Richmond, University of

Richmond, University of

      private, coeducational institution of higher learning in Richmond, Virginia, U.S. It is affiliated with the Baptist General Association of Virginia. The university includes the School of Arts and Sciences, the E. Claiborne Robins School of Business, the Jepson School of Leadership Studies, the T.C. Williams School of Law, and the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. The graduate and business schools offer a selection of master's degree programs, and the law school offers a doctorate in jurisprudence. Total enrollment is approximately 3,500.

      The university was founded in 1830 as Richmond College. It was forced to close during the American Civil War but reopened soon after the end of hostilities. The law school was founded in 1870. Women were first admitted to the college in 1898 and the school was elevated to university status in 1920. The Jepson School of Leadership Studies, the first such school in the United States, opened in 1989.

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