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College Profile & Demographic Information


12800 Abrams Road, Dallas, Texas, on 243 acres of former farmland adjacent to the cities of Richardson and Garland.


Established in 1972. One of seven campuses in the Dallas County Community College District.


Offers the two-year college transfer associate degree, plus associate degrees and one-year certificates.


Traditional fall and spring 15-week terms plus summer terms, a Winter Term, a May Term and 4-, 6-, and 8-week flex terms throughout the year.

Financial Aid

A number of financial aid programs available including on-campus work study, scholarships & short-term loans.


  • College credit enrollment is approximately 20,000.
  • Anglo students comprise 29% of our enrollment, while the percentages for other ethnic and racial groups are African-American - 22%, Hispanic - 29%, and Asian-American - 14%.
  • Richland transfers more than 55% of its students to Texas' four-year colleges and universities.
  • RLC's student body includes 55% women, 45% men.
  • 78% of our students are baccalaureate-bound.
  • 15% of our students are career program-bound.