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Richland Community College, located in Decatur, Illinois, is a public, 2-year institution that was founded in 1971 as the Community College of Decatur. The aim of the institution was to provide the citizens in the county an opportunity to receive a higher education. In 1975, the school changed to its present day name and moved to a permanent campus location. Today, the college works offer those in the Richland area and beyond a quality education that is affordable and accessible.

Students come to RCC to earn an associate’s degree, prepare to transfer to a four-year institution, prepare for the GED, earn a certificate, explore a new career, keep job skills current, or take courses that relate to personal interests. The school is made up of the following divisions:

  • Mathematics, Science & Business
  • Liberal Arts
  • Continuing and Professional Education
  • Health Professions
  • Correctional Education Programs
  • Workforce Development

RCC offers programs in an online learning environment awarding degrees and certificates in online and hybrid formats.

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

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