Richmond Community College
Hamlet, NC 28345-1189

Overview

Type 2 year
Control Public
Campus size Small
Campus locale Town
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 2,653
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Student to faculty ratio 16:1
Campus housing No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
No
Occupational
No
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
No
Weekend/evening classes
No
Study abroad
Teacher certification
No
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
No
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

Richmond Community College has an open admission policy. That means there is no standardized test or GPA requirements. Any high school graduate or GED certificate holder may get admission.

Tuition & Fees

Richmond Community College charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $8,576 and in-state students paid $2,432.

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

$5,765
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $7,496
$2,432
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $3,466
$8,576
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $7,623
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 90% of Richmond Community College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 81% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $5,259 (which is 20.4% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Richmond Community College in 2016-2017, was 0, which is -- of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was -- (which is 100% below the national average.)

$5,259
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,368
--
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,557
90%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 79%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Richmond Community College has enrolled a total of 2,653 students (1,115 students full-time and 1,538 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 2,653 students, 196 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 36% men and 64% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

The institution also enrolled 361 students for distance studies.

2,653
Total Enrollment
196
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 36%

Black/African American: 25%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 25%

Hispanic: 4%

Two or more races: 2%

Asian: 1%

Non-resident alien: 0%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Richmond Community 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
Health Professions And Related Programs 25% 548 81
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 14% 306 0
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 11% 246 38
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 8% 178 0
Mechanic And Repair Technologies/technicians 4% 79
Construction Trades 3% 73
Precision Production 3% 72
Education 3% 58 14
Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences 2% 44 0
Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields 2% 35

Graduation & Dropout Rates

24%
Graduation rate
national average: 30%

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 Richmond Community College full-time students who started class in 2013 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

15%
Still enrolled
48%
Dropout rate
13%
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.

Earnings After College

$18,900
Median Annual Income
national average: $25,082

The typical median income of Richmond Community College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $18,900. Last year, out of the total 681 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 538 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 881 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 678 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $18,900 $22,400
Employment Rate 79% 77%
Total Graduates 681 881

Campus Location

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Nearby Colleges

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42.3 mile away
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