Richard Bland College signs dual enrollment agreement with military academy
Students at Fork Union Military Academy (FUMA) in Central Virginia will soon be able to get a head start to their college education.
On Wednesday, FUMA signed a dual enrollment agreement with Petersburg-based Richard Bland, a junior college afflilated with the College of William and Mary.
The arrangement allows FUMA students to complete an Associate of Science degree at Richard Bland while fulfilling their high school graduation requirements. The agreement goes into effect March 1 and will be renewed on a yearly basis.
FUMA, located in Fork Union, is a military boarding school for males in grades 6-12 as well as postgraduates.
In-state FUMA students will be required to pay in-state Richard Bland tuition, and out-of-state FUMA students will be required to pay out-of-state Richard Bland tuition.