Richland Community College
- Welcome to Richland Community College! We are dedicated to helping you achieve your academic, personal, and overall education goals.
- The mission of Richland Community College is to provide innovative educational environments, opportunities, and experiences that enable individuals, communities, and the region to grow, thrive, and prosper.
- Enrollment: 2,846 students
- In-state tuition: $5,835
- Out-state tuition: $26,700
- Student:teacher ratio: 13:1
- Minority enrollment: 25%
- Source: Verified school update
Tuition and Acceptance Rate
Alpha Delta Nu, Black Student Association, Delta Alpha Pi, H.O.P.E. Club (Helping Out People Everywhere), Intervarsity Christian Fellowship, Media Club/Communicatur, Nursing Club, P.R.I.D.E. (People Respecting Individual Differences in Everyone), Phi Theta Kappa, Student Government Association (SGA), Student Leaders in the Community (SLIC), Surgical Technology Club, X-Ray Vision Club
- Richland Community College, founded in 1971, is a comprehensive community college offering transfer/baccalaureate, technical, continuing education, and community service programs. The College has an "Open Door" policy, which allows anyone within the District that could benefit from higher education to be admitted to the College. The purpose of a comprehensive community college is to serve all who then can serve to build a better society. Richland serves residents of Macon County and parts of Christian, DeWitt, Logan, Moultrie, Piatt, Sangamon, and Shelby Counties. Approximately 6,600 students are served annually at the main campus in Decatur, the Clinton Higher Learning Center, the Fairview Park Plaza Center, and other locations throughout the District. Richland offers several transfer/baccalaureate associate degrees, including Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, Associate of Fine Arts, and Associate of Engineering Science. Over 30 areas of concentration (majors) are available for students. Students can transfer their credits to a four-year college or university. The Career and Technical Education (CTE) Programs are designed to prepare students to move directly into the workforce with specific skills. Students can earn Basic Certificates, Advanced Certificates or Associate in Applied Science Degrees in over 40 different career areas. Customized training is available through the Continuing and Professional Education Division. Students can select from a broad scope of programs designed to meet all types of needs including computer, basic skills, customer services, technical training, occupational safety training, commercial truck drivers, and management training.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does Richland Community College cost?
Richland Community College's tuition is approximately $5,835 for In-State students and $26,700 for Out-State students.