Germanna Community College

2130 Germanna Hwy, Locust Grove
VA, 22508-2102
Tel: (540)423-9030
7,510 students
Public institution

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Germanna Community College is one of the twenty-three community colleges in Virginia that comprise the Virginia Community College System. It is a two-year public institution of higher education established in 1970. The College takes pride in serving the residents of Caroline, Culpeper, King George, Madison, Orange, Spotsylvania, and Stafford counties and the City of Fredericksburg.
School Highlights:
Germanna Community College serves 7,510 students (33% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 40%.
Germanna Community College is the only community colleges within Orange County, VA.
The nearest community college is Career Training Solutions (15.4 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Germanna Community College Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 7,510 teachers has grown by 32% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 51:1 has increased from 49:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.43 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 13% over five years.
Total Enrollment
7,510 students
1,287 students
Germanna Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
2,458 students
832 students
Germanna Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 5,052 students
1,021 students
Germanna Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Germanna Community College sch enrollment Germanna Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
% Asian
2%
2%
Germanna Community College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
3%
1%
% Hispanic
7%
7%
Germanna Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
12%
12%
Germanna Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
74%
66%
Germanna Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
Germanna Community College More (2010-2012)
Germanna Community College sch ethnicity Germanna Community College sta ethnicity
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. 0.43 0.45
Germanna Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,998 is less than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 40% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $9,773 is less than the state average of $10,072. The out-state tuition has grown by 17% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,998 $5,940
Germanna Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $9,773 $10,072
Germanna Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Germanna Community College is a public, comprehensive higher education institution in the Virginia Community College System. Located in north-central Virginia, the College has two full-service campuses and offers Associate Degree, Certificate, and Career Studies Certificate programs to a diverse urban and rural population. In 1956, descendants of the original settlers at Germanna Ford organized the Memorial Foundation of Germanna Colonies in Virginia, Inc. In 1966, the Virginia legislature created a community college system intended to provide higher learning in both academic and technical areas within commuting distance of every citizen of the Commonwealth. A site selection committee recommended that the College be located in the center of its service region. In 1969, the Memorial Foundation of Germanna Colonies donated 100 acres of property along the Rapidan River to the Commonwealth of Virginia for the location of a community college. On June 5, 1969, the College Board unanimously chose the name Germanna Community College to recognize this generous gift and the local history associated with it. The Locust Grove campus is located on Route 3 midway between Culpeper and Fredericksburg. The campus consists of 100 beautifully wooded acres adjacent to the Rapidan River in Orange County. The campus building of approximately 65,000 square feet includes classrooms, laboratories (including a state-of-the-art Technologies Laboratory), a wellness center, bookstore, administrative and faculty offices, a library, information services, business office, and student lounge. Outdoor facilities include tennis courts and a playing field, as well as nature trails, jogging paths, and a picnic area. Germanna Community College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the Associate degree. In addition, the AAS nursing program is accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission and both the AAS nursing and the practical nursing certificate programs are approved by the Virginia Board of Nursing.

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    10304 Spotsylvania Ave, Suite 400
    Fredericksburg , VA , 22408
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