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Randolph-Macon College
Ashland, VA
Randolph-Macon, founded in 1830, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 110-acre campus, located in Ashland, includes three buildings on the National Register of Historic Buildings and one designated a National Historic Landmark.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 1,446
   Women 770 (53.3%)
   Men 676 (46.7%)
Graduate Students Not reported
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 61% of 2,842 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered Yes
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline March 1
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.69
SAT Math 538 average
485-590 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 546 average
490-600 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 24 average
22-26 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests   X    
Essay   X    
Extracurricular Activities     X  
Cost of Attendance $52,550
  Tuition and Fees $38,730
  Room and Board $11,180
Average Percent of Need Met 83%
Average Freshman Award $28,332
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System 4-1-4
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 101
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 21% of classes
10-19 students: 42% of classes
20-29 students: 36% of classes
30-39 students: 1% of classes
Ashland Population 7,289
Nearest Metropolitan Area Richmond
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 96% of freshmen, 85% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division III
Mascot Yellow Jacket
Sororities 35% of women participate
Fraternities 34% of men participate
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.3% Asian
8.5% Black/African-American
4.4% Hispanic/Latino
3.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
79.6% White
0.9% Unknown
International Students 2.1% from 20 countries
First-Year Students Returning 85.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 52.2%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months 60%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly 12.0%