Student Diversity

The 2008 Reauthorization of the Higher Education Act requires institutions to report the percentage of full-time students enrolled by specific categories. Below are the most recent figures for the University of Richmond as reported to Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS).

The terminology used below is mandated by federal reporting agencies, and does not always reflect the University's preferred terms or the terms with which members of our community identify. Some of the federal terms run counter to UR’s commitment to creating an inclusive campus community that supports all identities, backgrounds, and experiences, so that all members can thrive.

Percentage of Students by Category
Fall 2019 Percent of students
Male 48%
Female 52%
Non-resident alien 9%
Hispanic/Latinx 9%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.1%
Asian 8%
Black or African-American 7%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 0%
White 58%
Two or more races 5%
Race and ethnicity unknown 4%
Percent of all undergraduates awarded Federal Pell Grant (2017-18) 20%

Note: Unless otherwise noted, the figures above include degree-seeking and non-degree-seeking students enrolled full-time either at the undergraduate or graduate level.