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Richard Bland College of the College of William and Mary

Richard Bland College of the College of William and Mary is an Associate's college with 1428 students located in Petersburg, VA.

Offers Associate Degrees


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Student Body

Total Undergraduates 1,428
Gender 33% Male / 67% Female
Enrollment Breakdown 63% Full Time / 37% Part Time
Geography 98% In State / 2% Out of State / 0% International
Socio-Economic Diversity 51% of students received Pell Grants, which are provided by the U.S. government to students from middle and lower income families. It gives you an idea of a school’s socio-economic diversity.
Ethnic Diversity
White 59%
Multi-racial 3%
International 0%
Hispanic/Latino 2%
Ethnicity Unknown 3%
Black or African American 30%
Asian 2%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%


Campus housing is available for undergraduates. Housing deposit : $500.00. Housing deposit due : May 15. Housing deposit is not refunded if student does not enroll.. Freshman allowed to have car. No pets.

15% of students live on-campus.

36% of freshman live on-campus.

  • Coed Dorms
  • Housing Offered


Student Publications: Bonhomme Richard

  • Dance
  • Government or Political Activity
  • International Student Organization
  • Literary Magazine
  • Student Newspaper
  • Choral Groups
  • Music Ensembles
  • Drama/Theater

Student Services

  • Academic Support Services: remedial instruction tutoring writing center reduced course load study skills assistance
  • Computer Services: libraries, student center, dorms dorms wired for access to campus-wide network dorms wired for high speed internet connections wireless network available
  • Counseling Services: financial aid counseling career counseling health services
  • Facilities: nature trail, civil war sites
  • Special Needs Services: 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
  • Specialty Programs (ROTC, Accelerated Programs, Professional Development, etc.): dual enrollment of high school students
  • Transfer In Services
  • Transfer Out Services



Popular Majors

Physical Sciences (95%), Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies (4%)

Majors Offered


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.

Job Opportunities:

Postsecondary Teachers, All Other
All postsecondary teachers not listed separately.


A program that focuses on the major topics, concepts, processes, and interrelationships of physical phenomena as studied in any combination of physical science disciplines.

Job Opportunities:

Natural Sciences Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as life sciences, physical sciences, mathematics, statistics, and research and development in these fields.
Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
Teach students in one or more subjects, such as English, mathematics, or social studies at the secondary level in public or private schools. May be designated according to subject matter specialty.

Administration & Faculty

President Dr. Debbie Sydow
Accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Full-time Faculty 36
Student : Faculty Ratio 24 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 41 : 58
Percentage of Faculty Members
Tenured Faculty 63
Tenure Track Faculty 25
Non-Tenure Track Faculty 11




Selectivity Score: 47/100

Acceptance Rate: 55.7% accepted of 1,066 applications

57% of students graduated in the top half of their class.
23% of students graduated in the top quarter of their class.
5% of students graduated in the top tenth of their class.

25th - 75th Percentile
ACTComposite11 - 18
English15 - 17
Math12 - 17
Writing4 - 7
SATMath360 - 480
Reading380 - 500
Writing431 - 480

Admission Considerations

Very Important: Rigor Of Secondary School Record, Academic GPA

Important: Interview, Recommendations

Also Considered: Work Experience, Character Personal Qualities, Class Rank, Level Of Applicants Interest, Standardized Test Scores, Alumni Relation, Application Essay

High School Curriculum (years of study):
Required Recommended
History 2 0
English 4 0
Math 3 0
Science 2 0
Foreign Language 2 0

Other Application Information: Highest Section Scores Across Test Dates SAT or ACT ACT

Admissions Websites



Average Net Tuition

The average student pays $9,646 for tuition, fees, and other expenses, after grants and scholarships.

Household Income Real Cost
$0-$30K $8,252
$30K-$48K $8,518
$48K-$75K $9,594
$75K-$110K $11,083
$110K+ $12,627

Sticker Price

Total stated tuition is $3,370, in-state and on-campus, before financial aid.


On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $3,370 Same as On-Campus
Fees $650 Same as On-Campus
Housing $10,864 $7,750
Books $1,200 $1,200
Total (before financial aid) $16,084 $12,970


On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $13,608 Same as On-Campus
Fees $900 Same as On-Campus
Housing $10,864 $7,750
Books $1,200 $1,200
Total (before financial aid) $26,572 $23,458

Students Receiving Aid

70% of students receive some form of financial aid.

Undergrads Receiving Aid Average Aid Amount
Federal Loans 42% $6,828
Federal Scholarships/Grants 53% $4,052
Institutional Grants 27% $993
Other Federal Grants 3% $456
Pell Grants 51% $4,195
State and Local Scholarships/Grants 20% $2,054
Student Loans 42% $6,812

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Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

25% of students graduated in six years.

55% of full time students continued studying at this school after freshman year.



Richard Bland College of the College of William and Mary participates in the NJCAA for college athletics.

Sport Contact
Soccer Eduardo de Souza (Get recruited )
Sport Coach
Softball Martha Covington (Get recruited )



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