Rappahannock Community College (RCC)

12745 College Drive, Glenns, VA

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Rappahannock Community College, located in Glenns, Virginia, was founded in 1969 and is one of the 23 colleges that comprise Virginia Community College System. The school maintains three campuses located in Glenns, Warsaw, and King George to better serve  residents living within the schools service area as part of southeastern Virginia.

RCC school is dedicated to providing a high quality education for its students, ensuring that the programs remain relevant and current.

Rappahannock Community College offers students a large number of program options to ensure that regardless of the student's goal, the school will have options. Academic transfer programs allow students to complete the first two years of a four year education, followed by applying for transfer to colleges and universities in order to continue an education and earn a  bachelor's degree.

Technical and career programs provide in training and education in a specific high demand field or industry with the intention of pursuing long term steady employment in that field or industry upon completion. Such programs take between one and two years to complete and result in a degree or certificate.

Programs offered include:

Admissions and Financial Aid
Rappahannock Community College is an open enrollment institution that allows any individual interested in enrolling to do so by submitting an application and paying associated fees. Students are asked to provide transcripts and standardized test scores if available, and may be required to take a placement exam.

Students are also asked to participate in orientation and to meet with a counselor prior to registration in order to become more familiar with the school and to make an educated choice regarding program enrollment. Financial aid is awarded based on need as determined by the information provided by the student's Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), and is offered in the form of loans, grants and scholarships.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $5,800. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition range:
    • State Residents: $4,000-$4,800
    • Out-of-State: $9,300-$11,180
  • Part-time students are charged:
    • State Residents: $130-$160 per credit unit
    • Nonresidents: $310-$370 per credit unit

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid76%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships76%$4,876
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Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and recent graduates, Rappahannock Community College may offer services like:

  • Online course work available
  • Weekend and night classes available
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Work study style employment

Graduation & Transfer Rates

Community colleges often offer both career training programs and options for students to transfer-out to four year institutions, which is why the table below is so important, it compares Rappahannock Community College against community colleges in Virginia.

 RCCGloucester CountyVirginia
Graduation Rate31.4%-25.0%
Transfer-out Rate7.7%-12.0%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program
    • Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (since 2014)
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Rappahannock Community College by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Business and Marketing Studies

Computer and Information Sciences

Engineering Technology

Health and Clinical Professions

Legal Professions and Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mechanic and Repair Technology

Personal and Culinary Services

Security and Protective Services

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Contact Information

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Admissions Office

Financial Aid Office

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