Graduate School Fair

Richmond Isn’t Too Far from Here!

Thanks for stopping by! We’re pleased to offer programs to William & Mary graduates. As you consider the next step in your academic journey, we hope you’ll consider our professional graduate and post-bachelor’s programs at the University of Richmond.

If you’re looking for a flexible, non-traditional academic program with a traditional campus feel, we’re the right fit for you!

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Take the Next Step with a Master’s Degree

Admission to our master’s degree programs does not require GRE or GMAT test scores. You’ll be asked to submit transcripts from all college coursework along with a personal statement. Some programs have additional admissions requirements.

Tuition is charged by the enrolled semester hour. Scholarships & financial aid are available.
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Add Skills with a Graduate Certificate

We offer graduate certificates that stand alone as professional development opportunities or that can be applied to our master’s degrees in the same field.

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Number of tests required for graduate certificate admission

Apply for fall, spring or summer admission to a graduate program.

Add Skills with Post-Bachelor’s Certificates

Our post-bachelor’s certificates provide add-on skills to your bachelor’s degree, enabling cross-training in an affiliated field. Or prepare yourself for graduate admission into a law or information systems program.

Apply for fall, spring or summer admission to a post-bachelor's certificate program.

Some Answers to FAQs

Are your programs offered online?

The University of Richmond values and is well respected for its in-person instruction. As a result, although some classes may be completed entirely or partially online, programs require in-person participation for some or all of the program of study.

What are your application deadlines?

We admit students into our graduate programs in three academic terms: fall, spring, and summer. Our application deadlines are July 15 for Fall, November 30 for Spring, and April 15 for Summer. Occassionally we extend our application deadlines.

Do you offer housing for grad students?

Our graduate degrees are designed for part-time learners. While you can complete our degrees by studying full time (3 courses per semester), most of our students take 1 or 2 classes each term. As a result, housing is unavailable for our graduate programs.

We're the School of Professional & Continuing Studies at the University of Richmond

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We’re the continuing and professional education unit of the University of Richmond.

The University of Richmond is a private liberal arts school with stellar national reputation and rankings. We share the resources of the University throughout the Richmond community. Our degree programs are accredited by SACSCOC, and our education programs are also approved by CAEP.

We hope you’ll consider the School of Professional & Continuing Studies as your source for professional studies, whether for the joy of learning or to build your skills and advance your career. When you’re ready to take the next step, our graduate and post-bachelor’s programs and classes are ready when you are.

See what we offer, and when you’re ready to take the next step, let us know. Browse and follow links on this page to learn about our master’s degrees and certificates, and complete our inquiry form to request additional information and join our contact list.

We look forward to hearing from you. We work for graduate students.