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


Eastern Kentucky University
Virginia Commonwealth University


Medium Schools


J Sargeant Reynolds Community College


Small Schools


Bethany Theological Seminary
Earlham College
Indiana University-East
Bon Secours Memorial College of Nursing
Bon Secours St Mary's Hospital School of Medical Imaging
Union Presbyterian Seminary
Virginia Union University
PJ's College of Cosmetology-Richmond
Fortis College-Richmond
Centura College-Richmond Main
ITT Technical Institute-Richmond
Centura College-Richmond Westend
Empire Beauty School-Richmond
Institute of Advanced Medical Esthetics
Virginia College-Richmond



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