Germanna Community College

Germanna Community College

Germanna Community College is a two-year, public community college located in Locust Grove, Virginia. It was established in 1970. GCC is a member of the Virginia Community College System. The college is named after a settlement that was founded by Governor Alexander Spotswood for a group of German miners. The college offers a wide variety of degrees and programs in diverse areas of study. It also offers several on-line, hybrid and interactive courses.

GCC's campus is home to several clubs and organizations, including the Beautiful Hands Sign Club, Phi Theta Kappa, History Club and Photography Club.

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Germanna Community College
2130 Germanna Hwy
Locust Grove , VA 22508-2102
General Phone: (540) 423-9030

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Germanna Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts329liberal arts and sciences, liberal arts and humanities
Therapy and Counseling178mental and social health services
Nursing and Emergency Medicine77registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Business and Management24business, business administration, accounting and related services
Security and Law Enforcement17criminal justice and administration, fire-fighting
Computer Science and Engineering7computer and info science
Family and Social Work5child care provider
Drama and Performing Arts2various performing arts
Design1design and visual communication
Engineering Technician0electronics tech

Number of programs and degrees for Germanna Community College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree4398
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years239
Award of less than 1 academic year1781

Germanna Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Germanna Community College had a total enrollment of 5,899 students (3,368 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 74%
Black 14%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 3%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 3%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 15%
18-19 28%
20-21 16%
22-24 10%
25-29 9%
30-34 6%
35-39 5%
40-49 8%
50-64 3%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

State unknown1%

Germanna Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 63 %
Part-Time 46 %

Germanna Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 2,640
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 7,890
Books and supplies $ 1,000

Financial Aid:
Germanna Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 866000)

Germanna Community College Faculty

Germanna Community College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track2446

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Associate professorcalendar year0*1*
Assistant professorcalendar year1*4$52,447
Instructorcalendar year0*4$55,283
All faculty totalcalendar year1*9$54,315

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year5$68,8977$63,674
Associate professoracademic year6$56,6517$58,563
Assistant professoracademic year6$53,78215$49,783
Instructoracademic year7$46,9398$47,117
All faculty totalacademic year24$55,65237$53,496

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Germanna Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Accounting and Related Services, Other
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
Business/Commerce, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Design and Visual Communications, General

Drama And Performing Arts
Visual and Performing Arts, Other

Engineering Technician
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Child Care Provider/Assistant

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Fire Science/Fire-fighting

Therapy And Counseling
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other

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checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
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