Richland College

12800 Abrams Rd., Dallas
TX, 75243-2199
Tel: (972)238-6100
19,552 students
Public institution

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Richland College identifies and meets the educational needs, primarily of adults, in our principal geographic service area of northeast Dallas, Richardson, and Garland, Texas.
School Highlights:
Richland College serves 19,552 students (25% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 57%.
Richland College is one of 21 community colleges within Dallas County, TX.
The nearest community college is Brookhaven College (6.7 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Richland College Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 19,552 teachers has grown by 28% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 73:1 has increased from 54:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.75 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 7% over five years.
Total Enrollment
19,552 students
1,287 students
Richland College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
4,905 students
832 students
Richland College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 14,647 students
1,021 students
Richland College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Richland College sch enrollment Richland College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
Richland College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
Richland College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
Richland College Black (2006-2012)
% White
Richland College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
Richland College More (2011-2012)
Richland College sch ethnicity Richland College sta ethnicity
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.75 0.45
Richland College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,490 is less than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $3,960 is less than the state average of $10,072. The out-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,490 $5,940
Richland College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $3,960 $10,072
Richland College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Richland College was established in 1972. It is one of seven campuses in the Dallas County Community College District. For more than 30 years, Richland College of the Dallas County Community Colleges has focused on teaching, learning and community building. Richland helps students build their future through courses that can be applied to the first two years of a baccalaureate degree, one- or two-year certificates in a number of career fields, and training in the latest technology for students who want to advance in their current careers. The student body of more than 14,000 college credit students and about 5,000 continuing education students at Richland is internationally and ethnically diverse, speaking more than 79 first languages. The college is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges & Schools to award the Associate of Arts degree, Associate of Sciences degree and the Associate of Applied Science degree.

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