Randolph College

2500 Rivermont Ave, Lynchburg, VA 24503-1555
Tel: (434)947-8000
Private not-for-profit | 645 students
R-MWC is proud of its heritage as a premier educator of women, proud of its prestige as a challenging academic institution,proud of its history and traditions, and proud of its long list of successful alumnae, to whom students are connected for therest of their lives. We are also proud of our beautiful campus located in a residential section of Lynchburg, Virginia, andnestled at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

School Overview:

Randolph College
CountyLynchburg City County, VA
Title IV EligibleParticipat
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges--Liberal Arts
Institution LevelFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate not-for-profit
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
82 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment645 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
628 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
17 students137 students
 
# Undergraduate Students
623 students 1,507 students
# Graduate Students
22 students129 students
 
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%1%
% Asian
1%2%
% Hawaiian
-1%
% Hispanic
2%3%
% Black
11%6%
% White
80%84%
% Two or more races
2%2%
 
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$31,540$24,462
 
Out-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$31,540$24,744
 
Percent Admitted83%64%
SAT Reading (25-75%)480-610450-570
SAT Math (25-75%)490-610460-573
SAT Writing (25-75%)460-590440-570
ACT Composite (25-75%)20-2720-25

School Notes:

  • R-MWC offers more than 25 majors, most of which can be supplemented by departmental,interdisciplinary, or independently designed concentrations (minors). We also offer pre-professional programs (in law,medicine, education, physical education and health, and business) and 3/2 cooperative career programs in engineering andnursing. The Bachelor of Arts degree is offered in all majors; Bachelor of Science degrees are offered in biology, chemistry,mathematics, and physics.
  • Our residence halls offer a tight-knit community and a comfortable space to call your own. Getinvolved. Whether your interests are music, religion, student government, media, theatre, politics, culture, the arts, or thesciences, you’ll find a place to belong in student government, volunteerism, athletics and more than 40 clubs andorganizations.
  • Randolph-Macon Woman's College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Associationof Colleges and Schools to award Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees.

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