International Admissions

At R-MC, our strong international education program welcomes talented students from around the world to our Ashland, Virginia campus, located only 150 kilometers from Washington, DC. International students benefit from R-MC's exceptional liberal arts curriculum, opportunities for internships and independent research, and a strong tradition of alumni success.

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Randolph-Macon College partners with Capstone Vietnam to assist interested students from Vietnam. R-MC compensates these agencies on a per capita basis for enrolled students.


Applications for Fall Semester

November 15 Early Action application deadline
January 1 Early Action decisions sent
March 1 Final application deadline
April 1 Admissions decisions sent
May 1 Enrollment deposit due

Applications for Spring Semester

December 1 Application deadline
December 15 Admissions decisions sent
January 1 Enrollment deposit due

Application and Supporting Materials

Your application is complete once we have received the following materials:

1. Application and Personal Statement

Your application includes a written personal statement; use this part of the application to tell us more about who you are and why you want to attend R-MC. You may choose to:

2. Transcripts

Request your secondary school, as well as any colleges you may have attended, to mail an official copy of your transcript — along with copies any additional documents, such as diplomas and/or exam scores (such as GCE "O" Level or "A" Level exams, HKCEE, HKALE, National Entrance Exam, or SAECE) — to the address below. Please provide a certified translation of all documents not written in English.

3. Recommendation

Please submit a letter of recommendation from any one of the following: counselor, teacher, principal or headmaster.

4. English Proficiency or SAT Test Scores

Students whose first language is not English must take either the TOEFL or IELTS (Academic version) test to demonstrate their proficiency with English, or they may take the SAT test.

Minimum Accepted English-Proficiency Test Scores
TOEFL (Internet iBT Test) 80
TOEFL (Paper Test) 550

The SAT Reasoning Test is optional for international applicants, but if you have taken the SAT, please make sure you request an official score report to be sent to R-MC from The College Board, or have a certified copy sent from your secondary school along with your transcript. We do not require SAT Subject Tests, but we will consider them if submitted. The college code for R-MC is 5566.

5. Financing Your R-MC Education

International student applicants are eligible to receive academic scholarships (awarded during the admissions process) but no other financial aid from the college. You will be required to document your ability to pay the full cost of attendance and educational expenses (minus any scholarships and grants you are awarded). 

6. Enrolling at R-MC

If you are accepted to R-MC, you must submit the following information before you can enroll at the college:

Once this documentation has been received, and you have paid your enrollment deposit, the R-MC Office of International Education will issue you an I-20 immigration form, which will allow you to obtain an F-1 Student Visa to enter the United States. Learn more about the student visa and orientation process.