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Richland Community College

Decatur, IL 2-Year Public

About Richland Community College

Richland Community College is a public school located in the small town setting of Decatur, IL

Founded in 1971, Richland Community College currently enrolls around 3,005 students a year, including 3,005 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.

Admissions Facts About Richland Community College

Acceptance rate: 66%

Average GPA: 2.15

Mean ACT score: 18

Early Decision or Early Action: No/No

2022 Regular Decision Notification Date:

What's the acceptance rate at Richland Community College in 2016?

Richland Community College is a noncompetitive school to get accepted to. The acceptance rate at Richland Community College is 66 percent.

Admitted students have an average high school GPA of 2.15 on a 4.0 scale. The mean ACT scores is 18.

In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 waitlisted students got accepted.

Is Richland Community College a good school?

The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how competitive a college is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience. However, there are a few good ways to get a better sense how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its student body.

Retention and graduation rates

About 57 percent of students who start at Richland Community College return for their second year of college.

The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61 percent for public schools, and 67 percent for private, non-profit schools.

Job outcomes and student debt

Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers.

Based on this information, how does Richland Community College sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So the real question to ask yourself: is Richland Community College a good school for YOU?

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College Info

One College Park Decatur, IL 62521-8513

Campus Setting: Small Town

Richland Community College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Richland Community College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Richland Community College is Continuous processing.

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

Richland Community College ACT Scores

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Richland Community College SAT Scores

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Richland Community College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$6,180

In State

$14,820

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$5,760
$14,400
Fees
$420
$420
Housing
Unknown
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Books
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Student Life

Wondering what life at Richland Community College is like? There are approximately 3,005 students enrolled at Richland Community College. 32% percent of students attend school full-time, 98% percent are from IL and 2% percent of students are from other states.

32%

Full Time

68%

Part Time

98%

In State

2%

Out-of-State

Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

3,005

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

66%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$6,180

Out-of-State

$14,820

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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