HIGHER EDUCATION IN HANOVER COUNTY
Hanover County is home to Randolph-Macon College
Founded in 1830, and ideally located in historic Ashland, Virginia, just minutes north of Richmond and 90 miles south of Washington D.C., Randolph-Macon is a selective, co-educational, nationally-ranked liberal arts college with a mission of “developing the minds and character of its students.” R-MC offers over 54 areas of study and has an outstanding reputation for its exceptional faculty and rigorous curriculum, national and international internships, study abroad and undergraduate research opportunities, and unique January-term program. Enrollment is nearly 1,500 with a student-faculty ratio of 11:1 and an average class size of 15 students. The college pledges a Four-Year Degree Guarantee for eligible students as well as generous scholarships and financial aid packages. The EDGE integrates an outstanding liberal arts education with a dynamic four-year career preparation program aimed at providing graduates with a competitive advantage when applying for jobs or top graduate schools. Offering 18 varsity sports, the Yellow Jackets play in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) and are members of NCAA’s Division III. Founded in 1830, Randolph-Macon is the oldest United Methodist Church-affiliated college in the nation.
114 Henry Street, Ashland, VA 23005
Main: (804) 752-7200
Admissions: (800) 888-1762