Richland Community College

Decatur, IL

Richland Community College

Decatur, IL

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Tuition & Fees

Not Reported

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
1%
24-29
7%
18-23
42%
12-17
47%
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undergraduateRatios

40%

male

60%

female

15

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

65%

acceptance rate

Accepted 397
Declined 205
Total Received 602
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Public

3,005

undergraduate students

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Lists & Rankings

Richland Community College does not appear on any Lists or Rankings

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Location

School Facts

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 3,005
Established in 1971
Coeducational Coeducational

117-acre campus in Decatur (population: 72,174), 38 miles from Springfield and 130 miles from St. Louis. Served by air and bus; major airport serves St. Louis; train serves Springfield.

  • Campus Setting: Small town
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Decatur

Richland Community College
1 College Park
Decatur, IL
62521

Top Organizations

  • Phi Theta Kappa
  • Media Club
  • InterVarsity Christian Fellowship
  • X-Ray Vision
  • Practical Nursing Club

Top Events

  • Holiday Cookie Celebration
  • Soul Food Luncheon
  • Student Awards and Recognition Reception
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
8%
Top 1/4
26%
Top 1/2
48%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
1%
24-29
7%
18-23
42%
12-17
47%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 2.15

Moderately Selective

65%

acceptance rate

Accepted 397
Declined 205
Total Received 602

Admissions Factors

Not Reported

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 0
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Agricultural Business and Management, General
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Biological and Physical Sciences
Business Administration and Management, General
Child Development
Computer Graphics
Computer Programming, Specific Applications
Computer and Information Sciences, Other
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications, General
Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications, Other
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
Fire Science/Fire-fighting
Food Technology and Processing
Industrial Technology/Technician
Information Science/Studies
Insurance
Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
Pre-Engineering
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Surgical Technology/Technologist
Word Processing
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Freshman honors college
  • Honors college
  • Summer session for credit
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

3,005

total students

98%

in-state

2%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

3,005
students

Female
60%
1,799

Male
40%
1,206

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

31%

951
students

Female
58%
549

Male
42%
402

69%

2,054
students

Female
61%
1,250

Male
39%
804

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Student Break-down

16%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Hispanic/Latino
76%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

23

Transfer students enrolled

1%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment no
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment no
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions no
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Noncompetitive

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Career interest testing
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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