Randolph-Macon College is listed among U.S. News & World Report's 150 best national liberal arts colleges.

At R-MC, You’ll Find

  • A 125-acre campus
  • 1,543 undergraduate students
  • 47 percent male and 53 percent female students
  • 11:1 student-faculty ratio
  • An average class size of 16
  • 65 percent of classes with fewer than 20 students
  • 37 majors and 38 minors for Fall 2019
  • 97 percent of full-time faculty holding a Ph.D. or other terminal degree
  • 0 classes led by teaching assistants
  • Numerous internship opportunities
  •  586,352 books and e-books, 289,110 paper and digital serials, 148 databases, and 106,942 media materials in McGraw-Page Library
  • 99 percent of students receive scholarships/grants from all sources averaging more than $26,787
  • 55 percent of students receive awards based on financial need with an average award package of $30,349

An Active Life on Campus 

  • 80+ student organizations and clubs
  • 18 intercollegiate sports (Division III) and membership in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference
  • 96% of first-time, first-year students and 85% of all undergraduates live in college-owned, -operated, or –affiliated housing
  • 12 residence halls
  • 7 national fraternities and 4 national sororities
  • More than 25,000 volunteer and community service hours a year

Lots to do Off Campus


  • Dining, shopping, and entertainment
  • A regional park system with forests, streams, and challenging trails for hiking and mountain biking
  • Fresh, local food at the Ashland Farmers Market
  • A culturally active arts and entertainment community, with street parties and arts fairs
  • Ashland Amtrak Station

In the Richmond Area

15 minutes away
  • A center for business and commerce including major Fortune 500 companies
  • A wide range of internship opportunities
  • A thriving arts scene with theaters, galleries, concert venues, and nationally recognized museums
  • A lively dining culture, with independent restaurants, food trucks, and farmers markets
  • An active outdoors community of cyclists, paddlers and more, named the best river town in America by Outside magazine
  • A region rich in the history of our nation

Within a Two-Hour Drive

  • Washington, D.C., internships, culture and resources
  • Historic Jamestown, Monticello and Williamsburg
  • Outdoor recreation in the Blue Ridge Mountains
  • The Atlantic Ocean at Virginia Beach