Public 2 Year

Richland Community College

Decatur, Illinois

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Richland Community College overview
Location Decatur, Illinois
Online richland.edu
School Type Public 2 Year
Setting Rural Fringe
Richland Community College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing No
Level of Study Undergrad
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Richland Community College is a public, two-year institution located in Decatur, Illinois, serving the educational needs of students in the heart of Central Illinois, roughly 40 miles east of Springfield. Established in 1971, Richland offers a diverse range of academic programs with notable emphasis on applied sciences, nursing, and technology-related fields. The campus environment is characterized by its modern facilities amidst extensive landscaping. While the college does not provide on-campus housing, it facilitates resources for local living options. Richland maintains an open admissions policy, welcoming a broad spectrum of students with varying educational goals. The college does not have an athletic program that competes in intercollegiate sports, focusing instead on academic and workforce development.

Richland Community College has an open admission policy which permits enrollment by any high school graduate or GED holding student.  514 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,561 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $10,380 plus fees of $420.


Admission Requirements

Open Admission

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Annual Cost to Attend

In District Resident Tuition

In District Costs for Richland Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,400
Other Fees$420
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $10,070
Other Expenses Budget$2,950
Total One Year Cost$19,010

Illinois Resident Tuition

In State Costs for Richland Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,400
Other Fees$420
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $10,070
Budget for Other Expenses$2,950
Total One Year Cost$25,220

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$30,000 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Richland Community College students
Subject Percent of Class
Work and Family Studies 14%
Business 14%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 12%
Health Professions 10%
General Studies 9%

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