Richmond Home

Fast Facts

The University of Richmond’s School of Professional & Continuing Studies offers a variety of opportunities for undergraduate and graduate study, personal enrichment, and professional development.

  • Finish your bachelor’s degree.
  • Pursue a master’s degree.
  • Learn to brew beer.
  • Explore the arts.
  • Study abroad.
  • Become a better communicator.

And do it all on the amazing campus of one of the top private universities in the country.

Degrees for Adult Students

The School of Professional & Continuing Studies brings the world-class academic experience of the University of Richmond to adult students.

Summer Studies
Professional Education & Lifelong Learning
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
Degree-Seeking Students at a Glance (2018-19)
  • We attract students from metro-Richmond, throughout other parts of Virginia and the U.S.
  • 71% female, 29% male
  • Average age: 35
  • 40% undergraduate, 60% graduate (about 13% are non degree-seeking students at both levels)
  • 86% part time, 14% full time
Enrollments (2018-19)
  • Our degree programs serve about 500 students each semester.
  • Community and professional education classes, including the Institute on Philanthropy, enroll about 3,500 students annually.
  • Summer School enrolls about 1,600 students each summer.
  • More than 500 Richmond-area teachers and administrators pursue continuing education opportunities through SPCS and the Center for Leadership in Education.
  • Osher Institute has approximately 1,150 active members.
Tuition and Fees (AY 2019-20)
  • Undergraduate tuition: $510 per semester hour
  • Graduate tuition: $640 per semester hour
  • Professional development for educators (graduate): $800 per course
  • Professional education and lifelong learning fees vary by class and program
  • Osher annual memberships: UR Staff, $25; Silver, $75; Gold, $350

Contact Us

Special Programs Building
490 Westhampton Way
Univ. of Richmond, VA 23173
Phone: (804) 289-8133
Fax: (804) 289-8138

Monday-Friday: 8:30am–5pm
Closed for University holidays