Richland will be closed on Fridays during the summer semester.
Students seeking admission to Richland Community College should
High school students may also attend classes at Richland for credit toward either a high school diploma or a college degree. Eligibility for enrollment as a high school student is decided as follows:
College credit for classes taken by high school students will be held in "the bank" and awarded to the student upon completion of high school (as verified by an official high school transcript).
"Gifted students" (students with exceptionally high academic ability as determined by the student's school and the College) who are below sixteen years of age may also take courses at Richland with the approval of the student's principal and the College.
Gifted students should follow the application procedures previously listed for the admission of high school students.
Each program of study (for example, Electronics, Horticulture, Associate in Arts or Science) has specific requirements for admission. These requirements are based on the student's previous education, work experience, and levels of achievement. See "Programs of Study" in the current catalog for a complete list of prerequisites for each program. Information that may be used in admission to a program includes:
Students may be provisionally admitted to a program even if they fail to meet some requirements. Students provisionally admitted may be required to enroll in developmental courses, take a reduced load, complete further testing, and/or receive career counseling. Similar procedures may also be applied to students enrolling in individual courses only.
The following health professions programs require specialized admission:
Please see the Selective Admissions to Health Professions Programs page for further information.