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Colleges / Richard Bland College of William & Mary

Richard Bland College of William & Mary

Petersburg, VA 2-Year Public
Acceptance Rate89%
Acceptance Rate89%

Bland Student Life

Bland is on a 712-acre campus in the rural setting of Petersburg, Virginia, not far from Richmond.

Bland Student Activities

Bland has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to join – including chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.

Interested in Greek life? Bland does not have fraternities or sororities.

Bland has the RBC Newspaper. In fact, more students participate in the RBC Newspaper than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Bland include Student Ambassadors, Student Government, Spanish Club and Biology Club.

Bland students' favorite campus traditions are Fall Orientation and International Forum.

Bland Housing

This table offers information on housing at Bland.

Housing Options Offered? Details
On-Campus Housing Yes
Guaranteed Housing Yes No special consideration for freshman
Co-ed Housing Available Yes
Housing for Students with Disabilities No
Percentage of Students Living On-Campus ––
Spots Available in On-Campus Housing –– 250
Number of Students Living On-Campus –– 250
Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus –– 85%

Bland offers housing. Students are not required to live on campus. First year students are given no special consideration for on-campus housing. and 85% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Bland. There are 250 spots available in on-campus housing for all 1,634 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 250 students chose to live on-campus. On the weekends, about 99% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Bland offers coed housing.

Bland Athletics

Bland does not have any athletic programs or the school has not reported any information on their athletic teams.

Is Bland Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Richard Bland College of The College of William and Mary is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Bland campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.

Additionally, Bland has full-time dedicated Campus Police Force.

Plan a Visit to Bland

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Bland, take Interstate 95 to Petersburg, VA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Richmond International airport.

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Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Bland's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

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Bland Campus Services

Student Services
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Counseling
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Health Clinic
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Veterans Affairs
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Career Planning
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Alumni Networking
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 ESL
Campus Security
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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