Richland Community College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

One College Park

Decatur, IL 62521

(217) 875-7200

Fax: (217) 875-7783

Contact: JoAnn Wirey

Registrar
Main Address

One College Park

Decatur, IL 62521

(217) 875-7200

www.richland.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 3,284

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 369

Degree-seeking undergrads: 2,131

Setting

Urban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Separate admission process for allied health programs..


College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Agricultural Business A
Horticultural Services A
Horticulture Science A

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General A
Art History/Criticism/Conservation A
Arts – General A
Ceramics A
Drawing A
Music – General A
Painting A
Sculpture A

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A
Business – General A
Hospitality Administration/Management A,C
Management Information Systems A

Communications & Journalism

Journalism A

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Graphics A
Computer Programming – General A
Computer Programming – Vendor/Product Certification C
Computer Science A
Computer/Information Sciences – General A
Data Entry Applications A
System Administration C

Construction Trades

Electrician A

Education

Education – General A

Engineering

Engineering – General A

Engineering Technologies

Drafting and Design Technology A

English Language & Literature

American Literature A
English Composition A
English Language & Literature – General A
Speech/Rhetorical Studies A

Foreign Language & Literature

French A
German A
Spanish A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Emergency Medical Technology A,C
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing – Practical C
Nursing Assistance C
Pharmacy Assistance C
Radiologic Technology/Medical Imaging A
Surgical Technology A,C

History

History – General A

Law & Legal Studies

Prelaw A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mathematics

Mathematics – General A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Automotive Technology A
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Repair A
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration Mechanics A,C
Industrial Equipment Maintenance/Repair A
Mechanics & Repair – General A

Personal & Culinary Services

Restaurant/Catering Management C

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy A

Physical Sciences

Planetary Sciences A

Psychology

Psychology – General A

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies A
Fire Science/Firefighting A
Police Science A

Social Sciences

Anthropology A
Archaeology A
Economics A
Geography A
Political Science/Government A
Social Sciences – General A
Sociology A

Transportation & Materials Moving

Transportation & Materials Moving – General C

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Richland Community College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(217) 875-7200
Website:www.richland.edu
Type of School:2-year, Public
Apply Online:www.richland.edu/admissions/apply
Address:One College Park, Decatur, IL 62521-8512
Setting:Not available
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:2,839
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:15 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:2,119 (75% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$6,420
Out-of-state Tuition:$14,640
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:87%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$4,279

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Richland Community College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Richland Community College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences32
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services94
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services93
Construction Trades72
Education3
Engineering1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields82
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences51
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics21
Health Professions and Related Programs87
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service73
Legal Professions and Studies1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities12
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians104
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Personal and Culinary Services51
Precision Production21
Science Technologies/Technicians21
Transportation and Materials Moving1
Visual and Performing Arts2
Grand total8041

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Richland Community College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Health Professions and Related Programs21
Grand total21

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Richland Community College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$6,420
Out-of-state$14,640
Books and supplies$1,320

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid23787%
Grant or scholarship aid22482%$4,279
Student loan aid3212%$4,427

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid1,59347%$3,511
Federal student loans33910%$3,606

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Richland Community College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Richland Community College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Richland Community College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment2,839
Undergraduate enrollment2,839
Graduate enrollment0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Richland Community College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
    • Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers

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