Richland College

School Highlights

Richland College serves 18,915 students (24% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 61%.

Top Placements

Richland College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Texas for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 338 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Richland College(TX) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate of Arts CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty338 staff76 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Richland College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The Richland College diversity score of 0.77 is more than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment18,915 students3,921 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio56:135:1
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# Full-Time Students4,501 students1,055 students
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# Part-Time Students14,414 students2,866 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
15%
4%
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% Hispanic
31%
37%
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% Black
20%
13%
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% White
26%
39%
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% Two or more races
1%
2%
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% Non Resident races
1%
2%
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% Unknown races
5%
3%
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Diversity Score0.770.69
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College Completion Rate
12%
21%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$39,200$33,800
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Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $2,664 is less than the state average of $4,026. The in-state tuition has grown by 16% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $4,176 is less than the state average of $6,207. The out-state tuition has grown by 15% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$2,664$4,026
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Out-State Tuition Fees$4,176$6,207
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Tuition Notes2015-2016 Estimated
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid59%83%
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Median Debt for Graduates (Year 2010)$6,000$8,599
Median Debt for Dropouts$4,596$4,596
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Acceptance Rate100%75%
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Sports

Total Sports Offered5 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Soccer, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseball, Basketball,
Soccer, Volleyball,
Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Ambassador or Student Government, Campus Activities Board

Arts and Music Programs:
Choir

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Intramurals
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Richland College was established in 1972. It is one of seven campuses in the Dallas County Community College District. For more than 30 years, Richland College of the Dallas County Community Colleges has focused on teaching, learning and community building. Richland helps students build their future through courses that can be applied to the first two years of a baccalaureate degree, one- or two-year certificates in a number of career fields, and training in the latest technology for students who want to advance in their current careers. The student body of more than 14,000 college credit students and about 5,000 continuing education students at Richland is internationally and ethnically diverse, speaking more than 79 first languages. The college is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges & Schools to award the Associate of Arts degree, Associate of Sciences degree and the Associate of Applied Science degree.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Richland College is Vista College-Online (3.3 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Vista College-Online
    Private, for profit
    529 students | 3.30 Mi300 N. Coit Road, Suite 300
    Richardson TX  75080
    (972) 733-3431
    3.30529
  • 822 students | 6.00 Mi1800 Eastgate Dr
    Garland TX  75041
    (972) 686-7878
    6.00822
  • Everest College-Dallas
    Private, for profit
    712 students | 6.30 Mi6080 North Central Expressway
    Dallas TX  75206
    (214) 234-4850
    6.30712
  • 12,403 students | 7.10 Mi3939 Valley View Ln
    Dallas TX  75244
    (972) 860-4700
    7.1012,403
  • 909 students | 8.30 Mi11830 Webb Chapel Road
    Dallas TX  75234
    (214) 647-8500
    8.30909
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Did You Know?
For Texas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,026 per year for in-state students and $6,207 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,730 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Texas is 74%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Texas community colleges have a diversity score of 0.69, which is higher than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Texas is Houston Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.