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Nestled in a wooded park setting minutes from I-95 Offering the peace of country living with city convenience. Within minutes of Fort Lee, schools, parks, and recreational activities, and South Park Mall 1, 2 & 3 Bedroom Apartments • Washers& Dryers • Individually Monitored • Fitness Center Intrusion Alarms • 2 Swimming Pools • Pets welcome (size, breed restrictions apply) (804) 733-8710 1700 Johnson Road, #2D • Petersburg, VA 23805 www.Tanglewood-apartments.com RBC 2 President’s Message Welcome to Richard Bland College of William and Mary! We’re a selective, residential, two-year college with a singular focus. We prepare students for transfer to highly ranked universities in Virginia and throughout the nation, and not surprisingly, students rate Richard Bland College professors among the best in the region. Richard Bland’s academically rigorous programs are grounded in the liberal arts tradition of one of America’s oldest and most prestigious public universities, The College of William & Mary. Strong partnerships with William & Mary and other selective public and private colleges and universities seamlessly connect students to baccalaureate programs and degrees that may have been out of reach prior to completing the ﬁrst two years of college at Richard Bland. From our residential Student Village and adjacent athletic complex, to the award-winning new science facility, you’ll know that we’re serious about providing you with the whole college experience. Just a short drive from Williamsburg, Virginia Beach and Washington, DC, Richard Bland’s expansive and picturesque campus, located near historic Petersburg, Virginia, is the perfect setting for our small, diverse and vibrant learning community. At Richard Bland College, we work hard to ensure that when you transfer to William & Mary or one of our other university partners, you won’t carry big college debt that will hinder your future. In fact, tuition and fees at Richard Bland College are among the lowest to be found anywhere, making the return on investment remarkably high. When you graduate, you’ll have a ﬁrst-rate education, lifelong memories and a reputable degree that you’ll be proud to list on your résumé. Begin at Richard Bland College of William & Mary where you will ﬁnd everything you need to create your unique educational journey. Find additional information at RBC. edu, or schedule a campus tour by calling 804.862.6225. Sincerely, Debbie L. Sydow, Ph.D., President Richard Bland College of William & Mary RBC 3 FREE BED FRAME WITH ANY MATTRESS SET PURCHASE Not vali valid on previous sales. KEEP THIS COUPON! NO CREDIT CHECK FINANCING Not valid on previous sales. 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WWW.MYFDF.COM $149 AREA RUGS TEN YEARS A SO OF VALUE A LAMPS FROM $14.95 VANITY $149 $39 $19 FROM $49 RBC 4 University Facts Full-Time Faculty: 33 Adjunct Faculty: 30 Administrative Faculty: 16 Total Enrollment (2012-2013): 1,554 Average Class Size: Approximately 15-20 Students Tuition and Fees Full-time Student (12-18 credits) In-state: $2,010.00 Out-of-state: $6,930.00 liberal arts as you begin b i or continue i your pursuit of higher education. By attending Richard Bland College and completing the Associate Degree, you will have completed the ﬁrst two years toward the Bachelor’s Degree. We have transfer agreements with colleges and universities across the Commonwealth that will enhance your educational opportunities. The Board of Visitors of William and Mary has authorized Richard Bland College to confer the degrees of Associate in Arts and the Associate in Science. The Associate in Arts Degree (A.A.) and the Associate in Science Degree (A.S.) are both designed for transfer. Each degree consists of speciﬁc requirements and electives. Students are assigned a designated academic advisor to consult regarding their desired area of study. Housing The Richard Bland College Residence Halls were built in 2008 and oﬀer apartment-style living with state- of-the-art amenities. Students are given the option to live in a 1, 2, 3, or 4 bedroom apartment in a single or double occupancy room. Cost to live on campus: $3,840.00$4,800.00 per semester Associate in Arts Degree (A.A.) The Associate in Arts Degree is designed primarily for those students who plan to complete their baccalaureate degrees in areas of the arts, humanities, or the social sciences. Academics Richard Bland College oﬀers many challenging courses and programs that will provide you with a solid foundation in the RBC 5 City Limits Tattoo & T Tatto Piercing, Pierc Ltd. 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These languages are delivered through a proven synchronous distance learning platform. With a headset, a webcam and broadband internet access, students can learn to communicate in an increasingly global economy from the comfort of their home. Honors Program Honors students receive an enhanced college experience including arts and cultural ﬁeld trips, study trips both domestic and abroad, guest lecturers/seminar series, a specialized Honors Advisor, service learning opportunities, corporate shadowing, small group sessions with business leaders, and a co-enrollment program with the College of William & Mary. Honors students also have the opportunity to be part of a livinglearning community within the residence halls. Apply for Admission To apply for admission to Richard Bland College for the fall 2014 or spring 2015 semesters, you will need to submit the following items: 1.Application for Admission (available online at RBC.edu) 2.$25.00 application fee 3.Oﬃcial high school transcripts 4.Oﬃcial SAT or ACT scores Student-Faculty Research 5.Two letters of recommendation Richard Bland College of William & Mary Preferred Application Deadlines: oﬀers students the opportunity to collaborate with faculty to conduct research. This Fall: July 15 is unique to the two-year college experience Spring: December 15 and oﬀers ﬁrst and second year students opportunities typically reserved for upper- Transfer Agreements classman. The mission of Richard Bland College of William & Mary is to prepare students for Study Abroad and Internships transfer into four-year colleges and univerRichard Bland College of William & sities where they can complete their BachMary is a founding education member of Global Education Skills Alliance (GESA). GESA aims to oﬀer students short and long-term study abroad options, touring experiences, internships, and language development opportunities. GESA makes education an adventure-ﬁlled learning experience. RBC 7 elor’s degree. To help students achieve this goal, the College has developed multiple guaranteed transfer agreements with fouryear colleges and universities in Virginia. If a student meets all elements of the college or university’s articulation agreement, they are guaranteed transfer admission. The schools with which Richard Bland College has agreements are: Private Institutions Bridgewater College Ferrum College Regent University Shenandoah University Virginia Wesleyan College Public Institutions Christopher Newport University George Mason University James Madison University Longwood University Norfolk State University Old Dominion University Radford University The College of William and Mary University of Mary Washington University of Virginia’s College at Wise Virginia Commonwealth University VCU Clinical Laboratory Studies VCU School of Business Virginia State University Virginia Tech For a full list of each institutions’ agreement details, please visit our online Transfer Guide at RBC.edu. 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You will receive a guided tour from one of our current students, see the campus, meet faculty and staﬀ, and see what life is like at RBC! Open House events are also a great way to visit and spend the day getting more in-depth information about what RBC has to oﬀer you. Check our website for our 2013-2014 Open House dates. We strongly encourage you to visit campus when classes are in session to get a better sense of what life is like at RBC! More Information If you are interested in joining our mailing list to receive more information about the College, please visit our website to complete the Request for Information Form at RBC. edu or call us at 804-862-6225. Frequently Used Telephone Numbers: Oﬃce of Admissions: 804-862-6225 Oﬃce of Financial Aid: 804-862-6260 Oﬃce of the Registrar: 804-862-6206 Oﬃce of Residence Life: 804-862-6161 Business Oﬃce: 804-862-6213 Campus Police: 804-863-4085 Library: 804-862-6226 RBC 9 Progress-Index Itâ€™s your world. Read all about it your way. 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From 1-95 take Exit 52 and follow the Petersburg Visitor Center signs.