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Richard Bland College of William and Mary

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How Well Is Richard Bland College of William and Mary Ranked?

2022 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

Richard Bland College of William and Mary was awarded 18 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is physical sciences.

Overall Quality

RBC landed the #697 spot in College Factual's 2022 ranking of best overall colleges in the United States. The higher ed experts analyzed 2,576 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking.

Out of the 73 colleges in Virginia, RBC is ranked at #19.

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Is It Hard to Get Into RBC?

Acceptance Rate

Richard Bland College of William and Mary has an acceptance rate of 71%, which makes it somewhat selective. Make sure it's not the only school you apply to, even if it's your school of choice. Whether you get in or not will largely depend on how you compare to other applicants.

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Richard Bland College of William and Mary Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Richard Bland College of William and Mary is 27 to 1, which is high when compared to the national average of 15 to 1. This may indicate that some of your classes will be larger in size than they would be at other schools. However, upper level classes will probably be smaller.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at Richard Bland College of William and Mary is 52%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

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Retention and Graduation Rates at Richard Bland College of William and Mary

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a sign of how many full-time students like a college or university well enough to come back for their sophomore year. At Richard Bland College of William and Mary this rate is 55%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

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Richard Bland College of William and Mary Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 2,218 undergraduates at RBC with 843 being full-time and 1,375 being part-time.

How Much Does Richard Bland College of William and Mary Cost?

The overall average net price of RBC is $12,736. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for RBC

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$11,081 $11,160 $13,358 $16,540 $18,669

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of RBC, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At RBC, approximately 61% of students took out student loans averaging $5,966 a year. That adds up to $23,864 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at RBC is 18.5%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

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How Much Money Do RBC Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from RBC make around $33,500 per year during the early years of their employment. Unfortunately, this is 16% less that the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.

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Location of Richard Bland College of William and Mary

Richard Bland College of William and Mary is a public institution located in South Prince George, Virginia. The rural area surrounding the school is great for students who prefer living in a country setting.

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Contact details for RBC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 11301 Johnson Road, South Prince George, VA 23805-7100
Phone: 804-862-6100
Website: www.rbc.edu/

Richard Bland College of William and Mary Majors

Learn more about the majors offered at Richard Bland College of William and Mary along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at RBC

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2019-2020, 965 students took at least one online class at Richard Bland College of William and Mary. This is an increase from the 418 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 965 415
2018-2019 418 66
2017-2018 457 58
2016-2017 455 95
2015-2016 461 84

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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