Richard Bland College of the College of William and Mary

Tel: (804)862-6100
1,425 students
Public institution
School Highlights:
Richard Bland College of the College of William and Mary serves 1,425 students (63% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 32:1 is higher than the community college average of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 40%.
Richard Bland College of the College of William and Mary is the only community colleges within Dinwiddie County, VA.
The nearest community college is John Tyler Community College (12.9 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 45 teachers has declined by 33% over five years.
Richard Bland College of the College of William and Mary Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 45 staff
60 staff
Richard Bland College of the College of William and Mary Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 1,425 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 32:1 has increased from 24:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 1.00 is more than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 127% over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,425 students
1,266 students
Richard Bland College of the College of William and Mary Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 32:1
21:1
Richard Bland College of the College of William and Mary student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
897 students
810 students
Richard Bland College of the College of William and Mary Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 528 students
1,017 students
Richard Bland College of the College of William and Mary Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Richard Bland College of the College of William and Mary sch enrollment Richard Bland College of the College of William and Mary sta enrollment
% Asian
2%
2%
Richard Bland College of the College of William and Mary Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
2%
7%
Richard Bland College of the College of William and Mary Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
32%
12%
Richard Bland College of the College of William and Mary Black (2006-2013)
% White
57%
57%
Richard Bland College of the College of William and Mary White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
4%
2%
Richard Bland College of the College of William and Mary More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
3%
3%
Richard Bland College of the College of William and Mary sch ethnicity Richard Bland College of the College of William and Mary 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. 1.00 0.53
Richard Bland College of the College of William and Mary Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,020 is less than the state average of $5,740. The in-state tuition has grown by 22% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $13,858 is more than the state average of $10,260. The out-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,020 $5,740
Richard Bland College of the College of William and Mary In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $13,858 $10,260
Richard Bland College of the College of William and Mary Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Total Dormitory Capacity 252 255
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 78%
89%
Richard Bland College of the College of William and Mary % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Percent Admitted 56%
78%
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Richard Bland College of William & Mary is a selective, residential, two-year College that provides a rich learning experience at a reasonable cost for students preparing for transfer to highly ranked colleges and universities. Richard Bland students rate our professors among the best in the region, yet tuition and fees are among the lowest. The academically rigorous programs are grounded in the liberal arts tradition of one of America’s oldest and most prestigious public universities, The College of William & Mary. The College boasts NJCAA intercollegiate athletics, signature programs, and a small and diverse student population of 1,500 on a picturesque 750-acre campus located just outside historic Petersburg, Virginia, two hours south of Washington, D.C. and a short drive from Williamsburg and Virginia Beach. For more information, visit RBC.edu.

Nearby Schools:

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Chester John Tyler Community College
    Public
    13101 Jefferson Davis Hwy
    Chester, VA 23831
    (804)796-4000
    12.9  Mi  |  10116  students
  • North Chesterfield Bryant & Stratton College-Richmond
    Private for-profit
    8141 Hull St Rd
    North Chesterfield, VA 23235
    (804)745-2444
    22.4  Mi  |  1010  students
  • Richmond Centura College-Richmond Main
    Private for-profit
    7914 Midlothian Turnpike
    Richmond, VA 23235
    (804)330-0111
    24.9  Mi  |  229  students
  • Richmond ITT Technical Institute-Richmond
    Private for-profit
    300 Gateway Centre Pky
    Richmond, VA 23235
    (804)330-4992
    25.2  Mi  |  637  students
  • Richmond MedSpa Careers Institute
    Private for-profit
    800 Moorefield Park Drive
    Richmond, VA 23236
    (804)521-0400
    25.8  Mi  |  10  students

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The average community college acceptance rate in Virginia is 82%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Virginia community colleges have a 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. of 0.59, which is higher than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Virginia is Northern Virginia Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.