Richard Bland College Extends Application Deadline to May 1st

Top Quote New application deadline gives prospective students who are unsatisfied with their college prospects a second chance at a top-tier Virginia college or university. End Quote
  • Richmond-Petersburg, VA (1888PressRelease) April 11, 2014 - Richard Bland College of William & Mary, the Commonwealth's premiere residential, two-year College located in Petersburg, has extended its application deadline for the fall 2014 semester to May 1st. The extension comes just as high school seniors are receiving their admission decisions, giving them an additional option for their college future. Richard Bland College seeks to prepare students for university transfer through academically rigorous programs grounded in the liberal arts tradition of William & Mary, making it an excellent opportunity for students to transfer to their first-choice four year college.

    "With the competitiveness of the college application process, we decided to extend our application deadline to give our prospective students the additional time they need," said Richard Bland College President Debbie L. Sydow, Ph.D. "We want students to know that there is still one more option to getting into a good Virginia college."

    Richard Bland College has guaranteed transfer agreements with 21 private and most public colleges and universities in the Commonwealth of Virginia, giving students an array of seamless pathways to baccalaureate completion.

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    About Richard Bland College
    Richard Bland College of William & Mary is a selective, residential, two-year College that provides a rich learning experience at a reasonable cost for students preparing for transfer to highly ranked colleges and universities. Richard Bland students rate our professors among the best in the region, yet tuition and fees are among the lowest. The academically rigorous programs are grounded in the liberal arts tradition of The College of William & Mary. The College boasts NJCAA intercollegiate athletics, signature programs, and a small and diverse student population of 1,500 on a picturesque 750-acre campus located just outside historic Petersburg, Virginia. For more information, visit

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