Earn a UR degree on your terms.

Earn a UR degree on your terms.

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Degree programs for working professionals 

At the University of Richmond School of Professional and Continuing Studies, our bachelor’s, master’s and post-bachelor’s degree programs are designed to meet the needs of working professionals, balancing academic rigor with flexibility and value. You’ll attend part time in the evening at a pace that supports your other life commitments.

As an added value (and surprise to many), our tuition ranks among the most competitive in Richmond, starting at just $480* per semester hour. Plus financial aid, scholarships and payment plans are available.

Choose from a variety of degrees in several in-demand career fields plus options in the liberal arts:

  • Education & Teacher Licensure Preparation
  • Human Resources Management
  • Information Systems & Security
  • Liberal Arts
  • Paralegal Studies
  • Public History

Where you earn your degree does make a difference, especially in a competitive job market. But don’t just take our word for it. Listen to what some recent graduates had to say about their experience as adult students at the University of Richmond in the video below. And learn more by completing our simple contact form.

* Tuition based on 2017-18 rates. Books and material costs determined by course. Parking costs $50/year.

Convenient access.

Flexible The University of Richmond combines the resources of a private liberal arts college with the scheduling needs of working professionals. Undergraduate and graduate classes are scheduled in the evenings on campus, located conveniently in Richmond’s near West End with ample parking and all-night library access. Late-night assistance with technology, presentations and writing is also available.

Transfer opportunities.

Transfer Agreements with Reynolds Community College, John Tyler Community College and Richard Bland College ensure undergraduate transfer credit, and we also accept credit from a wide range of regionally accredited higher education institutions. At the master’s level, program chairs may accept up to six semester hours in transfer, depending on the coursework’s currency and applicability.

For less than expected.

Value Our degree programs offer you the personalized attention and small class size of a private university at a price that compares favorably with a public education. Our tuition rates are $480* per undergraduate and $600* per graduate credit hour. Scholarships are available and our degree programs qualify for financial aid.