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Rappahannock Community College
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Institution Type
Public   2-Year
Institution Colors
Blue, Green
Accreditation
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
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Total Enrollment
Undergraduate
3780
Transfer-in
156
Average Class Size
Overall
17
Years 1 & 2
17
Years 3 & 4

Rappahannock Community College

2 locations: Glenns and Warsaw
Rappahannock Community College: Educating the Northern Neck and Middle Peninsula of Virginia since 1970. Rappahannock Community College (RCC) is a two-year public institution of higher education in the Virginia Community College System (VCCS). It is one of 23 community colleges that make up the VCCS. Established in 1970 as a comprehensive community college, RCC serves the residents of Essex, Gloucester, King and Queen, King George, King William, Lancaster, Mathews, Middlesex, New Kent, Northumberland, Richmond, and Westmoreland counties with quality, accessible, and affordable educational opportunities and is governed by policies set by the Virginia State Board for Community Colleges with support and advice from the RCC Local Board. Funding for the college derives primarily from student tuition, followed by state appropriations, grants, and local funds contributed from the 12 counties that make up the RCC service area. RCC's mission is to provide inclusive access to exceptional training and educational opportunities meeting the community’s needs and preparing individuals for success as learners, employees, and citizens. RCC has guaranteed admissions agreements with over 30 public and private colleges and universities, providing a wide variety of opportunities for transfer.
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Academics
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Freshman Definition
Students are classified as freshmen until they have completed 30 semester credits of study.
College Fit
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Freshman Student Catalog Year
Catalog year determined by the first semester of attendance.
Admissions and Financial
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Application Fee
There is no application fee.
Financial Aid
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Transcripts
Transcripts are required for students entering the Associate Degree in Nursing program or the Practical Nursing program.
Tests
Any student who has earned an associate degree or higher or who has earned a C or better in college-level courses in mat...see moreAny student who has earned an associate degree or higher or who has earned a C or better in college-level courses in math and/or English at a regionally accredited institution will be exempt from placement testing provided the student meets the prerequisites for the respective courses in the chosen program of study. Any student who has successfully completed developmental courses at a VCCS institution will be exempt from placement testing in those areas. Any student who has successfully completed developmental courses at a non-VCCS institution will have their coursework evaluated for placement.
Essay
An essay is not required.
Letter of Recommendation
A letter of recommendation is not required.
Interview
An interview is not required.
Important Dates
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Freshman Application Deadline
Fall
Applications for Admission are accepted throughout the year.
Freshman Application Deadline
Spring
Applications for Admission are accepted throughout the year.
Freshman Financial Aid Date
Priority Deadline is April 15
Freshman Financial Aid Date
Priority Deadline is April 15
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Transfer Definition
A transfer student is someone who has earned credits at one school or institution but, for various reasons, chooses to a...see moreA transfer student is someone who has earned credits at one school or institution but, for various reasons, chooses to attend a different institution and transfer the applicable credits earned.
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Associate Transfer Degree Completion
Courses are evaluated and transferred as applicable to your degree. To discuss how your previous degree will work in you...see moreCourses are evaluated and transferred as applicable to your degree. To discuss how your previous degree will work in your new goals, please meet with an advisor or college navigator.
Transfer Student Catalog Year
Catalog year determined by the first semester of attendance
Accepts Credits for Prior Learning
Y
Course Transfer Criteria
Courses with C or higher grade applicable to student's program of study at RCC will transfer.
Admissions and Financial
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Apply Here
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Application Fee
There is no application fee.
Transfer Financial Aid
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Transfer Admissions
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Transcripts
Official college transcripts are required for transfer evaluation.
Tests
Any student who has earned an associate degree or higher or who has earned a C or better in college-level courses in mat...see moreAny student who has earned an associate degree or higher or who has earned a C or better in college-level courses in math and/or English at a regionally accredited institution will be exempt from placement testing provided the student meets the prerequisites for the respective courses in the chosen program of study. Any student who has successfully completed developmental courses at a VCCS institution will be exempt from placement testing in those areas. Any student who has successfully completed developmental courses at a non-VCCS institution will have their coursework evaluated for placement.
Essay
An essay is not required.
Letters of Recommendation
A letter of recommendation is not required.
Interview
An interview is not required.
Important Dates
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Transfer Application Deadline
Fall
Applications for Admission are accepted throughout the year.
Transfer Application Deadline
Spring
Applications for Admission are accepted throughout the year.
Transfer Financial Aid Date
Priority Deadline is April 15
Academic Options
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Offers Credits for Prior Learning
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Flexible Degree Options
Online Degree Options Available
Weekend/Evening Courses Available
Summer Courses Available
Concurrent Enrollment
High School Dual Enrollment
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Reverse Transfer
Guaranteed Admissions
Campus Services and Engagement
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Campus Housing
Career Services
Disability Services
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Cultural Diversity Office
Student Clubs & Organizations
Sports
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Military Friendly
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Yellow Ribbon Program
Credit for Military Experience
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Dedicated POC for Military
Recognized Student Veteran Organization
SOC Member
GI Bill/Tuition Assistance
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Helpful Links
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SCHEV College Data Profile
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State Financial Aid Programs
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RCC Campus Life
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RCC Events
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Course Catalog
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