Randolph-Macon College

204 Henry St, , VA 23005-5505
Tel: (804)752-7200
Private, non-profit | 1,312 students
Randolph-Macon is an undergraduate, coeducational college of the liberal arts. The purpose of a Randolph-Macon education is to develop the mind and the character of its students. They are challenged to communicate effectively, to think analytically and critically, to experience and appreciate the creative process, to develop qualities of leadership, and to synthesize what they know with who they are.

School Overview:

Randolph-Macon College
CountyHanover County, VA
Title IV EligibleYes
Carnegie ClassificationOther
Institution Level4 or more years
Institution ControlPrivate, non-profit
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
114 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment1,312 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
1,286 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
26 students137 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
% Hawaiian
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Two or more races
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
Out-State Tuition Fees
Percent Admitted54%64%
SAT Reading (25-75%)500-590450-570
SAT Math (25-75%)490-600460-573
SAT Writing (25-75%)480-580440-570
ACT English (25-75%)20-2619-25
ACT Math (25-75%)20-2618-25
ACT Composite (25-75%)21-2620-25

School Notes:

  • Randolph-Macon College is a national, private liberal arts and sciences college located in Ashland, Virginia. With an extensive liberal arts core curriculum and 29 majors, our college's academic program exposes students to broad perspectives and specific concepts.
  • Founded by Methodists in 1830, Randolph-Macon is an independent college that retains a relationship with the United Methodist Church. Through this living tie the College draws strength from a religious tradition that nurtures creative social change and personal accountability.
  • Randolph-Macon believes that a liberal arts education challenges the intellect, imagination, and character. Graduates of the College have the capacity to realize their potential as professionals, leaders, and lifelong learners. The comprehensive nature of a liberal arts education at Randolph-Macon College prepares students to respond to the changing career opportunities and to meet life's challenges with confidence, enthusiasm, and ethical awareness.
  • At Randolph-Macon College the liberal arts constitute a comprehensive educational opportunity. The curriculum includes exposure both to broad perspectives and specific concepts. Students explore the natural and social sciences, the arts, and the humanities, while they also achieve a deeper understanding of the single discipline in which they major. They are guided in this endeavor by a faculty of teacher-scholars who are dedicated to the liberal arts and active in their professional disciplines and in the extra-curricular life of the campus. Located in Ashland, Virginia Randolph-Macon College offers a curriculum and a cultural life enriched by the close proximity of Metropolitan Richmond and Washington, D.C.
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