Richard Bland College

School Highlights

Richard Bland College serves 2,375 students (36% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the state community college average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 49%.

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

The teacher population of 151 teachers has grown by 122% over five years.
Richard Bland College(VA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Transfer-High TraditionalAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty151 staff129 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Richard Bland College has grown by 55% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 34:1 over five years.
The Richard Bland College diversity score of 0.70 is more than the state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment2,375 students2,199 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
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# Full-Time Students857 students914 students
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# Part-Time Students1,518 students1,285 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
476 students476 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
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% Asian
16%
7%
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% Hispanic
6%
12%
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% Black
25%
21%
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% White
46%
51%
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% Two or more races
2%
5%
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% Non Resident races
2%
1%
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% Unknown races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score0.700.67
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College Completion Rate
32%
33%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$35,400$29,600
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Tuition Cost 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 29% 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 23% 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 Aid82%84%
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Median Debt for Graduates$12,000$11,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$5,500
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Acceptance Rate50%64%
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SAT Math425425
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SAT Writing440440
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Source: 2020 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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