Richard Bland College

School Highlights

Richard Bland College serves 2,475 students (34% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to the state average of 50%.

Top Placements

Richard Bland College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Virginia for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Richard Bland College(VA) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty45 staff51 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Richard Bland College has grown by 62% over five years.
The Richard Bland College diversity score of 0.68 is equal to the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 27% over five years.
Total Enrollment2,475 students1,072 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio55:131:1
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# Full-Time Students842 students741 students
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# Part-Time Students1,633 students1,220 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
47712
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
11%
6%
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% Hispanic
5%
10%
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% Black
23%
22%
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% White
50%
50%
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% Two or more races
4%
4%
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% Non Resident races
4%
4%
% Unknown races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score0.680.68
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College Completion Rate
28%
34%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$35,400$29,400
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Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $5,058 is more than the state average of $3,736. The in-state tuition has declined by 7% 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 stayed relatively flat 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 Aid80%80%
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Median Debt for Graduates$11,000$11,250
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$5,500
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Acceptance Rate58%72%
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SAT Math425425
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SAT Writing440440
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Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Richard Bland College is John Tyler Community College (13.0 miles away).
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Did You Know?
For Virginia public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,736 per year for in-state students and $8,977 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,477 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Virginia is 72%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Virginia community colleges have a diversity score of 0.68, which is lower than the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in Virginia is Northern Virginia Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.