Richard Bland College

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$6,000
0% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$12,203
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
18.5%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
49.6%
2,337 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
2,375
36.1% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
31.6%
168 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 2019, 253 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Richard Bland College. 65.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 34.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (140 degrees), 1.67 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (84 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Richard Bland College is $6,000, which is $−8,500 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Richard Bland College is $6,000, which is $−8,500 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $12,203.

In 2019, 24% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 19% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$6,000
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Richard Bland College was $6,000. The cost of tuition at Richard Bland College is $−8,500 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,500).

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Average Net Price

$12,203
2019 Value
3.73%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Richard Bland College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $12,203. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Richard Bland College grew by 3.73%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,895
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Richard Bland College was of $8,895 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board decreased by 9.15% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

24%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
19%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

24% of undergraduate students at Richard Bland College received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 4.35% with respect to 2018, when 23% 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.
18.5%
2017 Default Rate
72
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Richard Bland College was 18.5%, which represents 72 out of the 389 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Richard Bland College received 2,337 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 1.23% annual decline. Out of those 2,337 applicants, 1,158 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 49.6% acceptance rate.

There were 2,375 students enrolled at Richard Bland College in 2019, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Richard Bland College has an overall enrollment yield of 38.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

49.6%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
1,158
Accepted Out of 2,337

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Richard Bland College was 49.6% (1,158 admissions from 2,337 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 57.7%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants declined by −1.23%, while admissions declined by −15.1%.

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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 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Richard Bland College has a total enrollment of 2,375 students. The full-time enrollment at Richard Bland College is 857 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,518. This means that 36.1% of students enrolled at Richard Bland College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Richard Bland College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 45.8% White, 24.6% Black or African American, 15.8% Asian, 5.81% Hispanic or Latino, 2.36% Two or More Races, 0.463% 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 Black or African American Female (27.7%), followed by White Female (20.8%) and Black or African American Male (19.7%). 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

36.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Richard Bland College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,375 students. The full-time enrollment at Richard Bland College is 857 and the part-time enrollment is 1,518. This means that 36.1% of students enrolled at Richard Bland College are enrolled full-time compared with 70.4% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

55%
2019 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 (72%), 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
    1,087
  2. Black or African American
    585
  3. Asian
    376

The enrolled student population at Richard Bland College is 45.8% White, 24.6% Black or African American, 15.8% Asian, 5.81% Hispanic or Latino, 2.36% Two or More Races, 0.463% 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 44.8% White, 15.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.5% 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, 69 students (2.91%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 77 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 (140 degrees awarded). There were 1.67 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (84 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 (194 degrees awarded), Communications (9 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (28 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 (1,013,985 people), Other managers (864,595 people), Financial managers (515,428 people), Chief executives & legislators (434,578 people), and Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing (311,747 people).

The most specialized majors at Richard Bland College are Physical Sciences (194 degrees awarded), Communications (9 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (28 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (4 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 Dentists, Surgeons, Physicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Advertising sales agents

The most specialized majors at Richard Bland College are Physical Sciences (194 degrees awarded), Communications (9 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (28 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (4 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 (808,957 people), Computer Systems Design (612,124 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (611,001 people), Banking & related activities (522,034 people), and Insurance carriers (462,950 people).

The most specialized majors at Richard Bland College are Physical Sciences (194 degrees awarded), Communications (9 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (28 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (4 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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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

88
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
165
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 88 degrees were awarded to men at Richard Bland College, which is 0.533 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (165).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 63 degrees were awarded to men at Richard Bland College in Physical Sciences, which is 0.481 times less than the 131 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 131 degrees were awarded to women at Richard Bland College in Physical Sciences, which is 2.08 times more than the 63 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

23%
100% Completion Time
32%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 23% of students graduating from Richard Bland College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 32% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 33% within 200%.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Richard Bland College is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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, 5.36% of graduates (9 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    140 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    84 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    7 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Richard Bland College is white (140 degrees awarded). There were 1.67 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (84 degrees).

2.77% of degree recipients (7 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    100 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Female
    48 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    40 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Richard Bland College is white female (100 degrees awarded). There were 2.08 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (48 degrees).

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Operations

Richard Bland College has an endowment valued at nearly $6.5M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $32k (0.492%), compared to the 2.77% average return ($279k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2019, Richard Bland College had a total salary expenditure of $20.3M. Richard Bland College employs 14 Assistant professors, 10 Professors, and 7 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 21 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 18 employees, and Management with 14 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$6.5M
2019 Endowment
1.75%
decline from 2018

Richard Bland College has an endowment valued at about $6.5M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Richard Bland College declined 1.75% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $3.61M 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. $59.8k - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Richard Bland College received $59.8k 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

$8.06M
2019 Salaries
0.00699%
decline from 2018

In 2019, Richard Bland College paid a median of $8.06M in salaries, which represents 39.7% of their overall expenditure ($20.3M) and a 0.00699% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 10.8% decline from 2017 and a 42.4% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.89M (42.3% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.04M
Instructional Salaries
36
Number of Employees

In 2019, Richard Bland College paid a total of $2.04M to 36 employees working as instructors, which represents 25.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $857k (29.6%) 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
21 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Richard Bland College were Assistant professor with 14 employees; Professor with 10 employees; and Professor with 7 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Richard Bland College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 21 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 18 employees; and Management with 14 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2019, 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 gender split between each academic rank present at Richard Bland College.

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