Richard Bland College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$6,000
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$13,067
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
15.5%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
70.9%
2,074 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
2,218
38% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
34.1%
127 Graduates

About

Richard Bland College is a higher education institution located in Dinwiddie County, VA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Richard Bland College were .

In 2020, 221 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Richard Bland College. 60.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 39.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (97 degrees), 1.31 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (74 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Richard Bland College is $6,000, which is $−8,400 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,400).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Richard Bland College is $6,000, which is $−8,400 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,400).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $13,067.

In 2020, 31% of undergraduate students attending Richard Bland College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 21% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$6,000
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Richard Bland College was $6,000. The cost of tuition at Richard Bland College is $−8,400 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,400).

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Average Net Price

$13,067
2020 Value
7.08%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Richard Bland College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $13,067. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Richard Bland College grew by 7.08%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,517
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Richard Bland College was of $9,517 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board increased by 7% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

31%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
21%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

31% of undergraduate students at Richard Bland College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 29.2% with respect to 2019, when 24% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
15.5%
2018 Default Rate
52
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Richard Bland College was 15.5%, which represents 52 out of the 336 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Richard Bland College received 2,074 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 11.3% annual decline. Out of those 2,074 applicants, 1,471 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 70.9% acceptance rate.

There were 2,218 students enrolled at Richard Bland College in 2020, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Richard Bland College has an overall enrollment yield of 34%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

70.9%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
1,471
Accepted Out of 2,074

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Richard Bland College was 70.9% (1,471 admissions from 2,074 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 49.6%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants declined by −11.3%, while admissions grew by 27%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%
Submission Percentage
N/A
Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Richard Bland College in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Richard Bland College has a total enrollment of 2,218 students. The full-time enrollment at Richard Bland College is 843 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,375. This means that 38% of students enrolled at Richard Bland College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Richard Bland College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 43.3% White, 24.6% Black or African American, 6.09% Hispanic or Latino, 5.73% Asian, 1.31% Two or More Races, 0.496% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Richard Bland College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (26.6%), followed by Black or African American Female (26%) and Black or African American Male (14.5%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

38%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Richard Bland College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,218 students. The full-time enrollment at Richard Bland College is 843 and the part-time enrollment is 1,375. This means that 38% of students enrolled at Richard Bland College are enrolled full-time compared with 68.5% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

55%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Richard Bland College was 55%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71.5%), Richard Bland College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    961
  2. Black or African American
    545
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    135

The enrolled student population at Richard Bland College is 43.3% White, 24.6% Black or African American, 6.09% Hispanic or Latino, 5.73% Asian, 1.31% Two or More Races, 0.496% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 44% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.4% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 381 students (17.2%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 45 more women than men received degrees from Richard Bland College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Richard Bland College is white (97 degrees awarded). There were 1.31 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (74 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Richard Bland College is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Richard Bland College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Physical Sciences (168 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (8 degrees), and Communications (6 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Richard Bland College are Accountants & auditors (1,058,326 people), Other managers (789,325 people), Financial managers (470,707 people), Chief executives & legislators (396,091 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (348,071 people).

The most specialized majors at Richard Bland College are Physical Sciences (168 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (8 degrees), Communications (6 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (21 degrees), and Business (17 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Richard Bland College are Surgeons, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Skincare specialists, Physicians, and Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys

The most specialized majors at Richard Bland College are Physical Sciences (168 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (8 degrees), Communications (6 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (21 degrees), and Business (17 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Richard Bland College are Elementary & secondary schools (780,468 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (583,097 people), Computer Systems Design (559,500 people), Banking & related activities (517,751 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (484,112 people).

The most specialized majors at Richard Bland College are Physical Sciences (168 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (8 degrees), Communications (6 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (21 degrees), and Business (17 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Richard Bland College.
Most Common
  1. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Richard Bland College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

88
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
133
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 88 degrees were awarded to men at Richard Bland College, which is 0.662 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (133).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 59 degrees were awarded to men at Richard Bland College in Physical Sciences, which is 0.541 times less than the 109 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 109 degrees were awarded to women at Richard Bland College in Physical Sciences, which is 1.85 times more than the 59 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

22%
100% Completion Time
29%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 22% of students graduating from Richard Bland College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 29% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 30% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (60%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Richard Bland College is Male and Asian (60% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 2.36% of graduates (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    97 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    74 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    10 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Richard Bland College is white (97 degrees awarded). There were 1.31 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (74 degrees).

1.81% of degree recipients (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    66 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Female
    42 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    32 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Richard Bland College is white female (66 degrees awarded). There were 1.57 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (42 degrees).

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Operations

Richard Bland College has an endowment valued at nearly $6.7M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $−NaNk (−0.323%), compared to the 1.87% average return ($195k on $10.4M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2020, Richard Bland College had a total salary expenditure of $21.5M. Richard Bland College employs 14 Assistant professors, 10 Professors, and 6 Associate professors. Most academics at Richard Bland College are Female Assistant professors (8), Female Professors(6), and Male Assistant professors (6).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Richard Bland College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 18 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 18 employees, and Management with 10 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$6.7M
2020 Endowment
3.16%
growth from 2019

Richard Bland College has an endowment valued at about $6.7M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Richard Bland College grew 3.16% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $3.73M lower than than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $43.9k - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Richard Bland College received $43.9k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$8.7M
2020 Salaries
7.88%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Richard Bland College paid a median of $8.7M in salaries, which represents 40.4% of their overall expenditure ($21.5M) and a 7.88% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.00699% decline from 2018 and a 10.8% decline from 2017.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.95M (42.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.98M
Instructional Salaries
35
Number of Employees

In 2020, Richard Bland College paid a total of $1.98M to 35 employees working as instructors, which represents 22.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $855k (29%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
14 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
18 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Richard Bland College were Assistant professor with 14 employees; Professor with 10 employees; and Professor with 6 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Richard Bland College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 18 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 18 employees; and Management with 10 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Female Professor
  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Richard Bland College was Female Assistant professor with 8 employees, Female Professor with 6 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 6 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Richard Bland College.

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