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International Residential College

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Welcome to the IRC at UVA!

The International Residential College (IRC) is a vibrant, enriching, residential and academic community for undergraduate students, both domestic (60%) and foreign (40%). It is the largest residential college at U.Va. with over 300 students who interact with world-class Faculty Fellows and US Ambassadors, take trips to explore the Charlottesville area,  and host a wide variety of cultural and social events.

If you are interested in living in the IRC, don't hesitate to get to know us. We'd love to have you join our community and be a part of our home!

Upcoming Events



Mindfulness Practices - INST 2500



Petite Dejeuner



Darjeeling Tea

IRC housing is centrally located on Grounds where you will be surrounded by a diverse community from all over the state of Virginia, all over the U.S. and all over the world!

  • 60% Domestic Students from 25 States
  • 40% International Student from 32 Nations
  • 300+ undergraduates

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Apply to live in one of the IRC Dorms!