Rappahannock Community College

Rappahannock Community College

Rappahannock Community College, also known as RCC, is located in Virginia, United States. It has two campues, one located in Glenns and the other in Warsaw. It was founded in the year 1969 and operates under the Virginia Community College System. The college was named after the Rappahannock River because its campuses stand on both sides of the river. The college offers degree and certificate programs in various areas of study including business management, mathematics, practical nursing, culinary arts, and law enforcement.

RCC's athletic teams are nicknamed the Gulls. Students of Rappahannock Community College participate in sports such as softball, basketball, and baseball. There are several student clubs and organizations including the Culture Club, Phi Theta Kappa, Student Nurses Association, Art Clu, and RCC Players.

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Contacting Rappahannock Community College

Rappahannock Community College
12745 College Drive
Glenns , VA 23149-2616
General Phone: (804) 758-6700

Rappahannock Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts113liberal arts and sciences, liberal arts and humanities
Nursing and Emergency Medicine45registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Therapy and Counseling34mental and social health services
Business and Management16business administration, accounting and related services
Security and Law Enforcement6criminal justice and administration
Engineering Technician6engineering technology, industrial tech, industrial production tech
Office and Administration4business support services

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree1626
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years286
Award of less than 1 academic year341

Rappahannock Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Rappahannock Community College had a total enrollment of 3,206 students (1,598 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 76%
Black 18%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 1%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 3%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 40%
18-19 21%
20-21 10%
22-24 6%
25-29 5%
30-34 4%
35-39 5%
40-49 6%
50-64 3%
65+ 0%

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

State unknown1%

Rappahannock Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 60 %
Part-Time 36 %

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

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 2,615
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 7,870
Books and supplies $ 884

Financial Aid:
Rappahannock Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 916000)

Rappahannock Community College Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track1518

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year1*0*
Instructorcalendar year0*2*
All faculty totalcalendar year1*2*

*: 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 year0*2*
Associate professoracademic year4$61,6644$54,608
Assistant professoracademic year4$50,8584$50,500
Instructoracademic year6$48,4946$43,801
All faculty totalacademic year14$52,93216$50,742

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

Rappahannock Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Accounting and Related Services, Other
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other

Engineering Technician
Engineering Technology, General
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other
Industrial Technology/Technician

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)

Office And Administration
Business Operations Support and Secretarial Services, Other

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration

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

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