UR Earns Princeton Review's Top Spot for 'Most Beautiful Campus', Top 10 for Classroom Experience and Career Services

August 18, 2020

UNIVERSITY OF RICHMOND ─ The Princeton Review has recognized the University of Richmond as #1 for “Most Beautiful Campus” in its 2021 edition of its college guide, “The Best 386 Colleges.” UR received additional high marks on the following lists:

#4 Best-Run Colleges

#6 Best Career Services

#6 Best Schools for Internships

#7 Best Athletic Facilities

#9 Best Classroom Experience

#9 Best Quality of Life

#11 Best College Library

#11 Best Counseling Services

#12 Their Students Love These Colleges

#13 Most Popular Study Abroad Program

#14 Best Campus Food

#14 Happiest Students

#15 Most Accessible Professors

#19 Professors Get High Marks

The Princeton Review notes, “Students praise the University of Richmond’s unparalleled resources, particularly the high number of research, internship, and study abroad opportunities available.” 

Students said that UR combines the resources of a major research institution, the breadth of development of a liberal arts education, and amplifying effect of out-of-classroom opportunities, delivering an undergraduate experience that is both unique to every student and universally top notch.

Students also said --

  • “My professors showed me how to love to learn again.”
  • “The entire University of Richmond staff treats everyone like an individual and not just another student circling through the system.”
  • “The schoolwork is difficult, but manageable.”
  • “Richmond is incredibly generous with not only need-based but merit-based aid, which is unusual for liberal arts colleges of a similar caliber.”

Learn more about UR’s rankings on the Princeton Review’s website.