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Enroll at Richland

Welcome to Richland Community College!

Richland has highly qualified and dedicated faculty and staff. We also offer small class sizes, affordable tuition, foundation scholarships and an extensive range of services to support our students in their journey towards success. We also have off-campus sites located in Clinton at the Clinton Higher Education Center and in Decatur at the Fairview Park Plaza Extension Center.

Whether you are interested in earning college credit while still in high school, taking classes to transfer to a four-year institution, or learning new skills that prepare you for a career or enhance your current one, you have come to the right place.

Enrolling at Richland can be an easy process. To get started, follow the steps outlined in the Admission Process. If at any time you need more help, please feel free to contact us.

Residency Verification Procedure

A student is considered a resident of Richland Community College District 537 if the student establishes a permanent residence in the District for at least 30 days prior to start of the semester. Students will be asked to provide documentation confirming this information prior to the start of the semester. Acceptable documents include:
• Illinois driver’s license/state ID card;
• Voters registration card;
• Tax bill;
• Utility bill or rent receipt in the resident’s name (original only, no copies). Phone bills are not acceptable;
• Formal mail or correspondence from the state or federal government.

Contact Admissions & Recruitment

For more information, contact us at or (217) 875-7200, Ext. 6267.

For the Statement of Nondiscrimination and Equal Opportunity please CLICK HERE.