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Richard Bland College

South Prince George, VA

At A Glance

Main Address

11301 Johnson Rd

South Prince George, VA 23805-7100

https://www.rbc.edu/

Admission Office

11301 Johnson Road

South Prince George, VA 23805-7100

(804) 862-6249

Fax : (804) 862-6490

apply@rbc.edu

Contact : Ryan Chrisholm

Director of Admissions

Type of School

Small

Public

junior college

liberal arts college

2-year school

Coed

Regionally Accredited

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

College Board Member

College Board Code: 5574

Quick Facts

Regular Application Deadline : August 24

Total undergraduates : 2,375

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : 446

In-State Tuition : $8,100.00

Out-of-State Tuition : $13,890.00

School Calendar

Semester

Degrees Available

Certificate

Associate

Setting

Small City (50-250k)

Rural

Commuter campus

Deadlines

Admission

Regular application due: Aug 24

Priority application due : --

College will notify student of admission : --

Student must reply to acceptance by : May 1 (or within 2 week(s) if notified after May 1st)

Housing deposit due : May 31

Tests

SAT Reasoning/ACT Score report due : Aug 15

SAT subject score report due : Aug 15

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Application due : --

Financial Aid Priority Application due : Mar 1

College will notify student : --

Student must reply : --

Transfer Students

Transfer Application closing date : --

College will notify student of transfer decision by : --

Transfer priority application date : --

Transfer student must reply : --

Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms : --

Transfer priority financial aid deadline : --

College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about : --

Student must reply to financial aid decision by : --

International Students

Fall application due : Aug 24

Major and Learning Environment

Learning Environment

Calendar type : Semester

Degrees Offered in : Certificate, Associate degrees

Accreditation and Associations

Regionally Accredited

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

College Board Member

Most Popular Majors

Associates
Liberal Arts : 100.0%

All Majors

Levels at which colleges offer undergraduate majors are designated by these letters :

A = Associate degree, B = Bachelor's degree, C = Certificate degree, D = Doctor degree, M = Master degree

Liberal Arts & Sciences, Gen Studies & Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies A

Learning outside the classroom

Many colleges offer special programs like the opportunity to study abroad or participate in internships to get on-the-job training. Nearly all colleges provide extra academic help or tutoring to students who need it.

Special Study Options

Double Major

Independent Study

Teacher Certification

Dual Enrollment of High School Students

Honors Program

Extended Class Availability

Distance Learning

Computer Services

225 Public computers, available in: Libraries, Student Center, Dorms

Dorms wired for access to campus-wide network

Dorms wired for high speed internet connections

Wireless network available

Computer repair service available on campus

Campus Life

Campus General Information

Size : Small

Unique Facilities : pecan grove, water garden, nature trails, and historic properties.

Geographic Location : 3 miles from Petersburg, 25 miles from Richmond.

Small City

Rural

Commuter Campus

Total undergraduates : 2,375

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : 446

Degree-seeking undergrads : 890

Graduate enrollment : --

Student General Information

Part Time students : 10.0%

Percentage of males : 41.0%

Percentage of females : 59.0%

Race/Ethnicity

Two or more races : 5.0%

Black African American : 47.0%

Asian : 2.0%

Hispanic/Latino : 6.0%

Race Ethnicity Unknown : 1.0%

White : 34.0%

Non-Resident Alien : 6.0%

Other Activities & Organizations

Other Activities & Organizations : Each Richard Bland College student is honor bound to refrain from stealing, lying, and cheating. Richard Bland College students commit themselves to producing academic work of integrity that adheres to accurate attribution of sources, appropriate use of data, and acknowledgment of the contributions of others. Cheating on exams, tests, or quizzes; plagiarizing the ideas or language of others; and any other form of dishonesty (including, but not limited to, lying, falsifying documents, or failing to disclose knowledge of an Honor Code violation) constitute violations of the Honor Code.

Housing Options

Men's Housing

Women's Housing

Theme Housing

Coed Housing

Additional Housing Options

Housing deposit : $150.00

Housing deposit due : May 31

Housing deposit is refundable in full if student does not enroll.

Car is allowed for freshman

Pet is not allowed in the Dorm

General Athletics

Team Name : Statesmen

Sport Member : NJCAA

Sport's Levels Available

Intercollegiate

Scholarship

Counseling And Wellness

Financial aid counseling

Career counseling

Economically disadvantaged students services

Personal counseling

Additional Programs for Students with Disabilities

Partial services for students with learning disabilities

Services and/or facilities for speech or communications disorders

Wheelchair Accessibility

Services and/or facilities for hearing impaired

Services and/or facilities for visually impaired

Academic Support Programs

Remedial instruction

Tutoring

Writing center

Reduced course load

Study skills assistance

Learning center

Activities

Y indicates available and N indicates not available

Activity Name

Available on Campus

Campus Ministries

Y

Choral Groups

Y

Concert Band

N

Dance Activity

N

Drama/Theater

N

Film Society

N

Fraternities

N

Government or Political Activity

Y

International Student Organization

Y

Jazz Band

N

Literary Magazine

N

Marching Band

N

Model United Nations

N

Music Ensembles

N

Musical Theater

N

Opera

N

Pep Band

N

Radio Station

N

Sororities

N

Student Newspaper

N

Symphony Orchestra

N

Television Station

N

Yearbook

N

Sports

Sport Name

Levels Available

Basketball

Men's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Soccer

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Women's Scholarship

Softball

Women's Intercollegiate

Women's Scholarship

Volleyball

Women's Scholarship

Applying

General Applying Information

Application Fee: $50.00

Application fee notes: Paper/Online

Application Fee Waiver Available: Yes

Total applicants : 2,001

Admitted : 1,181

Enrolled : 451

Somewhat selective 59.0% of applicants admitted

Applied early admission : --

Admitted early admission : --

Applied early action : --

Admitted early action : --



Admission stats are based on first-time, degree seeking freshmen from Fall 2016 and Fall 2017.

Very Important

Academic GPA

Rigor of secondary school record

Important

Interview

Level of Applicant's Interest

Recommendations

Volunteer Work

Considered

Alumni Relation

Application Essay

Character/Personal Qualities

Class Rank

Extracurricular Activities

First generation college student

Standardized Test Scores

Talent/Ability

Work Experience

Test Policies for Admission Decisions

Considered if submitted: ACT

Considered if submitted: SAT

Recommended: SAT or ACT

Considered if submitted: SAT Subject Tests

Test Policies for placement

SAT Reasoning Test

AP

CLEP

Institution's own exam

SAT score use policy

Highest Section Scores Across Test Dates

Additional requirements for home-schooled students

Special requirements for home-schooled applicants:

(in addition to any polices listed)

Transcript/record of courses and grades

Other Test Policies

Information not supplied by college

A note from the college

Academic record is the most important. A letter of recommendation, extracurricular activities and test scores are also considered. A minimum 2.5 GPA is preferred.

GPAs of incoming freshmen

3.5 - 3.74 : 10.0%

3.25 - 3.49 : 12.0%

3.00 - 3.24 : 14.0%

2.50 - 2.99 : 25.0%

2.00 - 2.49 : 30.0%

1.00 - 1.99 : 2.0%

Advanced Placement Program (AP) Information

Offers credit for AP Exams : Yes

Offers placement into higher-level courses for AP Exams : Yes

Offers sophomore standing for qualifying AP scores : Yes

From the college: Credit awarded based on ACE recommendations. Hours accepted are not used in computing a students GPA.

High school Coursework

High School diploma required, GED accepted

Course Name

Required

Recommended

History

2

0

English

4

0

Math

3

0

Science

2

0

Foreign Language

0

2

TEST Scores

Percent who submitted SAT scores : -- and Percent who submitted ACT scores : --

Test Subjects

Middle 50% of First-Year Students

SAT Math

*

SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing

*

ACT Composite

*


* The college did not report these requirements or does not have specific requirements.


AP & Admission Policy

Exam

Min Score Required

Number of Credits

Equivalent Course(s)

Applicable Program

Art History

3

3

Art 201

All

4

6

Art 201/202

All

Biology

3

4

BIO 101/101L

All

5

8

BIO 101/102 & 101L/102L

All

Calculus AB

3

4

MATH 251

All

Calculus BC

3

4

MATH 251

All

4

8

MATH 251/252

All

Chemistry

3

4

CHEM 101/101L

All

5

8

CHEM 101/102 & 101L/102L

All

Comparative Government and Politics

3

3

GOVT 203

All

Computer Science A

3

3

CSCI 202

All

5

6

CSCI 202/203

All

English Language and Composition

3

3

ENGL 101

All

English Literature and Composition

3

3

ENGL 102

All

European History

3

3

HIST 101

All

5

6

HIST 101/102

All

French Language and Culture

3

3

FREN 201

All

5

6

FREN 201/202

All

Human Geography

3

3

GEO 103

All

Macroeconomics

3

3

ECON 201

All

Microeconomics

3

3

ECON 202

All

Physics B

3

8

PHYS 101/102

All

Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism

3

4

PHYS 202

All

Physics C: Mechanics

3

4

PHYS 201

All

Psychology

3

3

PSYCH 201

All

5

6

PSYCH 202

All

Spanish Language and Culture

3

3

SPAN 201

All

5

6

SPAN 201/202

All

Statistics

3

3

MATH 217

All

United States Government and Politics

3

3

GOVT 201

All

United States History

3

3

HIST 201

All

5

6

HIST 201/202

All

College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)

Exam

Minimum Grade for Credit

Credit Hours Awarded

American Government

47

--

American Literature

46

--

Biology

46

--

Chemistry

47

--

College Algebra

45

--

English Literature

46

--

French I

41

--

French II

53

--

German I

40

--

German II

48

--

History of United States I

46

--

History of United States II

46

--

Human Growth and Development

45

--

Information Systems and Computer Applications

47

--

Introductory Business Law

51

--

Introductory Psychology

47

--

Introductory Sociology

47

--

Principles of Macroeconomics

48

--

Principles of Management

47

--

Principles of Marketing

48

--

Principles of Microeconomics

47

--

Spanish I

41

--

Western Civilization I

50

--

Western Civilization II

50

--

Paying

Financial Aid Distribution & Stats

Financial Aid Deadlines

Financial Aid Priority Deadline : Mar 1

Contact Information

Financial aid contact name : Lisa Johnson

Financial aid office phone : (804) 862-6260

Financial Aid Forms

Domestic first-year financial aid applicants must submit the following forms, if applicable:

FAFSA

Part-Time Costs

Cost per credit hour (in-state): $270.00

Cost per credit hour (out-of-state): $463.00

Note: These costs are tuition fees only. In some cases, fees and other expenses can be additional.

Financial Aid Policies

This school practices need-blind admissions.

Scholarship Opportunities

Presidential / Honor's Scholarships: average $1,000; for first-time full-time students based on a minimum 3.5 high school GPA or continuing full-time students based on a minimum 3.25 college GPA.

Need-based financial aid determined by

Academics

Athletics

State/District Residency

Non need-based financial aid determined by

Academics

Athletics

Tuition payment plans

Credit card payment

Installment payment

Annual College Costs

Cost Category

On Campus

Off Campus

At Home

In-state tuition and fees:

$8,100.00

$8,100.00

$8,100.00

Out-of-state tuition and fees:

$13,890.00

$13,890.00

$13,890.00

Room and board:

$10,039.00

$6,039.00

$5,020.00

Books and supplies:

$1,200.00

$1,200.00

$1,200.00

Estimated personal expenses:

$1,000.00

$1,000.00

$1,000.00

Transportation expenses:

$800.00

$2,000.00

$2,000.00

Estimated Total In-state:

$21,139.00

$18,339.00

$17,320.00

Estimated Total Out-of-state:

$26,929.00

$24,129.00

$23,110.00

The prices listed above are probably not what you and your family will pay. Most college students receive financial aid, which reduces the amount the family actually pays. For U.S. colleges, use the college's net price calculator to get the best estimate of what your family will pay.


Athletic Scholarship Opportunities

Sport

Male

Female

Basketball

Available

Soccer

Available

Available

Softball

Available

Volleyball

Available

For Transfer Students

Credit Information

Minimum number of credits: --

Minimum college GPA (on a 4.0 scale): 2

Lowest grade earned for course that may be transferred for credit (on a 4.0 scale): 2

Maximum credits/courses from a 2-year institution: 33

Maximum credits/courses from a 4-year institution: 33

Minimum credits transfers must complete to earn bachelor's degree: --

Admission Requirements (Required)

High School Transcript

College Transcript(s)

Students who applied for transfer

Total students who applied for transfer: 226

Transfers admitted percentage: 25.0%

Transfers admitted: 57

Transfers enrolled percentage: 18.0%

Transfers enrolled: 42

Terms in which transfer students may enroll

Fall

Winter

Spring

Summer

Transfers accepted as

1st semester freshman

2nd semester freshman

Sophomore

Services for students transferring IN from another school

Pre-admission transcript evaluation (determination of what courses will transfer)

Orientation

Advisor

Re-entry advisor

Services for students transferring OUT of this school

Transfer advisor

College fairs/transfer recruitment on campus

Special Requirements

Students who have not completed 1 full semester of college work must provide letter of good standing from previous institution. Students who left on academic probation may take a maximum of 12 hours and will be conditionally admitted. Students under suspension are not eligible for admission for 1 semester.

For International Students

Admission for International Students

International Application Due for Fall 2021: Aug 24

Application fee: $50.00

Annual College Costs

Tuition and Fees: $21,810.00

Room & Board(on-campus): $10,039.00

Room & Board(off-campus): $6,039.00

Additional estimated expenses: --

Costs per credit hour: $727.00

Financial Aid

Tests for International Students

TOEFL Required of non-resident alien applicants

TOEFL (internet-based test) average score: --

TOEFL (internet-based test) minimum score: 61

TOEFL (paper) average score: --

TOEFL (paper) minimum score: --

Services for International Students

Special International Student Orientation Program

International Student Adviser