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Richmond University

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Quick facts:

  • Earn a double degree UK/USA
  • Spend one or two semesters in the USA
  • Located in a beautiful neighborhood in London

For many students, choosing between the UK and the USA is a tough decision to make. Study Experience has created a partnership with Richmond University, a truly international university which delivers USA accredited diplomas in London. The best of both worlds!

An introduction to Richmond University

A short film introduction Richmond the American International University in London

An American University in London

Created in 1972, Richmond University (RU) started as Richmond College. Today the university offers programs accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools (or CHEMSACS) and by the Open University in London. Students graduating from Richmond University have strong international mobility opportunities both in Europe and in the USA.


International Studies at Richmond University

RU offers undergraduate and postgraduate degree programs. The school is known for its programs in commerce, international relations, marketing, management, economics, and finance. The school’s main goal is to prepare its students to the challenges of a globalized world, through both theoretical and pragmatic teachings and assignments, according to an American way of teaching.


Live on an American campus in London

The university has two campuses, one in Richmond Hill and one in Kensington. Both offer student housing solutions in which all first year students are guaranteed a place. They include a gym, a cafeteria, Wi-Fi, and lounges. The school also has many societies organizing social, cultural and sports activities.


Join Richmond University

Applications and admissions to Richmond University are made through UCAS. Study Experience is a specialist in supporting and helping international students through the UCAS application process.

Deadline for applications is usually on January 15th of each year for entry in September. Complete applications must include: a CV, a translated Baccalaureate transcript, IELTS results, and a personal statement. The Study Experience team assists students in the writing of their personal statement and directs them towards the most relevant IELTS preparation program according to their level and needs.


Richmond University is the perfect combo between the British and the American higher education systems. For more information on programs and admission requirements, please contact a member of the Study Experience team. We would love to help !

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