Photo: Professor Suhre

Demographics & Student Profile

There is no typical Richland Community College student. Our students are a diverse group, and they have chosen to attend Richland for any of these reasons.

  • to earn an associate's degree
  • to transfer to a 4-year college
  • to prepare for the GED exam
  • to keep their job skills current
  • to earn a certificate
  • to explore a new career
  • to advance in their field
  • to take courses of personal interest

Richland enrolled 3,595 student in Fall 2009 with the following profile:

Gender

  • Male - 41.3%
  • Female - 58.7%

Ethnic Group

  • White - 79.2%
  • Black - 17.5%
  • Asian - 1.1%
  • HIspanic - 1.8%
  • American Indian - 0.8%
  • Other/Unknown - 0%

Age

  • Average Age, All Students - 27
  • Average Age, Day Students - 26
  • Average Age, Evening Students - 31
  • Average Age, Weekend Students - 41