Randolph-Macon is a private, coeducational liberal arts and sciences college located 15 minutes north of Richmond in the scenic town of Ashland, Virginia. R-MC enrolls nearly 1,500 undergraduate students, who pursue their academic paths in more than 55 areas of study. R-MC integrates an outstanding liberal arts education and success strategies taught by extraordinary faculty mentors with a four year career preparation program called the EDGE.

Academic Programs

  • Engineering
  • Research
  • Science
  • Technology
  • Liberal Arts
  • Business
  • Education
  • Nursing
  • Communication
  • Music
  • Art & Design
  • Economics
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Government/Political Science
  • Health Science
  • Performing Arts
  • Social Science
  • Visual Arts

Student experience

  • Athletics
  • Co-op/Internship Opportunities
  • Disability Services
  • Greek Life
  • Intramural/Club Sports
  • LGBTQIA Services
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Religious Affiliation
  • ROTC Program
  • Study Abroad
  • Undergraduate Research
  • Equestrian
  • eSports
  • Show Choir
  • Choir
  • Instrumental Ensemble

Application information

Find out about requirements, fees, and deadlines


As you navigate your application process, please note Randolph-Macon College's important deadlines and key information: 1. R-MC offers two application deadlines: Early Action (non-binding) – November 15 Regular Decision – March 1 2. It’s free to apply! 3. Send us your official high school transcripts 4. SAT and ACT test scores will be optional this year, but if you choose to send them, use: SAT: 5566 or ACT: 4386 5. Send one letter of recommendation 6. Don't forget to schedule a visit (virtual or limited in-person) to meet members of our campus community and see for yourself what makes R-MC extraordinary.


R-MC offers a Spring and Fall Transfer Application: Spring 2021 – December 1 and Fall 2021 – June 1. It’s free to apply! But application requirements are different depending on if you will have an AA/AS degree by the time you enroll at R-MC. Have your AA/AS degree: Submit your application and college transcripts from all colleges attended. No associate degree: Submit your application, official college transcript(s), official H.S. transcripts or GED, and official SAT or ACT scores. (*If you graduated 5+ years ago, test scores are not required).

Additional Information

We combine a quality education with an affordable price tag, making the value of an R-MC degree truly supreme.

· 99% of students receive scholarships and grants that average more than $26,300.

· 55% of Yellow Jackets received an average financial award package of more than $34,800.

· 95% of R-MC students receive some sort of financial aid, bringing the cost of an R-MC degree down to that of an in-state tuition.

· It's important to submit your FAFSA (R-MC's Code: 003733). R-MC provides a $1,000 FAFSA Filing Grant just for submitting it!

Visit us

We are thrilled Randolph-Macon College has made it on your list of potential colleges! Nestled in the charming town of Ashland, Virginia, R-MC offers a personalized college experience with interdisciplinary academics, impactful career planning, and a thriving student life. There are many ways to visit, just go to Visit R-MC to sign up for what suits you best!

“The size of Randolph-Macon allows you to be more engaged with other students and find common interests. If not for the campus community here, I don’t think I would have been involved in as much as I have been.”

Sean Ryan, Alumnus, 2018
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Admissions office

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School location

114 College Ave
Ashland, VA 23005, United States of America

Phone number

(800) 888-1762