Rappahannock Community College: Narrative Description

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12745 College Dr.
Glenns, VA 23149-2616
Tel: (804)758-6700
Admissions: (804)758-6742
Fax: (804)758-3852
Web Site: http://www.rcc.vccs.edu/


State-related, 2-year, coed. Part of Virginia Community College System. Awards certificates, diplomas, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1970. Setting: 217-acre rural campus. Total enrollment: 2,824. Students come from 1 other country, 0.5% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 18% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 36% 25 or older. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, distance learning, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships. Off campus study at J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Option: early admission. Placement: CPT required. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $0. State resident tuition: $1529 full-time, $63.70 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $5032 full-time, $209.65 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $98 full-time, $3.90 per credit part-time, $4 per term part-time.

Collegiate Environment:

Student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 21 open to all. Most popular organizations: Phi Theta Kappa, Culture Club, Poetry Club, student government. Student services: personal-psychological counseling, women's center. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices. College housing not available. The College Library with 46,000 books, 85 serials, and an OPAC. 195 computers available on campus for general student use.

Community Environment:

Glenns is centrally located in the Rappahannock River Tidewaters serving a 13-county region.

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