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Richard Bland College at 200% of Last Year’s Applications
The Petersburg-based two-year residential College bucks downward trend in college applications nationwide thanks to affordability, program offerings and transfer options
“In today’s market, colleges focused on saving students time and money are thriving,” says Dr. Debbie L. Sydow, President of Richard Bland College. “Tightening up transfer pathways, adding STEM and other relevant academic program options, enhancing public and private partnerships–
Since 2013, Richard Bland College has finalized guaranteed transfer agreements with most public and private universities in Virginia. They rejoined the National Junior College Athletic Association and added sports like basketball, cheerleading, soccer and track while most schools are removing them. Richard Bland also established duel enrollment programs with schools like Fork Union Military Academy, encouraging students to get a head start on a four-year degree. Combined with affordability, a reputation for academic excellence and a William & Mary brand, it’s no wonder Richard Bland College has seen such growth in applicants.
Click here to learn more about Richard Bland College. To apply visit RBC.edu/apply.
About Richard Bland College
Richard Bland College of William & Mary is a selective, residential, two-year College that provides a rich learning experience at a reasonable cost for students preparing for transfer to highly ranked colleges and universities. Richard Bland students rate our professors among the best in the region, yet tuition and fees are among the lowest. The academically rigorous programs are grounded in the liberal arts tradition of The College of William & Mary. The College boasts NJCAA intercollegiate athletics, signature programs, and a small and diverse student population of 1,500 on a picturesque 750-acre campus located just outside historic Petersburg, Virginia. For more information, visit www.rbc.edu.