Richard Bland College Keeps Tuition Level for Upcoming Year

By: Contributed Report | Twitter: @PGJournal
Posted: June 1, 2020 | 12:30 p.m.

REGION – The William & Mary Board of Visitors has unanimously voted not to increase tuition rates for in-state students enrolling at Richard Bland College. This is the second straight year that the board has voted not to raise tuition, making RBC’s tuition one of the lowest in Virginia for the 2020-21 academic year.

In-state commuter students enrolled in 15 credits per semester will pay $8,100 for the 2020-21 academic year in tuition and mandatory fees. Out-of-state (domestic) tuition and fees are $13,890 annually. Out-of-state (international) tuition and fees, plus housing, will remain level at $31,849. Additionally, the Board has approved a lower online-only rate of just $199 per credit.

President Debbie L. Sydow says, “As students and families grow increasingly concerned about the high price of a college degree, particularly in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, RBC is committed to maintaining its long-standing mission of offering a top-notch education without undue financial burden.”

Richard Bland College has received $410,367 in federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding for students suffering hardships during the pandemic. Students with financial aid questions can call 804-862-6260.

Richard Bland College of William & Mary is a selective, residential two-year college offering academically rigorous programs, up to 80% financial assistance for high performing students, and intercollegiate athletics.

The College’s Exceptional Student Experience (ESE@RBC) program provides each student with a dedicated Learner Mentor who uses real-time information to keep students on course to graduation. Richard Bland College professors are ranked among the best in the region, with over 80% of instruction delivered by full-time faculty.

The College boasts a small and diverse student population of 2,200 on a picturesque 750+ acre campus located just south of Richmond, Virginia.

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