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Admission Process

Information for Parents of Dual Credit Students

What is dual credit?

Dual credit is an option available for high school students who rank above average in academic achievement, to take a Richland college-level class. Dual credit students take a college level class, and receive college credit and high school credit at the same time. The classes may be offered at any of these sites:

Admissions Criteria for International Students

Admissions Application

A completed Richland Community College application must be on file 60 days prior to the beginning of an academic term.

Prospective students must complete all items on the application and submit it to

Richland Community College
One College Park
Decatur, IL 62521

No application fee is required.

All admission forms and credentials must be received and on file 60 days prior to the beginning of an academic term.

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