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Global Opportunities

University of Richmond

As an exchange student, there are a few things you need to know about going to the University of Richmond. Learn more about the location, the courses and student life! 

Visit their website for more information about studying abroad at the University of Richmond!


The University of Richmond is a private, predominantly undergraduate university located in Richmond, Virginia, spread over 350 acres in a beautiful suburban setting.


The campus is only six miles from vibrant downtown Richmond, the capital of Virginia, and is two hours from Washington, D.C., the Blue Ridge Mountains and Virginia's beaches.

Level of competitiveness

Less competitive *

The level of competitiveness (Less competitive * / Competitive ** / Very competitive ***) refers to one's chances of being allocated an exchange space at this partner. This is an approximation determined by the number of applications received for this destination during the last academic year versus the total number of exchange spaces available to Queen Mary students. 

Academic Calendar

Semester 1: August to December

Semester 2: January to May

More information on important dates can be found on the University of Richmond's academic calendar.


Explore the University of Richmond's study options and educational style (see “Academics” tab).


Students need to take 4 credits (4 modules) per semester.

Find out more about credit transfer and grade conversions.


Find out more about housing at the University of Michigan.

Cost of Living

Find out more about the cost of living.

Support Services

For information on accessibility, please visit the University of Michigan's webpage for Services for Students with Disabilities.

Campus Life

UMSI fosters a dynamic, inclusive and collaborative community. Many UMSI students are highly engaged in opportunities outside of the classroom that build skills, offer support and create lasting relationships. Visit the Student Life webpage to learn more about UMSI student organizations, wellness initiatives, and other University and campus resources

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