Randolph-Macon College
Ashland, VA 23005-5505


Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale Suburb
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system 4-1-4
Total enrollment 1,446
Religious affiliation United Methodist
Students with disability 12%
Student to faculty ratio 12:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 1,290 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Randolph-Macon College is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 2,842 applications and 1,745 students were granted admission. Randolph-Macon College is at the #59 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 37% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 88% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT975 to 1190
ACT22 to 26
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Randolph-Macon College's tuition was $37,630 for all students regardless of residency (40.5% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $22,127
In State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 100% of Randolph-Macon College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 23% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,089 (which is 7.1% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Randolph-Macon College in 2016-2017, was 253, which is 63% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $6,871 (which is 16.6% above the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,400
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,895
Financial aid
National Average = 92%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Randolph-Macon College has enrolled a total of 1,446 students (1,415 students full-time and 31 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 1,446 students, 42 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 47% men and 53% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 78%

Black/African American: 8%

Hispanic: 4%

Two or more races: 4%

Asian: 2%

Non-resident alien: 2%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Randolph-Macon College.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Social Sciences 22% 42
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics 14% 26
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 6% 12
Mathematics And Statistics 4% 8
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies 3% 6
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs 3% 6
Visual And Performing Arts 3% 6
Natural Resources And Conservation 2% 4
Physical Sciences 2% 4
History 2% 4

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 55%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Randolph-Macon College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

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