Richard Bland College of the College of William and Mary

Tel: (804)862-6100
School Highlights
  • Richard Bland College of the College of William and Mary serves 1,525 students
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 34:1 is lower than the state community college average of 37:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 43%.
  • Richard Bland College of the College of William and Mary is the only community colleges within Petersburg City County, VA.
  • The nearest community college is John Tyler Community College (13.00 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(VA) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty45 staff45 staff
Richard Bland College of the College of William and Mary Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 1,525 has declined by 5% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 34:1 has increased from 24:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.53 is less than the state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment1,525 students1,577 students
Richard Bland College of the College of William and Mary Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio34:137:1
Richard Bland College of the College of William and Mary Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students-717 students
Richard Bland College of the College of William and Mary Full-Time Students (2007-2013)
# Part-Time Students-860 students
Richard Bland College of the College of William and Mary Part-Time Students (2007-2013)
Total Dormitory Capacity
34012
Richard Bland College of the College of William and Mary Dormitory Capacity (2014-2016)
% American Indian/Alaskan
--
Richard Bland College of the College of William and Mary American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2010)
% Asian
2%
6%
Richard Bland College of the College of William and Mary Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
2%
8%
Richard Bland College of the College of William and Mary Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
28%
22%
Richard Bland College of the College of William and Mary Black (2007-2016)
% White
62%
57%
Richard Bland College of the College of William and Mary White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
3%
2%
Richard Bland College of the College of William and Mary More (2011-2016)
% Unknown races
3%
3%
Richard Bland College of the College of William and Mary Ethnicity Breakdown VA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.0.530.62
Richard Bland College of the College of William and Mary Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
30%
30%
Richard Bland College of the College of William and Mary Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$35,400$29,600
Richard Bland College of the College of William and Mary Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $5,058 is more than the state average of $4,711. The in-state tuition has grown by 45% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $15,016 is more than the state average of $10,146. The out-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$5,058$4,711
Richard Bland College of the College of William and Mary In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$15,016$10,146
Richard Bland College of the College of William and Mary Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid78%78%
Richard Bland College of the College of William and Mary % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$10,869$11,000
Richard Bland College of the College of William and Mary Median debt for students who have completed (2010-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$5,500
Richard Bland College of the College of William and Mary Median debt for students who have not completed (2009-2015)
Acceptance Rate53%84%
Richard Bland College of the College of William and Mary Percent Admitted (2008-2016)
SAT Total Avg.865-
SAT Math425-
Richard Bland College of the College of William and Mary SAT Math (2009-2010)
SAT Writing440-
Richard Bland College of the College of William and Mary SAT Writing (2009-2010)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Virginia public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,711 per year for in-state students and $10,146 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,996 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Virginia is 80%. 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 0.62, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Virginia is Northern Virginia Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.