Skip to content
Knights for website top aspect ratio 682 620

A new path

Apply today and create new opportunities for yourself.

Learn more
1 IJST aspect ratio 682 620

Learn something new

Choose from one of our many enrichment programs in Workforce Development

Learn more
Student at table with laptop aspect ratio 682 620

Endless possibility

We have over 136 scholarships available. Apply today.

Learn more
Two students graduating with smiles aspect ratio 682 620

A bright, new future

Not sure what you are interested in? We can help.

Learn more

Tell Me About...


Programs & Degrees

The minute you step onto campus or login to one of our classes, you will see right away that Richland is different. That you have found your place to create your new future. Choose from over 80 degrees and certificates.

Choose your Path

No matter where you are in life or where you want to go, Richland is here for you. Is your goal to take care of business or take care of others? Or maybe you aren’t sure yet. That’s okay, because HERE you can create it.

Teaching and Learning Center

More than just a place to find out about our online classes, the Teaching and Learning Center is a resource for you to use for everything from our Canvas Learning Management system to help with your laptop, phone or tablet.

10 Reasons to Choose Richland

Our Student Success Coaches guide you every step of the way

Your Student Success Coach balances your immediate needs with long-term development to help you become successful at Richland. It's a holistic and proactive approach that helps you keep on track. Your Coach stays in communication with the deans, faculty, and program coordinators to understand your program of study.

Learn more

Student Spotlight

Erzsebet Getz, Horticulture and Sustainability

Erzsebet Getz

Watch more on YouTube

Regan McKittrick, Engineering Student

Richland engineering student, Regan McKittrick, was able to take advantage of her internship opportunity, financial aid, and training offered by Richland to start her new career in engineering. Find out more about Regan’s story.





Watch more on YouTube

Carolyn Young, Industrial Job Skills Training

Carolyn Young has been taking advantage of the Industrial Job Skills Training program at Richland where she is learning the skills she needs to land a new career in one of the many local jobs available in modern industry. You can be part of this exciting program.

Watch more on YouTube


Oct 21

Richland Dean Pickel participates in 2021 Class of the AACC John E. Roueche Future Leaders Institute

Jessica Pickel, Dean of Liberal Arts at Richland Community College, was recently …

Read more
Oct 01

Richland Community College Remains a Critical Piece to Regional Economy and Source for Job Creation According to New Study

Illinois Community College system accounts for $3.5 billion in economic output and …

Read more
Sep 13

Operation Obstacle will benefit the Richland Student Veteran’s Resource Center during Suicide Prevention Month

In observance of Suicide Prevention Month in September, the U.S. Department of …

Read more