Richland Community College
Richland Community College (RCC) is located in Decatur, Illinois. This school was established in 1971 and is an important part of the Illinois Community College System. RCC serves somewhere around 4,000 students and it offers people in the community an opportunity to further their educations. The school has many different associate degrees and certificate programs for students to choose from. It also has very good transfer options for students who wish to continue pursuing bachelor degrees at a larger four-year university. RCC even offers dual enrollment programs for high school students who wish to get a head start on their college education. This is a school that truly offers a robust education to all who enter its doors.
RCC has a nursing program that is quite special as well. There are several different programs of study in the nursing field at this school. Students can choose to pursue nurse assistant training, practical nursing, associate degree in nursing courses, or they can go for the LPN to RN bridge program. All of the nursing programs are held to the highest possible standard. These competitive programs will teach all prospective nurses the necessary skills while giving them every opportunity to grow as professionals. The ADN program is also fully accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing and is approved by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation.
|Campus LocaleSmall City|
|Number of Students2,515|
|Student to Faculty Ratio14:1|
|Is Admission OpenYes|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus Housing-|
Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
|Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years||0||9|
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North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission|
01/01/1978 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs|
09/01/1996 - Current
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$133/credit|
|In State Students||$188/credit|
|Out of State Students||$469/credit|
|In District Students||-|
|In State Students||-|
|Out of State Students||-|
Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.
|Program||Credit Hours||In district||In State||Out of State|
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 81% of Richland Community College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||16%||$183|
|State Grant & Scholarships||16%||$1,074|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||42%||$2,519|
|Federal Student Loans||9%||$4,819|
$5,127Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$4,918|
|$30,001 to $48,000$5,346|
|$48,001 to $75,000$5,837|
|$75,001 to $110,000$8,475|
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Illinois state board of nursing.