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
Richland Community College is accredited by:
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)