Rappahannock Community College

12745 College Drive
Glenns, VA 23149
Tel: (804)758-6700
3,845 students
Public institution
School Highlights
Rappahannock Community College serves 3,845 students (23% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 45:1 is higher than the state community college average of 34:1.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 46%.
Rappahannock Community College is the only community colleges within Gloucester County, VA.
The nearest community college is Centura College-Newport News (30.00 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 86 teachers has grown by 30% over five years.
College Rappahannock Community College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 86 staff
61 staff
Rappahannock Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 3,845 has grown by 19% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 45:1 has decreased from 49:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.47 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 30% over five years.
Total Enrollment 3,845 students 1,315 students
Rappahannock Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 45:1
22:1
Rappahannock Community College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 870 students
815 students
Rappahannock Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 2,975 students
1,061 students
Rappahannock Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Rappahannock Community College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
Rappahannock Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2013)
% Asian
1%
5%
Rappahannock Community College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
4%
20%
Rappahannock Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
19%
15%
Rappahannock Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
70%
49%
Rappahannock Community College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
4%
3%
Rappahannock Community College More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
1%
6%
Rappahannock Community College Unknown (2008-2013)
Rappahannock Community College Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.47 0.70
Rappahannock Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,245 is less than the state average of $5,590. The in-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $7,915 is less than the state average of $10,086. The out-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,245 $5,590
Rappahannock Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,915 $10,086
Rappahannock Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 70%
89%
Rappahannock Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Virginia public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,143 per year for in-state students and $9,350 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,335 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Virginia is 87%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Virginia community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.63, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Virginia is Sanford-Brown College-Tysons Corner. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.