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Leadership Studies, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Richmond, VA, United States
At Leadership Studies from University of Richmond students use the academic lenses of anthropology, economics, history, literature, philosophy, politics, psychology, and religion to examine the worthwhile topic of leadership and explore fundamental questions about who we are, how we live together, and how we influence the course of history.
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At Leadership Studies from University of Richmond  by combining multidisciplinary investigation with the broad knowledge base of the liberal arts, students learn to see the world through both a wide lens and a focused eye. Classes are often discussion-based and involve an experiential learning component. Among other topics, classes may examine subjects like environmental sustainability, social inequality, healthcare, international relations, and local and national politics.

Graduates with Leadership Studies from University of Richmond will:

  • understand leadership not only as a position but also as a process and a relationship among people, 
  • learn how to examine issues from varied perspectives,
  • seek innovative solutions to problems.
  • think critically
  • communicate effectively

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Leadership and the Humanities 
  • Leadership and the Social Sciences 
  • Justice and Civil Society 
  • Critical Thinking and Methods of Inquiry 
  • Theories and Models of Leadership 
  • Leadership in Organizations 
  • Leadership in Political Contexts 
  • Social Movements 
  • Leadership in Cultural and Historical Contexts 
  • Leadership in International Contexts 
  • The Creation of the American Republic 
  • Leadership and the Common Good 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Candidates for admission must have a high school diploma (or recognized equivalent)
  • Must have completed a minimum of 16 units of secondary school coursework. Minimum requirements include four units in English, three in college preparatory mathematics (including Algebra I, II, and Geometry), and at least two each in history, laboratory science, and a second language (two units of the same language, including American Sign Language). 
  • SAT or ACT Test Requirements
  • Present evidence of academic achievements in the form of a high school transcript, which indicates that they have received, or are in the process of earning, a high school diploma. 
  • International students must present comparable evidence of academic achievement. 
  • English proficiency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    56860 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 56860 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    56860 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 56860 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Richmond

  • 1071 - 1750 USD/month
    Living Costs

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