University of Richmond Transfers: 2020 Requirements, Dates, GPAs & More

This is the complete guide for transferring to Richmond. We suggest you read until the end - you can also use the below calculator to estimate your likelihood of being able to transfer to Richmond.

What are your chances at Richmond?

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    This free college chances tool calculates your acceptance chances at Richmond or any other U.S. college

    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

    *or select a school above for a specific calculation

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    I get it - transferring colleges can be confusing, time-consuming and overwhelming. You are not alone. In fact, more than 700,000 students transfer colleges every year.

    At Richmond, 6.0% of the entire student body are transfer students, so you won’t be alone.

    To read about regular admission requirements for University of Richmond, click here

    What are the transfer requirements for Richmond?

    Richmond requires a number of completed documents for consideration. The table below summarizes the most important pieces of information:

    Admission Item Required?
    High School Transcript Required of All
    College Transcript Required of All
    Essay or Personal Statement Required of All
    Interview Not Required
    Standardized Test Scores Recommended of All
    Statement of Good Standing from Prior Institution Required of All

    In addition to the above requirements, Richmond also requires a minimum number of credits completed to apply to be a transfer student.

    Richmond requires a minimum of 24 credits.

    What are University of Richmond’s Transfer Deadlines?

    Many universities accept transfer applications during each semester. For this reason, we break down Richmond transfer deadline by fall, winter, spring and summer.

    Closing Date Reported Deadline
    Fall Transfer Deadline February 15
    Winter Transfer Deadline
    Spring Transfer Deadline November 1
    Summer Transfer Deadline

    Waiting until the last minute to finalize your application could result in a silly mistake.

    We recommend you complete your application at least 1 week before the required deadline.

    In fact, take a full 2 day break from looking at anything related to your application and then come back to look for errors. I bet you’ll find a few 😉

    When are decision dates for University of Richmond transfer applicants?

    If you applied to transfer to Richmond on or before the reported deadlines then you should have your decision date by the notification dates in the below table.

    Deadline Notification Dates
    Fall Transfer Deadline April 15
    Winter Transfer Deadline
    Spring Transfer Deadline December 5
    Summer Transfer Deadline

    Note this data is current as of 2019 and to the best of our knowledge this hasn’t changed.

    What is University of Richmond’s transfer acceptance rate?

    In 2019, Richmond received 363 transfer applicants.

    The school accepted 127 students. Therefore, the transfer acceptance rate for Richmond is 34.99%.

    This indicates how hard it is to transfer into Richmond. You can use the free calculator below to predict your chances of getting accepted.

    What are your chances at Richmond?

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    This free college chances tool calculates your acceptance chances at Richmond or any other U.S. college

    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

    *or select a school above for a specific calculation

    Need chances at another college?

    Additionally, of the 127 accepted transfer students, 49 students enrolled - that means the yield was 38.58%.

    Richmond accepts 35 out of every 100 transfer applicants.

    How can you afford Richmond

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    What are the University of Richmond transfer GPA requirements?

    Richmond requires a minimum college GPA of 2.0 - this is on a 4.33 point scale.

    In addition, Richmond requires a minimum high school GPA of 2.0.

    Additional Transfer Info. for Richmond

    Richmond has noted the additional policies: List of current courses, course numbers, titles, number of semester hours, and course descriptions required..

    Will you enjoy transferring to Richmond?

    There are a lot of reasons to transfer to Richmond. Maybe your plan has always been to attend community college, and then move to a four year college to save money while completing your degree.

    Maybe you had a bad experience at your first school - don’t worry this is more common than you think.

    Or perhaps you’re drawn to University of Richmond...

    Regardless of your reason for transferring, you’re already enrolled at another college or university so you know that the most important element in your college experience is the people and community

    Finding success at Richmond is dependent on feeling comfortable - will you be able to find a place to find home and grow?

    These are the questions that numbers and data cannot answer, but CampusReel can.

    If you’re considering transferring to Richmond then I highly recommend that you watch the school’s videos on CampusReel. These are real students with real stories.

    Final Verdict: How to transfer into Richmond

    Let’s wrap up everything we’ve learned. If you still have questions about transferring, check out the Richmond website for more info.
    Richmond accepts 34.99% transfer applicants, which is competitive.

    To have a shot at transferring into Richmond, you should have a current GPA of at least 3.85 - ideally you’re GPA will be around 4.0. In addition, you will need to submit standardized test scores.

    The below tables show the SAT and ACT breakdown of Richmond students.

    25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
    SAT Math 620 720 670
    SAT Reading 600 700 650
    2018 Total SAT Score 1220 1420 1320
    25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
    ACT Math 0 0 0
    ACT Reading 0 0 0
    2018 Total ACT Score 0 0 0

    University of Richmond’s average SAT score is 1320. To be a competitive applicant for University of Richmond your SAT score should come close to the average - for the ACT you should be aiming for the equivalent.

    What are your chances at Richmond?

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    This free college chances tool calculates your acceptance chances at Richmond or any other U.S. college

    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

    *or select a school above for a specific calculation

    Need chances at another college?

    If you’re considering transferring to Richmond, you may also want to consider the schools:

    Transfering to Spring Hill College
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    Transfering to Florida Memorial University
    Transfering to Florida Southern College
    Transfering to Emmanuel College