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Richard Bland

Higher Education

Richard Bland College is located in Dinwiddie County and is the only state-supported junior college in Virginia.  Richard Bland College has as its primary mission the offering of transfer associate degree programs in liberal arts and sciences.

More than ninety percent of Richard Bland College’s graduates transfer to senior (four-year) institutions to complete their baccalaureate degrees. Most of them choose to transfer to in-state senior colleges and universities; therefore, formal transfer agreements with the following Virginia institutions guarantee automatic acceptance of their graduates:

Bridgewater College
DeSales University
George Mason University
James Madison University
Longwood University
Lynchburg College
Norfolk State University
Old Dominion University
Radford University
Randolph-Macon College
Regent University
Roanoke College
Shenandoah University
The College of William & Mary
University of Virginia at Wise
Virginia Commonwealth University
VA Polytechnic Institute & State University
Virginia State University

Public Schools

Dinwiddie EducationDinwiddie County Public Schools is squarely focused on preparing the workforce of the future. Dinwiddie's school system boasts a healthy mix of college preparatory and career readiness curricula for its students that is designed to establish an early connection between the classroom and the real world.

Business skill, entrepreneurial spirit, and forward-thinking innovation are the driving traits school leaders work to instill in Dinwiddie's student body, all while maintaining the community bonds between teachers, parents, students, and the business community. These bonds are quintessential Dinwiddie.