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Richard Bland College

Overview

At a Glance

School type

Public, 2-year

School Size & Setting

Fringe | Rural

Students-to-Faculty Ratio

37:1

Religious affliation

Not applicable

Mission Statement

Richard Bland College of The College of William and Mary in Virginia was founded in 1960. It is the Junior College of the Commonwealth of Virginia. The College offers a traditional curriculum in the liberal arts and sciences leading to the associate degree and other programs appropriate to a junior college. The curriculum is intended to allow students to acquire junior status after transferring to a four-year college or to pursue expanded career opportunities. The College also recognizes its responsibility to serve the public by providing educational and cultural opportunities for the community at large.

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cost & financial aid

Annual tuition & fees

Undergraduate

In state

$8,160

Out of state

$14,130
Graduate

In state

No information

Out of state

No information

Financial Aid: Undergraduates

Received financial aid
65%
Type of aid % of students receiving aid Average amount
Federal grants 46.0% $5,345
State/local grants 38.0% $2,700
Institutional grants 15.0% $1,702
Loans 42.0% $6,178

Other Estimated Costs

Housing

$12,103 per year

Books & Supplies

$1,200 per year

Personal Expenses

$1,500 per year

Financial aid resources

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Academics

Most Popular Undergraduate majors

  • Physical Sciences, General
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Full List of Majors

Undergraduate Majors X

  • BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
    • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
      • A general program of biology at the introductory, basic level or a program in biology or the biological sciences that is undifferentiated as to title or content. Includes instruction in general biology and programs covering a variety of biological specializations. See other colleges that offer this major
  • BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
    • Business Administration and Management, General
      • A program that generally prepares individuals to plan, organize, direct, and control the functions and processes of a firm or organization. Includes instruction in management theory, human resources management and behavior, accounting and other quantitative methods, purchasing and logistics, organization and production, marketing, and business decision-making. See other colleges that offer this major
  • LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
    • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
      • A program that is a structured combination of the arts, biological and physical sciences, social sciences, and humanities, emphasizing breadth of study. Includes instruction in independently designed, individualized, or regular programs. See other colleges that offer this major
  • MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
    • Mathematics and Computer Science
    • Behavioral Sciences
      • A program with a combined or undifferentiated focus on the social sciences, psychology, and biomedical sciences to study complex problems of human individual and social growth and behavior. See other colleges that offer this major
  • PHYSICAL SCIENCES
    • Physical Sciences, General
      • A program that focuses on the major topics, concepts, processes, and interrelationships of physical phenomena as studied in any combination of physical science disciplines. See other colleges that offer this major
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Admissions

Undergraduate acceptance rate

Acceptance rate
72.17%
  • Apply 2,964
  • Accepted 2,139
  • Attend 947

Application Fee

Undergraduate
$35
Graduate
No information

Undergraduate application requirements

  • High school transcript

    Required
  • High school GPA

    Required
  • Recommendation letter

    Not applicable
  • Admissions test
    (SAT or ACT)

    Not applicable
  • TOEFL
    (international students)

    Required
  • Completion of college
    prep program

    Not applicable
  • Demonstration of
    competencies

    Not applicable
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Student Life

Student Demographics

Female Students
59%
Male Students
41%

Student Ethnicities
  1. Caucasian47.08%
  2. Black19.48%
  3. Asian13.75%
  4. Not Specified6.89%
  5. Two Or More Ethnicities6.47%
  6. Hispanic/Latino5.73%
  7. American Indian/Alaska Native0.6%

Student body breakdown

Total students enrolled

2,655

Undergraduate students

2,655

Full Time Students
46%
Part Time Students
54%

Student services

  • Meal plan
  • Counseling services
  • Remedial services
  • Work-study
  • Placement services
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening classes
  • On-campus day care for student's children

Top five largest sports teams

Male sports:
  • Football
  • Baseball
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Volleyball
Female sports:
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Field Hockey
  • Lacrosse
  • Swimming
Full List of Athletics

Full List of Athletics X

    • Male

    • Football
    • Baseball
    • Lacrosse
    • Soccer
    • Volleyball
    • Basketball
    • Swimming
    • Golf
    • Tennis
    • Female

    • Soccer
    • Softball
    • Field Hockey
    • Lacrosse
    • Swimming
    • Volleyball
    • Basketball
    • Tennis
    • Golf
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