Rappahannock Community College

School Highlights

Rappahannock Community College serves 2,909 students (22% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the state community college average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 49%.

Top Rankings

Rappahannock Community College ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in Virginia for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 179 teachers has grown by 258% over five years.
Rappahannock Community College(VA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Transfer-High NontraditionalAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty179 staff129 staff
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School CalendarLink to School Calendar

Student Body

The student population of Rappahannock Community College has declined by 18% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 52:1 over five years.
The Rappahannock Community College diversity score of 0.50 is less than the state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment2,909 students2,199 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
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# Full-Time Students636 students914 students
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# Part-Time Students2,273 students1,285 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
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% Asian
1%
7%
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% Hispanic
5%
12%
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% Black
17%
21%
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% White
68%
51%
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% Hawaiian
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% Two or more races
6%
5%
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% Unknown races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score0.500.67
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College Completion Rate
35%
33%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$29,700$29,600
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $3,401 is less than the state average of $3,736. The in-state tuition has declined by 25% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $8,071 is less than the state average of $8,977. The out-state tuition has declined by 23% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,401$3,736
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Out-State Tuition Fees$8,071$8,977
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid72%84%
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Median Debt for Graduates--
Median Debt for Dropouts--
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Rappahannock Community College is Centura College-Newport News (29.9 miles away).
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  • 179 students | 29.90 Mi616 Denbigh Blvd
    Newport News, VA 23608
    (757) 874-2121
    29.90179
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    Hampton, VA 23666
    (757) 825-2700
    36.307,314
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    Hampton, VA 23666
    (757) 896-6001
    38.10333
  • 205 students | 43.80 Mi751 WEST HUNDRED ROAD
    Chester, VA 23836
    (804) 751-9191
    43.80205
  • 10,152 students | 45.70 Mi13101 Jefferson Davis Hwy
    Chester, VA 23831
    (804) 796-4000
    45.7010,152
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Did You Know?
For Virginia public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,736 per year for in-state students and $8,977 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,561 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Virginia is 70%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Virginia community colleges have a diversity score of 0.67, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Virginia is Northern Virginia Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.