Academics at SPCS

The School of Professional & Continuing Studies (SPCS) at the University of Richmond offers part-time bachelor’s and master’s degrees, along with undergraduate and graduate academic certificates, designed especially for adults and working professionals.

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Nationally Respected

Our academic degrees and certificates are respected by employers throughout central Virginia and around the world. That’s because they’re backed by the University of Richmond, a top-25 national liberal arts university. Where you earn your degree makes a difference.


Bachelor’s degrees


Master’s degrees


Academic certificates

80+ classes scheduled each semester

Marketably Relevant

Our programs of study respond to the learning needs of Richmond’s working professionals. Your University of Richmond academic credential, whether a certificate or a degree, prepares you to meet the workplace challenges of today and tomorrow. 

Academic catalog updated annually

Straightforward Admissions

Our online application process is straightforward, and our admissions policies are easy to understand. We require no test scores for admission to all but one program. It’s your love of learning and your desire to succeed at the University of Richmond that matters.

Program requiring a test score for admission (Master of Teaching)


Degree-seeking students enrolled each semester

We’re a Transfer Virginia partner!

Affordably Accessible

Our tuition is charged per semester hour without add-on service fees for technology, activities or athletics. You pay only for the classes you’re taking each semester. Our tuition rates are competitive, and part-time students are eligible for scholarship grants. Tuition rate is effective for the 2023-2024 academic year. Review annual cost of attendance (COA) for SPCS degree-seeking students.


Graduate tuition, per semester hour


Undergraduate tuition, per semester hour


SPCS scholarship grants awarded annually