The University of Richmond School of Law offers merit- and need-based financial assistance to its students.
The School of Law has a total enrollment of 459 full-time students. The class of 2015 includes 56 percent men and 44 percent women; minorities make up 16 percent of the class. The average age of the class is 24, with the youngest student being 20 and the eldest being 43.
- The School of Law’s judicial clerkship placement rate ranks among the highest in the country. The School consistently places 20 percent or more of its graduates into these prestigious positions, compared with the national average of 9-10 percent.
- Nine months after graduation, 91.57 percent of the class of 2011 were employed or seeking advanced degrees.
- The School of Law offers an extensive clinical program. Students work on real cases with real clients and get the kind of practical experience that employers particularly value.
- The School of Law has four student-published journals: The University of Richmond Law Review, Richmond Journal of Law and Technology, Richmond Journal of Law and the Public Interest, and Richmond Journal of Global Law and Business.
Living and Working in Richmond
- Richmond has more courts than any city in the nation outside of Washington, D.C. and Boston and is home to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, the Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, the U.S Tax Court, the Supreme Court of Virginia, the Virginia Court of Appeals, along with the Virginia General Assembly, a Federal Reserve Bank, numerous international law firms, Fortune 500 companies and a dynamic biotech research center.
- The University of Richmond’s beautifully landscaped 350-acre campus is consistently cited as among the most scenic in the nation.