School Highlights

Richard Bland College serves 2,218 students (38% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the state community college average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 2,218 students
  • In-state tuition: $5,058
  • Out-state tuition: $15,016
  • Acceptance Rate: 71%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 15:1
  • Minority enrollment: 56%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Richard Bland College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

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School Overview

The teacher population of 151 teachers has grown by 235% over five years.
Richard Bland College
(VA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
151 staff
129 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Richard Bland College has declined by 10% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
The Richard Bland College diversity score of 0.69 is more than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,218 students
2,050 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
17:1
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# Full-Time Students
843 students
843 students
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# Part-Time Students
1,375 students
1,243 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
124 students
232 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
843 students
802 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
169 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
1,375 students
1,243 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
20 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
476 students
476 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
n/a
n/a
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% Asian
3%
7%
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% Hispanic
4%
12%
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% Black
33%
21%
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% White
44%
52%
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% Two or more races
5%
4%
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% Non Resident races
8%
2%
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% Unknown races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.69
0.66
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
3.21%
2.29%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
0.19%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$35,400
$29,600
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $5,058 is more than the state average of $3,736. The in-state tuition has declined by 35% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $15,016 is more than the state average of $8,977. The out-state tuition has declined by 30% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$5,058
$3,736
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$15,016
$8,977
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
88%
85%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$12,000
$11,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$5,500
$5,500
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Acceptance Rate
71%
71%
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SAT Math
425
425
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SAT Writing
440
440
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Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Richard Bland College cost?

Richard Bland College's tuition is approximately $5,058 for In-State students and $15,016 for Out-State students.

What is the acceptance rate of Richard Bland College?

The acceptance rate of Richard Bland College is 71%, which is equal to the state average of 71%.

What is Richard Bland College's ranking?

Richard Bland College ranks among the top 20% of community college in Virginia for: Diversity in US community colleges.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 2,218 students
  • In-state tuition: $5,058
  • Out-state tuition: $15,016
  • Acceptance Rate: 71%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 15:1
  • Minority enrollment: 56%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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