Prospective Students

Thinking about Returning to School?

We offer part-time undergraduate and graduate programs that’ll allow you to change your path, discover your purpose, ignite your spark. And make your mark!

Everyone’s continuing education journey looks a little different, and deciding to return to college can be a daunting task. Know that we’re here to help whether you’re just exploring the possibilities or you’ve decided to take the next step.

Bachelor's DegreesPost-Bachelor's CertificatesMaster's Degrees

Accessible & Affordable Degrees

We make a University of Richmond education more accessible and affordable to students like you. We do this by charging affordable tuition and providing comprehensive financial aid services. Review annual cost of attendance (COA) for SPCS degree-seeking students.

$575

Undergraduate tuition per semester hour

$721

Graduate tution per semester hour

$150K+

SPCS scholarship funds granted annually

Paying for Your Program

Undergraduate Tuition Fees

Our bachelor’s degrees require 120 sem. hrs. and accept up to 60 hrs. in transfer. Certificates require 18-21 hrs.

Schedule of Fees 2023-24 Rates
Per semester hour $575
Transfer bachelor’s (60 hours) $34,500
Post-bach certificate (21 hours) $12,075
Annual parking fee $70

Review annual cost of attendance (COA) for SPCS degree-seeking students.

Graduate Tuition Fees

Our master’s degrees require 30-37 sem. hrs. Graduate certificates require 18-22 hrs.

Schedule of Fees 2023-24 Rates
Per semester hour $721
3-hour class $2,163
Complete master’s (30 hours) $21,630
Annual parking fee $70

Review annual cost of attendance (COA) for SPCS degree-seeking students.

Paying for Your Degree

Resources Eligibility
SPCS Scholarships Enrollment in 6+ hours
Osher Re-Entry Scholarships Select undergrads restarting studies
Tuition Installment Plan $35 fee each semester
Financial Aid FAFSA determines eligibility

Student Support Services

In addition to being part of an engaging academic environment, you’ll have access to world-class student support services so you can make the most of your student experience. These services are included in your tuition payment.

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Diverse & Inclusive Community

A sense of belonging is a hallmark of the Richmond experience. Here at the University of Richmond, you’ll be part of an inclusive community that values diverse thoughts and ideas. Our small class sizes encourage this diversity.

450

Average number of students per semester

35

Average age of SPCS students

83%

Students studying part time

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Returning to School

Still not sure? Wonder what it’s like to go back to school? Are you asking some of these questions?

  • “Is the program flexible enough for my crazy schedule?”
  • “Is there a support community in place to help me succeed?”
  • “How do I juggle being a part-time students with being a full-time [fill-in-the-blank]?”
  • “Is it worth the time and money to earn my degree?”

Our students answer these questions and offer some advice for prospective students like you who are thinking about returning to school.