Richard Bland College Of The College Of William And Mary

Richard Bland College Of The College Of William And Mary

Richard Bland College of The College of William and Mary is located in Petersburg, Virginia. Established in 1960, it is commonly known as RBC. The college offers programs leading to associate's degrees and has over 10 course areas from which to choose.

RBC has active club sports teams such as the Men's Club Soccer Team. The students at RBC participate in a variety of intramural sporting events such as soccer, basketball, baseball, golf, tennis and volleyball. The college offers deserving students financial aid in the form of scholarship programs such as the Clarence L. Richardson Scholarship, the Colonel James M. and Elizabeth Carson Memorial Scholarship, the Virginia B. Nelson Memorial Scholarship and the Anabel Green Pilcher Scholarship.

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Richard Bland College of the College of William and Mary
11301 Johnson Rd
Petersburg , VA 23805
General Phone: (804) 862-6100

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Robert Bland College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Science164physical sciences
Liberal Arts10liberal arts and sciences

Number of programs and degrees for Robert Bland College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree1742

Robert Bland College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Robert Bland College had a total enrollment of 1,402 students (922 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 37%
Women 63%
Full-Time 95%
Part-Time 5%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 73%
Black 21%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 3%
American Indian 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 22%
18-19 42%
20-21 18%
22-24 6%
25-29 5%
30-34 2%
35-39 2%
40-49 2%
50-64 1%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

State unknown2%

Robert Bland College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 61 %
Part-Time 52 %

Robert Bland College Room and Board (2007)

Robert Bland College offers campus housing for 250 of its 922 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Petersburg, Virginia for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Virginia Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Robert Bland College Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Math360490
SAT Writing390490

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programnot required
Recommendationsnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencerequired
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)recommended
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT93%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required

Robert Bland College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 3,048
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 11,638
Room and board $ 8,300
Room charge $ 8,400
Books and supplies $ 1,000
Other expenses $ 3,120

Financial Aid:
Robert Bland College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 370700)

Robert Bland College Faculty

Robert Bland College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track05

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year7$68,4521*
Associate professoracademic year7$57,12212$52,151
Assistant professoracademic year0*6$48,862
All faculty totalacademic year14$62,78719$51,801

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Robert Bland College Degree Programs (2007)

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Physical Sciences

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