University of Richmond to offer “Free Ride” for some Virginians

College-bound teens from families in Virginia earning $60,000 or less may qualify for free tuition, room and board at the University of Richmond. Go Spiders!

Virginia students with a total family income of $60,000 or less may be eligible for free tuition, room and board at the University of Richmond beginning Fall 2014.  The current income level is set at $40,000.  With the increase, the University hopes to expand its reach to even more Virginia residents. Tuition, room and board run about $55,000 annually. The university enrolls 3,074 undergraduates; 19% come from Virginia. 

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Founded in 1830, the University of Richmond (UR) is a highly selective, private, liberal arts university located in Richmond, Virginia. UR is comprised of five schools offering undergraduate, master’s, and law degrees: School of Arts and Sciences, Robins School of Business, Jepson School of Leadership Studies, University of Richmond School of Law, School of Professional and Continuing Studies.

Campus visits are typically held at 9:45 a.m. and 2:15 p.m. on weekdays throughout the year. For a complete schedule of campus visit options, go to UR's visit planning page

SCV Plane with trailTo search for a hotel near campus, go to UR's college profile page on Smart College Visit. 

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