of work experience beyond your baccalaureate degree. The work experience requirement is waived for the JD/MBA student.
October, December, or February: Recommended LSAT dates
March 31: FAFSA should be on file
March 31: Dean's Certification(s) should
be on file (admitted students only)
August 15: Application deadline. We will continue to accept applications and consider applicants for scholarships until the class is filled.
Richmond Law's financial aid program includes awards ranging from $10,000 to full tuition. Financial aid awards are renewable annually for up to 6 semesters as long as a student is enrolled full time and remains in good standing.
All applicants to Richmond Law are considered for scholarship awards, but priority consideration will be given to those who apply by March 1.
For the class entering in 2013, 55% of students received a scholarship and the average award was $23,356.