Randolph-Macon’s agreements for early or provisional with professional schools across the mid-Atlantic region help students in business, healthcare and more immediately take the next steps to their chosen career.
Randolph-Macon College has an arrangement with the accounting department at Virginia Commonwealth University which facilitates a student’s acceptance into the Masters of Accounting program at VCU. To qualify for admission to the Virginia Commonwealth University graduate program in accounting, a student must have followed a prescribed course of study at Randolph-Macon, be recommended by the Department of Economics, Business, and Accounting, and have earned a baccalaureate degree from Randolph-Macon College. Interested students or prospective students should contact the chair of the Department of Economics, Business, and Accounting as early as possible to plan a program of study.
Under a Memorandum of Understanding with The College of William and Mary in Virginia – Master of Accounting Program at the Raymond A. Mason School of Business (W&M MAcc), each year the Department of Economics, Business, and Accounting of Randolph-Macon College will recommend up to 5 students to be potential candidates for admission to the W&M MAcc. These students will be contacted and interviewed by the W&M MAcc and must meet the admissions standards and prerequisite requirements of the program. Application fees will be waived for these students. In addition, nominated students with a GPA of 3.25 or higher will not be required to submit the usual application requirement of a GMAT test score. Interested current students or prospective students should contact the chair of the Department of Economics, Business, and Accounting as early as possible for more information and to plan a program of study.
Randolph-Macon College has a cooperative arrangement with the engineering school at the University of Virginia, whereby students earn bachelor’s degrees from Randolph-Macon and bachelor’s or master’s degrees in engineering from the cooperating university.
In this program, students typically spend three years at Randolph-Macon and two at the cooperating university. Any Randolph-Macon student recommended by the college will normally be accepted by the cooperating university, provided that basic requirements in mathematics and science have been met and the student has maintained a B+ average or better.
Forestry or Environmental Management Program
Randolph-Macon has an arrangement with the Nicholas School of the Environment at Duke University, permitting students with career interests in forestry or environmental management to spend three years at Randolph-Macon and two years at Duke University. Upon completion of the program, the student is awarded a baccalaureate degree from Randolph-Macon and either a master of forestry or master of environmental management from Duke. These professional degree programs are distinct from the conventional graduate programs at Duke, to which students are normally admitted after completing a bachelor’s degree. To qualify for admission to a professional program, students must complete an approved course of study at Randolph-Macon and also meet the admission requirements of the Nicholas School of the Environment. Interested students are urged to contact the director of the environmental studies program early in their college careers.
Pre-Health and Pre-Med Programs
Early Selection Program George Washington University
Randolph-Macon College is a part of The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences Early Selection Program. The Program encourages second-year Randolph-Macon College students who have achieved academic distinction to pursue a variety of undergraduate majors and gain a provisional acceptance to the medical school at George Washington. Students must pursue a non-science major or minor (i.e., not biology, chemistry, physics, or math) and engage in activities that demonstrate an interest in medicine and the community to qualify for the program. Furthermore, students must achieve a minimum MCAT (Admissions Test) score and commit to attending George Washington University.
Bachelor’s/MD Joint ProgramEastern Virginia Medical School
Randolph-Macon and Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS) have entered into a Bachelor’s/MD Joint Program. Each year a select number of qualified Randolph-Macon College students, who have demonstrated outstanding academic ability and character during their first three semesters, may receive provisional guaranteed admission to EVMS under the Bachelor’s/MD Joint Program.
Successful applicants will complete their bachelor’s degree at Randolph-Macon College under the guidance of the RMC Pre-Med Advisory Committee, take the requisite courses, maintain a minimum GPA and achieve a Minimum MCAT score.
Despite these advantages, EVMS provides conditionally admitted students in the program the opportunity to apply out to other medical schools.
Preferred Applicant Track Agreement Virginia Commonwealth University
Randolph-Macon College and Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine have entered into a Preferred Applicant Track Agreement.
The Preferred Applicant Track provides up to a maximum of 2 Randolph-Macon College sophomores, who are in exceptional academic and professional standing to be selected by the Randolph-Macon College Pre-Medical Advisory Committee for provisional acceptance to the VCU Medical School. To qualify, students must achieve and maintain overall and science GPA minimum requirements, complete medically related and community service experience hours, and obtain a minimum MCAT score.
VCU provides conditionally accepted students in the Preferred Applicant Track the choice to apply out to additional medical schools.
Early Assurance Program Eastern Virginia Medical School Physician Assistant Program
Randolph-Macon College is a member of the Eastern Virginia Medical School Physician Assistant Early Assurance Program (“EAP”) . The EAP was created to offer outstanding and qualified RMC students who demonstrate an interest in becoming a Physician Assistant and attending EVMS with the opportunity to gain early assurance of acceptance into the PA Program at EVMS before beginning their final year of college. Applicants must be enrolled at RMC as career students, transfer students are not eligible to apply. Applicants must satisfactorily complete pre-requisite courses and accumulate a large number of direct patient care experience hours to qualify for the program.
Guaranteed Admission into the Accelerated Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing at Virginia Commonwealth University
Randolph-Macon College and the Virginia Commonwealth School of Nursing have entered into a Guaranteed Admission Agreement for the Accelerated Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing. Students can apply to the program after completing 60 credits at Randolph-Macon College. To maintain program eligibility, students must complete all pre-requisite courses to a minimum standard as well as successfully complete the Honors Program at Randolph-Macon College.
Guaranteed Admission into the Accelerated Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing at the George Washington University
Randolph-Macon College and the George Washington University School of Nursing have entered into a Guaranteed Admission Agreement for the Accelerated Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing. Students can apply to the program after completing 60 credits at Randolph-Macon College and must complete all pre-requisite courses to a minimum standard.
Provisional Acceptance & Guaranteed Admission Articulation Agreement Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Pharmacy
Randolph-Macon College and the VCU School of Pharmacy have entered into an agreement that provides provisional acceptance at the end of the sophomore year followed by guaranteed admission after graduation from Randolph-Macon College. Students must complete all VCU School of Pharmacy pre-requisite coursework to a minimum standard, maintain a minimum overall GPA, achieve a minimum score on the PCAT admissions examination and maintain all additional requirements to secure admission.
Priority Status Agreement Shenandoah University School of Pharmacy
Randolph-Macon College and the Shenandoah University School of Pharmacy have entered into a Priority Status Agreement to facilitate admission into the Shenandoah University School of Pharmacy. Students must satisfactorily complete all pre-requisite course work for the School of Pharmacy, maintain a satisfactory GPA, achieve a minimum score on the PCAT examination, and complete all additional requirements to secure admission.
Theology and Seminary
Candler School of Theology at Emory University
Because of our unique pre-ministerial program and long history of educating clergy, RMC graduates are granted guaranteed admission agreement into Candler School of Theology at Emory University if they have a 3.0 on a 4.0 grade point scale. Students must have completed at least 60 of their credit hours at RMC. Admission fees are waived. This ensures students can pursue at Master of Divinity and Master of Religious Leadership.
Wesley Theological Seminary
Wesley Theological Seminary grants guaranteed admission to students who seek a Master of Divinity or Master of Theological Studies. RMC students must have a 3.0 on a 4.0 grade point scale and 60 hours at RMC. Admission fees are waived.