Richmond Colleges & Universities

Richmond Colleges and Universities

If you're looking for a college town seeped in culture and history, look no further. Richmond, Virginia blends past and present as a thoroughly modern city with historic ties to the first colonial settlers. As the capital of Virginia and conveniently located near Washington, D.C., Richmond has historic neighborhoods and landmarks as well as numerous museums that document much of the city's past. Richmond is also a cultural hotspot with theater, ballet companies, and music for fans of jazz, opera, and the symphony.

Richmond has several higher education institutions including Virginia Commonwealth University, University of Richmond, Virginia Union University, and many other colleges and technical training centers. Students at one of Richmond's colleges and universities looking for activities can select from numerous collegiate athletic events and professional sports like baseball, soccer, ice hockey, or NASCAR. From an educational standpoint, Richmond colleges and universities offer an array of academic and professional programs to help students enter their career fields successfully.



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Large Schools


Virginia Commonwealth University


Medium Schools


J Sargeant Reynolds Community College


Small Schools


Medical Careers College
Bryant and Stratton College-Richmond
Bon Secours Memorial School of Nursing
University of Richmond
Union Theological Seminary & Presbyterian School of Christian Education
Virginia Union University
ECPI Technical College
Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond
Virginia Career Institute Richmond
Beta Tech
ITT Technical Institute-Richmond
Richmond School of Health and Technology
Beta Tech Richmond
University of Phoenix-Richmond Campus
Empire Beauty School-Richmond



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