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Queally Center

The University of Richmond's new Queally Center integrates the offices of admission, financial aid, and employer development under one roof, transforming the visitor experience and serving our students from acceptance letter to offer letter. It demonstrates Richmond's commitment to attracting the very best students, ensuring Richmond is financially accessible to them, and positioning them for purposeful lives as graduates.

Inside the Queally Center
Built to LEED silver or gold standards (final rating pending)
in philanthropic gifts
square feet

About the Donors

The new facility was made possible by a significant lead gift by Paul and Anne-Marie Queally, both 1986 Phi Beta Kappa graduates of the University. This building is the latest example of the Queallys' decades-long generosity to areas across the University.

Additional major gifts came from 47 other donors.

Admission Stats and Facts

  • 24,000 people came to campus for an admission visit last year.
  • Admission to the class of 2020 was the most competitive in the University's history, with 10,420 students applying for approximately 800 spaces.
  • The Richmond student body represents 47 states and approximately 70 countries.

Financial Aid Stats and Facts

  • 67% of undergraduate students receive financial aid, with an average need-based aid package of $44,770.
  • 1 in 10 enrolled students received a merit scholarship, with awards totaling $10.2 million
  • Richmond is among 1% of universities that are need-blind and meet 100% of demonstrated need, meaning it does not consider a family's ability to pay when making admission decisions, and then covers 100% of what the family cannot.

Employer Development Stats and Facts

  • Last year, employers conducted approximately 1,000 interviews with Richmond students through the Career Services office.
  • During the 2015 winter break, 80 University partners hosted a total of 102 students for job shadowing experiences at their organizations.
  • In 2014-15, 69% of undergraduate students came to Career Services for advising, workshops, and events.