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Randolph - Macon College Overview

Located in Ashland, Virginia, Randolph - Macon College is a private not-for-profit institution. Randolph - Macon is located in a safe and convenient suburb.

What Is Randolph - Macon College Known For?

400 Undergraduate Awards
$31,657 Avg Cost After Aid
71% Acceptance Rate
  • The 2% student loan default rate at Randolph - Macon is better than the national rate of 10.1%. That's a good sign that you may be able to pay off student loans easier than your peers at other schools can.
  • The highest award offered at Randolph - Macon is the bachelor's degree.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 64% of the faculty were full-time.
  • A student who earns a bachelor's degree from Randolph - Macon makes roughly $49,100 a year. This is 20% more than their peers from other colleges and universities.
  • On average, it takes about 4.1 years for students from Randolph - Macon to earn a bachelor's degree. This is excellent when compared to the average of 4.4 years.

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Randolph - Macon College Rankings

We have ranked Randolph - Macon as #200 out of 2,587 colleges and universities in the country in our 2022 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 10% of all schools in the nation. Randolph - Macon also holds the #8 spot on the Best Colleges in Virginia ranking.

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Randolph - Macon has also been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#206 Best Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Randolph - Macon.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#15 Most Popular Engineering Physics Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#25 Best Neurobiology & Neurosciences Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#35 Best General Biology Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#41 Best Biological & Biomedical Sciences Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#47 Best Business & Commerce Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#55 Best General English Literature Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#60 Best English Language & Literature Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#75 Best Communication & Media Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#91 Best Communication & Journalism Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Randolph - Macon has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#25 Best Communications Schools College Factual
#47 Best General Business/Commerce Bachelor’s Degree Schools College Factual
#92 Best Biology Studies Schools College Factual
#95 Best General Biology Schools College Factual
#107 Best Biological & Biomedical Sciences Schools College Factual
#110 Best Communication & Media Studies Schools College Factual

Where Is Randolph - Macon College?


Contact details for Randolph - Macon are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 204 Henry St, Ashland, VA 23005-5505
Phone: 804-752-7200

How Do I Get Into Randolph - Macon?

You can apply to Randolph - Macon online at:

Admission Requirements for Randolph - Macon

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program required
Recommendations required
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Randolph - Macon?

71% Acceptance Rate
57% Of Accepted Are Women
90% Submit SAT Scores
The acceptance rate at Randolph - Macon College is 71%. This means that is not quite as selective as some schools, but you'll still need to submit a good application if you want to be considered by the admissions department.

Approximately 43% of accepted students are men and 57% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 66%, and the acceptance rate for women is 76%.

Average Test Scores

About 90% of students accepted to Randolph - Macon submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 520 and 620. Math scores were between 510 and 598.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Randolph - Macon College  ( 520 to 620 )

SAT Math Scores for Randolph - Macon College  ( 510 to 598 )
Randolph - Macon received ACT scores from 24% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 20 and 29. Math scores were between 19 and 26. Composite scores were between 21 and 28.

ACT English Scores for Randolph - Macon College  ( 20 to 29 )
ACT Math Scores for Randolph - Macon College  ( 19 to 26 )
ACT Composite Scores for Randolph - Macon College  ( 21 to 28 )

Can I Afford Randolph - Macon College?

$31,657 Net Price
66% Take Out Loans
2.2% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Randolph - Macon is $31,657. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Randolph - Macon, approximately 66% of students took out student loans averaging $8,459 a year. That adds up to $33,836 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Randolph - Macon is 2.2%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Randolph - Macon College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,531 Full-Time Undergraduates
55% Women
21% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,554 undergraduate students at Randolph - Macon, with 1,531 being full-time and 23 being part-time.


Gender Diversity

Of the 1,531 full-time undergraduates at Randolph - Macon, 45% are male and 55% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Randolph - Macon College students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 21
Black or African American 138
Hispanic or Latino 86
White 1,163
International Students 30
Other Races/Ethnicities 93

Geographic Diversity

Virginia students aren't the only ones who study at Randolph - Macon College. At this time, 16 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 19 countries are represented at Randolph - Macon. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Vietnam, Japan, and Myanmar/Burma.

Online Learning at Randolph - Macon College

0 Took All Classes Online

Randolph - Macon College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s TOTAL
General Business/Commerce 68 68
General Biology 54 54
Communication & Media Studies 41 41
Accounting 20 20
Computer Information Systems 20 20
General Psychology 20 20
Political Science & Government 18 18
Sociology 18 18
Economics 14 14
General English Literature 12 12
Chemistry 12 12
Engineering Physics 11 11
Romance Languages 11 11
History 11 11
Natural Resources Conservation 9 9
Religious Studies 8 8
Classical & Ancient Studies 7 7
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 6 6
Classical Languages & Literature 6 6
Mathematics 6 6
Criminology 6 6
Music 5 5
Drama & Theater Arts 4 4
Other Social Sciences 3 3
Physics 2 2
Arts & Media Management 2 2
Fine & Studio Arts 2 2
Area Studies 1 1
Ethnic Studies 1 1
Philosophy 1 1
International Relations & National Security 1 1
Information Technology 0 0
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 0
General Engineering 0 0
Writing Studies 0 0
Germanic Languages 0 0
Nursing 0 0
Applied Mathematics 0 0
TOTAL 400 400


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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