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Randolph-Macon College
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  • 4 Year
  • ASHLAND, VA

COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

As the situation pertaining to COVID-19 evolves, Randolph-Macon College has protocols in place to keep our community safe and healthy. R-MC is open for in-person campus visits with COVID Conscience protocols in place. Virtual information sessions, interviews, counselor meetings, and interactive webinars are also offered. Updates to any type of event can be viewed at www.rmc.edu/visit. Learn More

Report Card

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade B+
  4. Campus
    grade C minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B+
  6. Party Scene
    grade B minus
  7. Professors
    grade C
  8. Location
    grade B minus
  9. Dorms
    grade C minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade D+
  11. Student Life
    grade C
  12. Safety
    grade C+

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Randolph-Macon is a private, Christian college located in Ashland, Virginia in the Richmond Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,531 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Randolph-Macon acceptance rate is 71%. Popular majors include Business, Biology, and Communications. Graduating 66% of students, Randolph-Macon alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $36,200.

About

204 HENRY ST
ASHLAND, VA 23005
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
Old Dominion Athletic Conference

Randolph-Macon College Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

R-MC Admissions

Acceptance Rate
71%
Application Deadline
March 1
SAT Range
1030-1230
ACT Range
21-28
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$26,061 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$30,524 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
11:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
85%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 27 responses
56%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 39 responses
56%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 39 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,531 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
23
Undergrads Over 25
1%
Pell Grant
22%
Varsity Athletes
33%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 27 responses
  • Actively involved in school and other activities
    30%
  • Academically motivated
    26%
  • Bored out of their minds
    19%
  • Outgoing
    15%
  • Future Leader
    4%
  • Miserable
    4%
  • Party Goer
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
92%
Poll
53%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 45 responses
Poll
58%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 50 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 25 responses
  • Small and friendly
    32%
  • Excellent
    20%
  • The professors truly care about their students.
    20%
  • Determined
    12%
  • Boring
    8%
  • Fun
    4%
  • Horrible
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$49,100 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
66%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
86%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 14 responses

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