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Most Helpful Review for University of Richmond
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Valerie from Westerville, OH
  • 14 out of 15 people found this review helpful

I was challenged more than ever in HS just in my first semester at UR.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: in 3 Sentences
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  • Andrew - Ellicott City, MD
  • Jan-17-2018 I am a current student here

    Gorgeous campus - like living in a postcard. Intellectually stimulating and demanding environment but not too intense or toxically competitive. Great mix of liberal arts breadth and highly respected pre-professional business school.

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  • Leilani
  • Sep-13-2015 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    University of Richmond has a beautiful campus. It's a small school that packs a punch. The students seemed to have endless good things to say about the school.

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  • Marsha, Northern VA
  • Aug-27-2015 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    The campus is beautiful and a nice size, not too big but not too small. The academics are top notch and the chance for merit or financial aid is everywhere.

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  • Kassie from West Point, VA
  • Jul-15-2015 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    The campus is absolutely beautiful and the atmosphere is friendly. You're separated from the city but you can be in the heart of it in less than ten minutes. I really liked it, so it's one of my top choices.

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  • Olivia
  • Dec-25-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    University of Richmond is beautiful, filled with really nice people, and very state of the art.

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  • Michaela from Yorktown, VA
  • Nov-18-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    This is a beautiful campus, both in regards to the aesthetics of it as well as the people attending. My family and I were welcomed with open arms and all our questions were answered to our satisfaction. I hope to be accepted and be a part of the rising freshman class!

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  • Anonymous from Raleigh, NC
  • Nov-04-2014 I am a current student here

    Inclusive: after finding my niche of friends in my living learning community and program, I really felt like UR was my home because of how friendly everyone was. Rewarding: only here was I offered a guarantee to have the opportunity to do research on any topic within the Science or Math realm the summer before my freshman year of college. Time consuming: times flies by when you're having as they say; of course classes take up a huge portion of my time, but so does keeping up your social life. Which is not always a bad thing, but it definitely is hard to focus when literally nearly all of your hall mates are you best friends--which is why time management is very necessary.

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  • William from Fairfax, VA
  • Sep-13-2014 I am a current student here

    I am personally very disappointed in this school. We lack any kind of real school spirit, clubs and activities have almost nobody show up to meetings, the musical ensembles on campus are miniscule in the size of their membership, and the academics, while difficult, are not impressive for any major outside of the Business School. Looking to transfer out to a bigger school that will hopefully have a student body that cares about activities, has some school spirit, and frankly cares about things other than themselves.

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  • SPCS Student
  • May-19-2014 I am a current student here

    I have attended the University of Richmond for several years and had several outstanding experiences. The professors exude excellence, passion and commitment to their students. You are inspired through their knowledge, creativity and valuable insight. All aspects of the University are supportive.

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