Tuition & Scholarships

Earning a degree costs money. The School of Professional & Continuing Studies offers a valuable University of Richmond education at competitive rates for graduate studies, undergraduate studies, and professional development for educators.

Tuition by the Semester Hour

SPCS charges tuition by the enrolled semester hour. You pay the part-time rate for the semester hours in which you enroll.

Current Fees

Tuition and fees for SPCS students taking academic classes are outlined on the SPCS Tuition & Fees page. Withdrawal and refund policies for SPCS students taking academic classes are outlined on the SPCS Withdrawal & Refund page.

No Add-on Fees

The University of Richmond does not charge facilities, activities or technology fees. A limited number of classes may include charge a minimal charge for supplies that will be used in the class. Books are not included in tuition charges.

Financial Aid, Scholarships & Assistance

Degree-seeking students may qualify for financial aid and/or SPCS scholarships and can utilize the University of Richmond’s Financial Aid Office to coordinate their aid packages. Scholarships and grants, including SPCS scholarships, do not need to be repaid, while loans require repayment.

Merit-based scholarships, need-based aid, Virginia Tuition Assistant Grant (VTAG) and loans are some of the resources available to qualified applicants. And the University’s installment plan allows you to spread tuition payments over several months.

UR Alumni Discount

University of Richmond alumni are eligible for the Spider Spirit alumni discount, which provides a 25% discount on tuition for most post-bachelor’s programs. Follow the link for eligibility and limited exclusions.

UR Tuition Remission

University of Richmond employees, along with their spouses and dependents, may be eligible for the UR Tuition Remission benefit, administered by UR Human Resources. Follow the link for eligibility and exclusions.

Note: The website of the University Controller provides the University’s authoritative schedule of fees and refunds in addition to information about payment options and our installment payment plan.

Parking Passes

Parking permits are inexpensive, only $70 per year. All vehicles on campus must be registered and display a current parking permit or temporary parking pass. Students may register vehicles online or in person at the Parking and Transportation office in the Special Programs Building. Parking permits are valid from August to July.

SPCS parking permits allow vehicles to be parked in lots C61 and C66 off College Road, the G Permit sections lot U6 off of UR Drive, and lot W87, Modlin Center parking lot off Westhampton Way. Faculty and staff lots are available to SPCS student vehicles after 5 p.m. Monday–Friday and on weekends. Review the campus parking map for details.