The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • VCU is a public and UR is a private (not-for-profit) school and both are four-years schools.
  • UR has more expensive tuition & fees ($58,570) than VCU ($36,657).
  • It is harder to admit to UR than VCU.
  • VCU has more students with 29,070 students while UR has 4,056 students.
  • VCU has more full-time faculties with 2,183 faculties while UR has 427 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Virginia Commonwealth University and University of Richmond.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
VCUUR
VCUvs.UR
Richmond, VirginiaLocationUniversity of Richmond, Virginia
four-years, publicSchool Typefour-years, private (not-for-profit)
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - professional practice
Research University (very high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate College - Arts & Sciences
In-State$15,319
Out-Of-State$36,657
Tuition & Fees$58,570
59% ($11,276)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)72% ($36,824)
$11,276Average Amount of Financial Aid$36,824
83.90 %Acceptance Rates32.97 %
32.28 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)24.27 %
1,185SAT Score-
25ACT Score-
66 %Graduation Rate88 %
21 %Transfer-out Rate9 %
83 %Retention Rate93 %
29,070Student Population4,056
2,183Number of Faculties427
18 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio8 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher Certification
Remedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycareOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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