Richmond the American University in London
Company (11-100 employees)
Richmond, The American International University in London is a private, liberal arts and professional studies university established in 1972 in Richmond, London.
We provide you with an education which encourages you to explore a wide range of subjects and programs. It is designed to allow the discovery of the connections between different academic areas such as literature, science, mathematics, writing, business, psychology and sociology. It is a broad based education, an ideal preparation for a range of careers.
Richmond is registered as a charity with the Charities Commission in the United Kingdom and registered in the U.S. as a not-for-profit corporation.
An International Perspective
Living and studying together, our students from over 100 countries are ready for a world where the ability to communicate effectively across national and cultural boundaries is as valuable as traditional academic achievement. A Richmond education offers a global perspective. It examines the patterns of similarities and differences between cultures and provides you with an intercultural focus. It’s challenging and stimulating. It encourages you to form your own opinions.
Degrees Recognised in America plus institutional approval in the United Kingdom by The Open University (OU).
At Richmond you will qualify an American BA or BS degree, and in many cases, simultaneously a UK BA(Honours) or BSc (Honours) degree, qualifications which are immediately recognised and respected by employers and graduate schools worldwide. The Richmond dual degree is possible because Richmond’s degrees have US accreditation (Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools), plus institutional approval in the United Kingdom by The Open University(OU). Richmond has also undergone a successful full institutional review by the UK Quality Assurance Agency (QAA).
The university is split between two campuses, both in the Greater London area: the Richmond campus, located near the crest of Richmond Hill and approximately 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from Richmond station, and the Kensington campus, located at a point equidistant between Kensington High Street and Gloucester Road tube stations. The Richmond campus is the primary residence of undergraduate students, especially freshman who have just enrolled at the university; The school's headquarters and admissions department are also located here. The Kensington campus, is where many of the upper-level undergraduate students reside.