Requirements & Deadlines

Prospective Student
To apply for admission as a first-year student, you will need to submit the following items:  
  • Application for admission
  • $25 application fee
  • Official high school transcript
  • Official SAT or ACT scores (SAT code: 5574, ACT code: 4346)
  • Letter of recommendation
  Candidates for admission must have graduated from an accredited high school or have earned an equivalency certificate based on GED tests. Applicants are evaluated on the basis of high school courses, grades, extracurricular activities, SAT or ACT tests scores and recommendation letters. High school work should normally include four (4) units of English, three (3) units of mathematics (preferred  courses: Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II or advanced  math courses), two (2) units of history or government, two (2) units of science, and two (2) units of foreign language.
Transfer Student
A Transfer Student is any student who has attended another college or university after graduation from high school. For the spring 2014 or fall 2014 semesters, you will need to submit the following items:  
  • Application for admission
  • $25 application fee
  • Official transcript(s) from previous institution(s)
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Dean's Certification Form
Re-Admit Student
A Re-admit Student is any student who attended Richard Bland College as a degree seeking student and has not attended another college or university since leaving the College. For the spring 2014 or fall 2014 semesters, you will need to submit the following items:  
  • Application for admission
  • $25 application fee
  • Letter of recommendation
International Student
For the spring 2014 or fall 2014 semesters, you will need to submit the following items:  
  • Application for admission
  • $25 application fee
  • Official high school transcript
  • Official SAT or ACT scores (SAT code: 5574, ACT code: 4346)
  • Letter of recommendation
  In addition to the admission requirements, international students must also have achieved a minimum score of 500 on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) to be considered for admission.
We hope you will apply for admission to Richard Bland College. Please note the following application deadlines:   Fall: The March 1 deadline has been extended to accommodate strong interest in enrollment for the Fall 2014 semester. At this time, applications will continue to be considered and offers made on a space-available basis.   Spring: November 1   Applications will be reviewed once the Admissions staff receives all required documents. Upon the receipt of all materials, please allow at least ten (10) business days for processing.   If you have not yet paid the $25 application fee and you would like to do so online, please click here.