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Richard Bland College of The College of William and Mary

Petersburg, VA 2-Year Public

Bland Admissions

If you are thinking about applying to Bland, the regular decision application deadline is August 30 and the fee for the application costs $35. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may qualify for for an application fee waiver.

Applying Early to Bland?

Richard Bland College of The College of William and Mary does not offer early decision or early action..

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

How To Get Into Richard Bland College of The College of William and Mary

Bland is aslightly difficult school to get into. Bland evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2021, Bland accepted 89% of all applicants., around 797 of the 897 students who applied.

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Transfer student admissions is slightly difficult.

What's Most Important to Get In to Bland?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are are most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the admissions factors where you shine.

Admissions Factors at Bland

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Considered
Class Rank Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Considered
Application Essay Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Considered
Standardized Test Scores Considered

Bland Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to Bland must submit the following items. Double check with Bland's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for some Details (if any)
Interview
Letter(s) of Recommendation 1
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Bland?

Students admitted to Bland have an average unweighted GPA of 2.6.

Out of all students that were admitted, 82% submitted a class rank. At Bland 6% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 20% were in the top 25% and 48% were in the top 50%.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

At Richard Bland College of The College of William and Mary, students GPAs fall in the following ranges
4.0 GPA 82%

Bland does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2021, 100% of Bland's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 0% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

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Transferring to Richard Bland College of The College of William and Mary

For transfer students, it is slightly difficult to get admitted to Bland.Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Bland during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term Summer Term

Bland Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Bland?

Students who are admitted to Bland must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department..

Does Bland accept transfer credits?

Bland transfer credits from accredited institutions. Bland accepts:

Does Bland accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

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Do I have to submit test scores to Bland?

Bland. is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.

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Bland Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Less Selective

89%

How hard is it to get into Bland? Bland is a less selective institution. The Bland acceptance rate is 89%. This means that the institution accepts 88 out of every 100 applicants.

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Bland Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 30

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Bland is Aug 30.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Bland is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

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Bland GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

2.63

GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Bland, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 2.63. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,634

Campus Setting

Rural

Acceptance Rate

89%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$8,160

Out-of-State

$13,950

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Aug 30
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